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Posted Wed Jan 15 2014: from Oregon State University:
Oldest Trees Are Growing Faster, Storing More Carbon as They Age
In a finding that overturns the conventional view that large old trees are unproductive, scientists have determined that for most species, the biggest trees increase their growth rates and sequester more carbon as they age. In a letter published today in the journal Nature, an international research group reports that 97 percent of 403 tropical and temperate species grow more quickly the older they get.
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