nonwoody


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nonwoody

(ˌnɒnˈwʊdɪ)
adj
(Botany) not woody; not resembling or consisting of wood
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Adj.1.nonwoody - not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood
woody - made of or containing or resembling wood; "woody plants"; "perennial herbs with woody stems"; "a woody taste"
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They are called "grazers" if feeding on nonwoody tissues of grasses and broad-leaved plants (the forbes), or "browsers" when feeding on woody shrubs or trees.
Both red-cockaded woodpeckers and gopher tortoises live in open pinelands that are relatively free of thick shrubs and hardwoods, but abundant with grasses and other nonwoody vegetation on the ground.
All live nonwoody vegetation was cut at ground level in each quadrat and sorted as spurge, forb (excluding spurge), or grass.
Depithing, resin impregnation and chemical/thermal treatment of nonwoody fibers (12), (13) and newer type of adhesives with adequate bonding capability (14-17) can provide composite panels with acceptable properties as required by the industry and users.
Data for all nonwoody resources, fuels, and transportation were from the US Life-Cycle Inventory (LCI) Database (US LCI 2012).
Nonwoody plants included marsh buttercup (Ranunculus septentrionalis), blue flag (Iris hexagona), brookweed (Samolus valerandii), marsh purslane (Ludwigia palustris), warty arrowhead (Sagittaria papillosa), stingless nettle (Boehmeria cylindrica), large spikerush (Eleocharis macrostachya), turgid sedge (Carex amphibola), and basket grass (Oplismenus hirtellus).
Feeder roots are nonwoody roots concentrated near the soil surface.
With this technology, nonwoody vegetation is maintained to retain sediment, stabilize soils and banks, and provide ecosystem habitat.
You can keep nonwoody annuals and perennials flowering by using two simple techniques.
Stems can be broken down into two basic categories: woody or nonwoody (herbaceous).