Buried To Rot

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  • Shakaramar
    May 20,  · However, if a body is buried in a warm, arid climate, it is much more difficult for bacteria and fungi to survive, which makes it harder for traditional decomposition to occur. In humid conditions, bones might be broken down in a matter of a decade or so, but in a dry climate, it could take thousands of years! Can bones stick around forever?
  • Yorisar
    5) Dry rot. There really is no such thing as dry rot. Wood needs 4 things to decay: water, oxygen, food (wood) and favorable temperature (40F – F). Wood can be too wet to decay. Waterlogged wood will not allow oxygen in to support the growth of fungi. Marine pilings kept fully submerged may never rot. And wood can be too dry to decay.
  • Garan
    May 01,  · Answered August 10, · Author has K answers and K answer views When buried six feet down, without a coffin, in ordinary soil, an unembalmed adult normally takes eight to twelve hears to decompose to a skeleton. However, embalmed and placed in a coffin the body can take many years longer, depending on type of wood used.
  • Migal
    Feb 20,  · When buried in a casket in optimal conditions, it will take more than forty years for the skeleton to become dry or brittle. If the soil in which the coffin is buried has a neutral acidity the bones can actually last for several hundred years. Acidic soil will eventually dissolve the bones. The Science Behind What Happens to a Body in a Casket.
  • Grodal
    How long do tree stumps take to rot and decompose? Stumps usually take anywhere from 3 to 7 years to decompose, depending on the type of the tree and the local environment. Pine trees and softer woods take less time to decay whereas a Hicory tree may take twice as long.
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  • Vudoktilar
    Mar 24,  · Fence posts usually rot within a few inches of grade as the rotting process requires air. Down a foot from grade the post is solid. Stumps buried at any depth will stay solid for a long time. Once unearthed, stumps are really hard to get rid of as they don't burn worth a darn and most landfills don't want them either.
  • Doudal
    Normally, when wood is buried it decays rapidly. However, if the burial environment is very wet it can be preserved for centuries. Bacteria and fungi will still degrade the wood, but when the oxygen supply is limited - under wet or waterlogged conditions - this process is much slower than in .
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