Tree ID
Tree Identification (ID): A tree is a woody plant with a single erect perennial trunk at least three inches in diameter at breast height (DBH) and attains heights above 13 feet or more. Worldwide, the number of tree species may exceed 50,000 and North America has a total of 700 different tree species that are native to the land. Leaves, bark, twigs and fruit can help in tree identification. Shape, although not a tree "part", plays a key role in tree species characteristics along with the roots, trunk and crown. There are major tree categories used in identification of trees including conifer, evergreen, softwood and hardwood. Tree anatomy also can be used to identify trees. Trees can be identified by examination of several characteristics.
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Comparative Wood Anatomy of Ten Selected Urban Trees in the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana- Knowledge of tree growth and development is crucial to establishment and management of a healthy urban forest. This paper systematically compared the wood anatomy of ten southern broadleaf tree species grown in the city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana using a new cryostat micro-imaging technique.
Scanning Electron Microscopy of Leaves of Southern Live Oak- Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana Mill.) is a large evergreen broadleaf tree species that has significant landscape values in the U.S. This species is considered a virtual emblem of the old South.
Urban Tree Farm at Southern University - Southern University Urban Tree Farm was established in January 2002 with a grant from LA Department of Agriculture and Forestry Office of Urban and Community Forestry. More than 3000 seedlings were planted on the Tree Farm containing more than 40woody species.



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