#7 Woodland Riddle --August 2022
Riddle #7: Ever wish your expanding “girth” could garner the same appreciation accorded to the DBH (diameter at breast height) of trees? One reason starts with a thin layer of cells that contributes to the expanding girth of a tree and ultimately produces its bark. What is that layer called? Succeeding riddles will delve deeper!
Answer: The cork cambium contributes to the expanding girth of a tree. The cork cambium is a thin layer of cells that ultimately produces the bark of the tree.
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How many times has terminology in your woodlands management plan furrowed your brow? What exactly did that service forester mean when he/she suggested releasing the canopy during an inspection of your woodlands? Is that like raising the sunroof on your convertible??