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Some articles on staking:

Fruit Salad Tree - Apple Rootstocks
... Permanent staking is required, as is routine feeding and watering ... Staking needed for first five years of its life ... Requires staking for the first five years or so of its life ...
Staking (manufacturing) - Thermoplastic Staking
... Thermoplastic staking, also known as heat staking, is the same process except that it uses heat to deform the plastic boss, instead of cold forming ... Unlike welding techniques, staking has the capacity to join plastics to other materials (e.g ...
Gold Placer Claim
... by the federal government) are limited to lands available for claim staking at the time the claims are staked ... Gold mining is one of the most common uses for the staking of mining claims ... The claim staking procedure includes setting a monument (a post of at least 3" in diameter and at least 3' visible above the ground, or a rock monument at ...
Gambling - Staking Systems
... Fixed stakes – a traditional system of staking the same amount on each selection ... Martingale – A system based on staking enough each time to recover losses from previous bet(s) until one wins ...

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