[Plant-education] Re: wood that absorbs water

Vinson Doyle via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by sonofvin from gmail.com)
Thu Feb 22 14:06:48 EST 2007


My guess would be Balsa wood.

Vinson

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> From: "David R. Hershey" <dh321 from excite.com>
> Subject: [Plant-education] Preparing algal slides
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> Can someone please recommend simple protocols for preparing algal
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> From: "David R. Hershey" <dh321 from excite.com>
> Subject: [Plant-education] Wood that absorbs the most water
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> An elementary school student wanted to know what type of wood absorbs
> the most water. Does anyone have any ideas? I'm assuming dry blocks of
> wood would be stood with their base in water for 24 hours and then the
> increase in water content determined. Thanks.
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