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Recent research on seasonal effects on tree rings in other trees in the same genus, the plantation pine , has revealed that up to five rings per year can be produced and extra rings are often indistinguishable, even under the microscope, from annual rings.

As a tree physiologist I would say that evidence of false rings in surely counts much more strongly against such the notion. Considering that the immediate post-Flood world would have been wetter with less contrasting seasons until the Ice Age waned (see Q&A: Ice Age), many extra growth rings would have been produced in the Bristlecone pines (even though extra rings are not produced today because of the seasonal extremes).

A tree's growth rate changes in a predictable pattern throughout the year in response to seasonal climate changes, resulting in visible growth rings.

Each ring marks a complete cycle of seasons, or one year, in the tree's life.

Dendrochronolgy differed from other areas of geology and archaeology because it could date extremely precisely.

"While other dating methods could make good estimates of a time period, tree-ring dating was the only technique that could narrow events down to a specific year and in some instances even to a specific month, Prof Baillie explained.

The farmhouse or cottage of a peasant farmer constructed from local materials and built by local craftsmen will, in general, have given rise to no documentation or record.However, when the interpretation of scientific data contradicts the true history of the world as revealed in the Bible, then it’s the interpretation of the data that is at fault.It’s important to remember that we have limited data, and new discoveries have often overturned previous ‘hard facts’.This To C was generated from bibliographic information kindly provided by Henri D.Grissino-Mayer, Associate Professor of Geography, Department of Geography, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and checked and updated by Peter M. To report any errors, please contact Peter Brown (pmb [at]

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