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TREE. A woody plant, which in respect of thickness and height grows greater than any other plant.
     2. Trees are part of the real estate while growing, and before they are severed from the freehold; but as soon as they are cut down, they are personal property.
     3. Some trees are timber trees, while others do not bear that denomination. Vide Timber, and 2 Bl. Com. 281.
     4. Trees belong to the owner of the land where they grow, but if the roots go out of one man's land into that of another, or the branches spread over the adjoining estates, such roots or branches may be cut off by the owner of the land into which they thus grow. Rolle's R. 394; 3 Bulst. 198; Vin. Ab. Trees, E; and tit. Nuisance, W 2, pl. 3; 8 Com. Dig. 983; 2 Com. Dig. 274; 10 Vin. Ab. 142; 20 Viii. Ab. 415; 22 Vin. Ab. 583; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 138; 2 Supp. to Ves. jr. 162, 448; 6 Ves. 109.
     5. When the roots grow into the adjoining land, the owner of such land may lawfully claim a right to hold the tree in common with the owner of the land where it was planted; but if the branches only overshadow the adjoining land, and the root does not enter it, the tree wholly belongs owner of the estate where the roots grow. 1 Swift's Dig. 104; 1 Hill. Ab. 6; 1 Ld. Raym. 737. Vide 13 Pick. R. 44; 1 Pick., R. 224; 4 Mass. R. 266; 6 N. H. Rep. 430; 3 Day, 476; 11 Co. 50; Rob. 316; 2 Rolle, It. 141 Moo. & Mal. 112; 11 Conn. R. 177; 7 Conn. 125; 8 East, R. 394; 5 B. & Ald. 600; 1 Chit. Gen. Pr. 625; 2 Phil. Ev. 138; Gale & Wheat. on Easem. 210; Code Civ. art. 671; Pardes. Tr. des Servitudes, 297; Bro. Ab. Demand, 20; Dall. Dict. mot Servitudes, art. 3 Sec. 8; 2 P. Wms. 606; Moor, 812; Hob. 219; Plowd. 470; 5 B. & C. 897; S. C. 8 D. & R. 651. When the tree grows directly on the boundary line, so that the line passes through it, it is the property of both owners, whether it be marked as a boundary or not. 12 N. H. Rep. 454.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"PCA shall provide production technologies to provide coconut farmers and the industry the capacity to respond to the constantly changing climate on product and by product development of the market.
The balance of CLF worth P55 billion will still be available for other purposes such as scholarships for dependents of coconut farmers, additional health benefits beyond PhilHealth, financing of village-level coconut processing plants and organizing the farmers into viable cooperatives.
The former DA chief noted that the Chinese province of Hainan, which imports mature coconut from Vietnam, Thailand and India for processing into coconut milk, could buy from the Philippines.
For one, coconut water is one of the fastest growing beverage categories in the global market, with exports growing 154 percent annually in volume and 159 percent per year on value in the past 10 years.
Under the contract, Eng Seng will supply $36.5 million worth of green coconuts to China Artex.
The President said he would just allocate a sum for 'improvements in planting coconut' because it would be difficult to trace the owners of the fund.
To keep women's skin brighter and fresher, Palmer's has included a facial scrub with raw coconut sugar to eliminate impurities, and extra virgin coconut oil and chamomile flower to soften and hydrate skin.
Idris Mwangome, the leader of 15-member group, said they make from coconut fibres and husks carpets, doormats, tablemats, ropes and biodegradable geotextile nets, which can be used to provide shades for human and crops.To make doormats, or any of the other product, they first make ropes using the fibres and husks.
For instance, nearly all the inhabitants of the 56 towns and villages of the Badagry division thronged the Sultan Beach Front, venue of this year's celebration of the coconut festival, over the weekend, to be part of the coconut festival, which the state government explained was designed at creating awareness on the array of invaluable economic, health and environmental benefits that the coconut fruit offers.
The NewDawn has also gathered that a wheelbarrow load of coconut shelf is being sold at LRD$1, 750.00 to customers interested in the shelf.There are many private - owned coconut farms across Liberia and few coconut trees planted in many communities here, but coconut shelf have not been noticed to be used for any essential commercial purpose here until this latest discovery among marketers.
COCONUT MILK CAKE Bake yellow cake mix as directed in two round cake pans.