IRS – Internal
Regulating System - As the inner
symplast dies – it becomes static mass, not requiring energy as
the symplast. Therefore it reduces the demands for energy from the symplast,
and on non-woody roots for water and essential elements. The symplastless
expanding core becomes the static mass. While the symplast and new cells born
in new places represent the dynamic mass. The Internal Regulating System.
Regulating the demands on non-woody roots for elements and water and the crown
for sunlight. Thus regulating the needs for glucose and starch with respect to
the single tree and its symplast needs, above as well as below ground. Note
that mass is increased exponentially. Wounds also reduce dynamic mass
drastically. Some trees are more critical that others such as peach trees
where small mistakes make big problems.
Between #1 and #2 on this Coffee tree is dynamic mass (sap wood). Between #3 and #4 is the Static Mass.
Click here for Pictures of the Theory (For the Boonites).
See "Dynamic to Static
See “Mass Increase / Generating System.”
(See TREE ANATOMY, SHIGO, 1994)
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