Acer saccharum

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  • Suger Maple Research Paper

    Suger maple(Acer saccharum) Aceraceae/ Maple family sometimes called rock maple or hard maple, it is one of the largest hardwoods that is wide spreaded in western Canada. Sugar maple is common associtated with those common types: Acer negundo,manitoba maple Acer ginnala,amur maple Acer sacharrinum,silver maple Tree with overall up to 35 m tall, long straight trunk, usually branch-free for 2/3rds of its height. Leaves: Simple leaves, oppositely arranged and they’re flat, with three or five long pointed lobes. The leaf can be easily distinguished from other maple species by identifying two “u shaped” notches that seperate the sides shape. Margins with a few irregular undulations (wavy) teeth to serrated. Bark: Smooth when young,…

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  • Sugar Maple Research Paper

    Acer saccharum (Marsh.) is a member of the Aceraceae family and is commonly known as the sugar maple. The sugar maple leaf is the main symbol depicted on the Canadian flag which further emphasizes its importance to Canadian culture and history. Along with it’s cultural significance, it is also extremely important economically in Canada due to the various products that are produced from it’s sap and wood. Due to it’s widespread canopy capable of blocking large amount of sunlight and its gorgeous…

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  • My Personal Experience Of Observational Learning

    very useful in my field ecology class, for example, where we employ the process of binary dichotomy to identify plant species; starting with the obligatory category of the specimen- in fact- being a plant, which, in the case of trees and shrubs, can be broken down further into deciduous or coniferous, then the leaf appearance and arrangements, all singled out until all that is left is the single species in question, perhaps a Ginkgo biloba, or a Cornus alternifolia. And, though I take some…

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  • Sugar Maple Seed Lab Report

    plants because if the seeds are not evenly dispersed over a proper amount of terrain, germinating seeds will grow too close to the parent plants. This can result in competition for light, space, water and nutrients between the seeds and the parent plants. With wind dispersal, seeds are simply blown about and land in varying places. To better the chances that at least some of the seeds will land in a place suitable for growth, these plants produce a myriad of seeds (The University of Waikato,…

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