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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We did not inspect plots for evidence of grazing as our interest was on the effects of browsing on forest succession; therefore, it is possible that animals were feeding on nonwoody vegetation in the clearcut during the later sampling periods.
giganteus sheaths in the range (11% to 27%) reported for other nonwoody biomass and close to the ranges for North American softwoods (24% to 37%) and hardwoods (17% to 30%; Li et al.
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.
So, attending to biological derivation, formulation, chemical description, and purity, phytobiotics comprise a very wide range of substances, and four subclasses in animal feeding may be categorized into (1) herbs (product from flowering, nonwoody, and nonpersistent plants), (2) botanicals (entire or processed parts of a plant, e.g., root, leaves, and bark), (3) essential oils (hydrodistilled extracts of volatile plant compounds), and (4) oleoresins (extracts based on nonaqueous solvents) [24].
herbs: small nonwoody annuals or perennials may be erect tall (<1m), erect shorts, cushion forming and spreading and grasses and sedges;
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.
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.