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Unformatted text preview: -high in protein but not very palatable; livestock will eat when there isnt much else-in the same spot on trunk there are roots & shoots and basil buds thousands of them Tree branching: Certain shrubs have basil buds at their crown. The basil buds produce sprouts that turn into branches. The basil buds are suppressed by a chemical (phytohormones) that are produced by the plants leaves. Auxin is the chemical and it flows down through the plants, and covers the basil buds and suppresses the growth of new stems. But when the leaves are gone (drop leaves in fall, fire) there is no auxin so the buds grow. Question: Do roots grow to where water is? NO they grow where water is, not to it....
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- Fall '09