In some types of pine tree, a thick layer of needles protects the buds from which new growth proceeds; consequently they are able to withstand forest fires relatively well.


In some types of pine tree, a thick layer of needles protects the buds from which new growth proceeds; consequently they are able to withstand forest fires relatively well.

A. a thick layer of needles protects the buds from which new growth proceeds; consequently they are able to withstand forest fires relatively well

B. a thick needle layer protects buds from where new growth proceeds, so that they can withstand forest fires relatively well

C. a thick layer of needles protect the buds from which new growth proceeds; thus, they are able to withstand relatively well any forest fires

D. since the buds from which new growth proceeds are protected by a thick needle layer, consequently they can therefore withstand forest fires relatively well

E. because the buds where new growth happens are protected by a thick layer of needles, they are able to withstand forest fires relatively easily as a result


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