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Interesting angle on why there may be mast years.....


"variable acorn production is an important way that oaks increase the probability that the acorns they produce will evade predators and survive to germination"






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Same here, Essex end of line, dropping like rain, but not fat.  K

Edited by Khriss
( Epping Forest area and surroundings )
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Dragging oak branches up slope today was made difficult by the carpet of acorns under foot.

A lone small oak which failed.

There was extreme loading on some of the branches, a slight touch of a saw and BANG!




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