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# The chanterelle, a type of wild mushroom, grows beneath host

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13 Oct 2010, 08:17
if you know the meaning of HARVEST , that's straight D
if you do know the meaning of HARVEST ( you may think it's some kinda growing) , the answer is straight E :D

the moral is you can be easily killed simply because of ONE single word :/

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13 Oct 2010, 11:39
I agree that the answer is D

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14 Oct 2010, 00:16
D

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14 Oct 2010, 03:58
Is it E.. My ans is : E

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14 Oct 2010, 09:47
I have chosen D

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14 Oct 2010, 13:14
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17 Oct 2011, 11:23
Perfect explanation. Its D.
imania wrote:
if you know the meaning of HARVEST , that's straight D
if you do know the meaning of HARVEST ( you may think it's some kinda growing) , the answer is straight E :D

the moral is you can be easily killed simply because of ONE single word :/

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17 Oct 2011, 11:56
+1 D
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17 Oct 2011, 20:02
+1 for D.

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19 Oct 2011, 01:51
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19 Oct 2011, 09:50
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19 Oct 2011, 21:50
IMO D !!

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24 Oct 2011, 19:04
D it is

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25 Oct 2011, 10:42
I picked D...There is no threat to the tree if you harvest the mushroom because more mushroom will grow and will continue support the tree.

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17 Nov 2011, 23:21
Choice D. It basically says that the shrooms don't really go away thereby negating the supposed risk of removing them.

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18 Nov 2011, 01:20
D no doubt
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17 Oct 2012, 06:11
I seriously doubt that E is the right answer.

The conclusion in the passage is "harvesting the chanterelles growing beneath a Douglas fir seriously endangers the tree."

Option D states about "The harvesting of wild mushrooms" but nothing specific about Chanterelles which are "a" type of wild mushrooms. Moreover, wild mushrooms can grow beneath any tree not only beneath Douglas Fir.

Option E says "Young Douglas fir seedlings die without the nutrients" - which refutes Chanterelles poised as endangering Douglas fir. I think it should be E. I would be glad to know the source

I think it should be E

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17 Oct 2012, 11:20
nmohindru wrote:
ssandeepan wrote:
The chanterelle, a type of wild mushroom, grows beneath host trees such as the Douglas fir, which provide it with necessary sugars. The underground filaments of chanterelles, which extract the sugars, in turn provide nutrients and water for their hosts. Because of this mutually beneficial relationship, harvesting the chanterelles growing beneath a Douglas fir seriously endangers the tree.

Which of the following, if true, casts the most doubt on the conclusion drawn above?
(A) The number of wild mushrooms harvested has increased in recent years.
(B) Chanterelles grow not only beneath Douglas firs but also beneath other host trees.
(C) Many types of wild mushrooms are found only in forests and cannot easily be grown elsewhere.
(D) The harvesting of wild mushrooms stimulates future growth of those mushrooms.
(E) Young Douglas fir seedlings die without the nutrients and water provided by chanterelle filaments.

IMO D) .... since number of mushrooms keep on growing even when they are harvested it does not endager the tree.

E) actually supports the argument.

I agree that E supports the argument,,As conclusion is cutting the trees would endanger the tree,,,,We have find option which doesn't endanger the tree how come the option D is applicable??? The harvesting of wild mushrooms stimulates future growth of those mushrooms. Kindly brief it, thank you

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18 Oct 2012, 05:07
Maryam787 wrote:
nmohindru wrote:
ssandeepan wrote:
The chanterelle, a type of wild mushroom, grows beneath host trees such as the Douglas fir, which provide it with necessary sugars. The underground filaments of chanterelles, which extract the sugars, in turn provide nutrients and water for their hosts. Because of this mutually beneficial relationship, harvesting the chanterelles growing beneath a Douglas fir seriously endangers the tree.

Which of the following, if true, casts the most doubt on the conclusion drawn above?
(A) The number of wild mushrooms harvested has increased in recent years.
(B) Chanterelles grow not only beneath Douglas firs but also beneath other host trees.
(C) Many types of wild mushrooms are found only in forests and cannot easily be grown elsewhere.
(D) The harvesting of wild mushrooms stimulates future growth of those mushrooms.
(E) Young Douglas fir seedlings die without the nutrients and water provided by chanterelle filaments.

IMO D) .... since number of mushrooms keep on growing even when they are harvested it does not endager the tree.

E) actually supports the argument.

I agree that E supports the argument,,As conclusion is cutting the trees would endanger the tree,,,,We have find option which doesn't endanger the tree how come the option D is applicable??? The harvesting of wild mushrooms stimulates future growth of those mushrooms. Kindly brief it, thank you

The argument says that harvesting the mushrooms will endanger the tree because after being harvested, there wont be any mushrooms to provide the tree with nutrients.

Choice D says that harvesting the mushrooms would lead to further growth of mushrooms. Hence the argument's conclusion is rendered incorrect.
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18 Oct 2012, 06:57
Conclusion: harvesting the chanterelles growing beneath a Douglas fir seriously endangers the tree.

Cast the most doubt

(D) The harvesting of wild mushrooms stimulates future growth of those mushrooms.
- Harvesting stimulates future growth of mushrooms so it will benfit th trees more.
(E) Young Douglas fir seedlings die without the nutrients and water provided by chanterelle filaments.
- This strangthen the conclusion

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