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Synonyms for broadleaf

having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves

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beating up of conifers and broadleaves, including those in tubes,
Over the last three winters, I have planted 35,000 native broadleaves and 7,000 conifers on what were conifer sites.
This flexibility means that Authority can be used pre-plant, pre-plant incorporated, at-plant or pre-emergence -- offering superior control of broadleaves every time.
Most of the trees, which come from Delamere nursery in Cheshire, will be conifers but about 730,000 will be broadleaves as Forestry Commission Wales plants a greater variety of species to make our woodlands more resilient to the effects of climate change.
Botanical diversity on CRP sites throughout Missouri varies from near monocultures of tall fescue [a tame grass] to very diverse mixtures of weedy annual grasses and broadleaves," Joost reported at a Soil and Water Conservation Society conference on converting CRP acres to farmland, held in June 1995 in Lincoln.
FC Wales is increasing the variety of trees it plants annually to make forests more resilient to the effects of climate change, and the species that have gone missing include Western Red Cedar, Norway and Sitka spruce, as well as mixed broadleaves.
The process of restoring ancient woods to native broadleaves began in the late 1980s, but the work was erratic and poorly recorded.
It will create a new woodland of around 250 hectares of native broadleaves with a mosaic of around 120 hectares of open space.
Forest Enterprise Wales will replace the conifers by ``direct seeding'' broadleaves, a new method which involves placing upright tree branches that are laden with seeds into the ground, and allowing the wind to scatter the seeds throughout the former plantation.
The area of broadleaved woodland has increased since 1980, with the relative proportions of broadleaves to conifers increasing from 29pc to 44pc.