Within the framework of «Tree biology/Wood characteristics with regard to lunar phases» data of a recurrent calender were critically analysed. This minor experiment tested the predicted scarcity of coppice shoots after felling on two recommended dates by comparison with data collected on «nearby dates». It transpires that a «lunar effect» was produced for only one tree species on one of the two given dates and that this was the contrary to what was claimed (a promotion of the coppice shoots instead of «no coppice shoots»).

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