Closure  - Wound closure is the closure of a wound to the stem on root of the tree.  It is a result of the trees response to the wound.  It is the tree putting new parts in new places.  Not healing.  Generating, not regenerating.  See “healing.”  Closure is not CODIT.  CODIT is the compartmentalization of decay in trees while closure is the closing of the wound.  As callus differentials to become woundwood if conditions are suitable there will be closure.  Soil conditions such as properly mulched or not, water and elements will play a role in quality of woundwood formed.  When the wound in completely closed, normal wood is formed again.  When a tree is wounded, you should not treat only the wound, but the entire tree.  Wound dressing is not a suitable treatment.  More on Closure (Picture).

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