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  • The limit of each years increment of secondary wood, in those plants whose yearly activity is interrupted by a regular winter or dry season, is marked by a more or less distinct line, which is produced by the sharp contrast between the wood formed in the late summer of one year (characterized by the sparseness or small diameter of the tracheal elements, or by the preponderance of fibres, or by a combination of these characters, giving a denseness to the wood) and the loose spring wood of the next year, with its absence of fibres, or its numerous large tracheae.
  • The interception by the state of the unearned increment, and the promotion of co-operative agriculture, were the most striking features in his programme.
  • The knowledge of compound radicals received further increment at the hands of Robert W.
  • Crystals, as we have seen, grow merely by external increment; but
  • Organisms grow by an increment which takes place in the very innermost

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