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  • Scientist experiment - checking grasses for moisture content
    Rights: The University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato Published 3 November 2009 Size: 610 KB Referencing Hub media

    Some of Scion’s experiments involve checking the moisture content of plants. Little moisture in vegetation contributes to fire risk in rural areas. Here, scientist Grant Pearce removes grasses from the dryer for weighing. The moisture content of grasses is determined by weighing before and after drying them out.

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