NR I - 6.01 - (Partial) The importance of trees
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What is charcoal?
The advantage of using charcoal instead of just burning wood is the removal of the water and other components.
What is rayon?
Rayon is a textile fiber or fabric made from regenerated cellulose ,rayon is not synthetic. It is made from wood pulp, a naturally-occurring, cellulose-based raw material.
What is cellulose?
such as cotton. It is a polysaccharide consisting of chains of glucose monomers.Cellulose is an insoluble substance which is the main constituent of plant cell walls and of vegetable fibers
All of a tree's roots, which anchor it in the soil, absorb and transport minerals and water, and store food.
Supports the crown also Transports food from crown to roots through the phloem
Transports sap (water and nutrients) to the crown through tissue
center of trunk, darker in color.
outside the heartwood, lighter colored; transports water and nutrients upward from the roots.
surrounds the sapwood.
known as phloem; transports food downward from the leaves to the roots
provides protection from drying to the inner bark.
(CO2 + H2O + sunlight + chlorophyll = C6H12O6+O2)
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