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A plant which has no leaves is it dead

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Asked by kamini joshi, 13 Feb '13 07:45 pm
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1.

No !!
Like a snake it is shedding all its old leaves because layers of dust have rendered to leaves useless for photsynthesis.
New leaves will spring and will give the tree a fresh lease of life !!
Answered by Sunil Dodeja, 14 Feb '13 05:15 pm

 
  
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A tree with no leaves when spring comes indicates a tree in some degree of distress. It is best to do a thorough investigation before jumping to any conclusions regarding the lack of growth.
A tree with no leaves can be attributed to bud issues. If the tree has some leaves, begin your assessment of buds that never broke. If you cut into the bud and it is brown and dead, it is an indication that it has been dead quite a long time. If the bud is brown on the inside but still green on the outside, the damage is probably due to cold damage.
You can also check the branches to see if they are still alive. If there are many buds dead, but the branch is alive, then the tree has been suffering for some time. The problem could be due to stress or a root problem.
Suspect disease when there are no buds at all. is caused by a fungus, is common in maples and can be diagnosed if the wood is streaked. Unfortunately, there are no controls for this problem.
Some trees, like fruit trees, fail to leaf ...more
Answered by nitin ray, 13 Feb '13 08:34 pm

 
  
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No
Answered by anil garg, 13 Feb '13 08:22 pm

 
  
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Need not be always.
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 13 Feb '13 08:01 pm

 
  
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1. A tree with no leaves when spring comes indicates a tree in some degree of distress.
2. It is best to do a thorough investigation before jumping to any conclusions regarding the lack of growth.
3. A tree with no leaves can be attributed to bud issues. If the tree has some leaves, begin assessment of buds that never broke. If cut into the bud and it is brown and dead, it is an indication that it has been dead quite a long time. If the bud is brown on the inside but still green on the outside, the damage is probably due to cold damage.
4. The branches may be checked to see if they are still alive. If there are many buds dead, but the branch is alive, then the tree has been suffering for some time. The problem could be due to stress or a root problem.
5. Suspect disease when there are no buds at all. It may by caused by a fungus, and can be diagnosed if the wood is streaked. Unfortunately, there are no controls for this problem.
6. Some trees, like fruit trees, fail to leaf out ...more
Answered by Nitin Ray, 13 Feb '13 07:56 pm

 
  
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Nope
Answered by conviction, 13 Feb '13 07:54 pm

 
  
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No.. you can see catus - opuntia.. , cuscuta ,bryophytes etc
Answered by tanuja, 13 Feb '13 07:49 pm

 
  
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