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Girdling, also called ring barking or ring-barking, is the complete removal of a strip of bark (consisting of cork cambium, phloem, cambium and sometimes going into the xylem) from around the entire circumference of either a branch or trunk of a woody plant. Girdling results in the death of wood ... - read more
Best Answer: Just below the bark there is a thin layer of tissue called cambium. It is the part of the trunk that is alive (the wood, which is the phloem, and the bark are not alive). One of its functions is to transport substances between the leaves and the roots. If you ring bark ... - read more
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