Nandiny Ghosh

Nandiny Ghosh

Dendrochronology: An Age Teller of Trees

“Dendrochonology”- a word derived from three ancient Greek words, which are: dendron,khronos and logia,stands for the science of calculating a tree’s age by it’s rings.The three Greek words :dendron,khronos and logia stands respectively for ‘tree’,’time’ and ‘the study of’. Short history of Dendrochronology: Greek botanist Theophrastus first mentioned that the …

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