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Figure 1


Images of a typical aspen stump sprout from Lac La Biche. Cross-sectional slices are linked to the diagram by dashed lines through the stump sprout (A), the stump at the base of the live sprout (B), at the base of the stump (C), and the large root supporting the stump (D), and the grey shaded area shows a longitudinal section through the stump-root junction (E). The healthy sapwood (sh) and stained and/or decayed sapwood (sd) are indicated.

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