Kōrero: Radiata pine

Cross-section of a pine trunk

Cross-section of a pine trunk

This cross-section of radiata pine trunk, as viewed through a microscope, shows the early wood and late wood in each ring. Early wood is formed in spring and consists of thin-walled cells with a large diameter. Late wood develops in late summer and is made up of thick-walled cells of small diameter. It is the densely packed late wood that makes up the dark rings visible in cross sections of pine stems.

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Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - The wood', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/16850/cross-section-of-a-pine-trunk (accessed 16 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Peter Berg, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008