Experimental Forestry Research in Japan Results in Beautiful Tree Growth Pattern #ArtTuesday
The results are in and the finding is…tree circles! All (bad) jokes aside, we absolutely adore seeing the art in science so clearly displayed. Via Spoon & Tomago:
According to documentation (PDF) we obtained from Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, in 1973 an area of land near Nichinan City was designated as “experimental forestry” and one of the experiments was to try and measure the effect of tree spacing on growth. The experiment was carried out by planting trees in 10 degree radial increments forming10 concentric circles of varying diameters.
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