earth-ball


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Noun1.earth-ball - any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuberearth-ball - any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
genus Tuber, Tuber - type genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically truffles
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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A permit approved on June 6 by DENR-National Capital Region Director Jacqueline Cancan allowed the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) to cut 425 trees and earth-ball 62 more along Bayani Road and Sales Interchange in Fort Bonifacio.
He said proponents also planned to earth-ball or move mangrove trees that would be affected by the project.
He said they are also planning to earth-ball or replant mangrove trees that will be affected by the project.
They even violated the terms of their previous tree-cutting permit that required them to earth-ball big trees and conduct it under DENR supervision,' she said.
But the DPWH has encouraged its contractor to earth-ball the trees instead and transfer these to Pradera, a 315-hectare resort that has given refuge to 400 trees uprooted from MacArthur Highway in Pampanga and Roman Highway in Bataan province.
17, authorizes the agency to cut 589 trees and earth-ball 107 others.
19, authorized the agency to cut 589 trees and earth-ball 107 others.
Soleq said it would try to earth-ball some of the displaced trees.
"Of the 1,858 trees, 1,215 trees around 10 to 15 meters tall will be cut down; 623 will be earth-balled, while 20 trees will be just pruned and out of the 1,858 trees that will be displaced, 525 trees are categorized as premium species," she said.