In the 1950s Torreya Taxifolia, a type of evergreen tree once very common in the state of Florida started to die out. No one is sure exactly what caused the decline, but chances are good that if nothing is done, Torreya will soon become extinct. Experts a

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In the 1950s Torreya Taxifolia, a type of evergreen tree once very common in the state of Florida started to die out. No one is sure exactly what caused the decline, but chances are good that if nothing is done, Torreya will soon become extinct. Experts are considering three ways to address the decline of Torreya.

The first option is to reestablish Torreya in the same location in which it thrived for thousands of years. Torreya used to be found in abundance in the northern part of Florida, which has a specific microclimate. A microclimate exists when weather conditions inside a relatively small area differs from the region of which that area is a part. Northern Florida’s microclimate is very favorable to Torreya’s growth. This microclimate is wetter and cooler than the surrounding region’s relatively dry, warm climate. been working plant Torreya seeds in the coolest, dampest areas of the microclimate.

The second option is to move Torreya to an entirely different location, far from its Florida microclimate. Torrey seeds and saplings have been successfully plated and growth in forests further north, where the temperature is significantly cooler. Some scientists believe that Torreya probably thrived in areas much further north in the distant past, so by relocating it now, in a process known as assisted migration, humans would simply be helping Torreya return to an environment that is more suited to its survival.

The third option is to preserve Torreya in research centers. Seeds and saplings can be moved from the wild and preserved in a closely monitored environment where it will be easier for scientists both to protect the species and conduct research on Torreya. This research can then be used to ensure the continued survival of the species.

Summarise the points made in the lecture, being sure to explain how they cast doubt on specific points made in the reading passage.

The passage is about Torreya taxifolia, an evergreen tree, which is declining in population and the passage proposes three ways to address this decline in population. But, the lecturer refutes the three ways stating them as unsatisfactory solutions.

First, the passage posits about reestablishing the Torreya in the same location in which it flourished for thousand of years. According to the passage the microclimate of the Fnorthern part of Florida will help the plant to thrive. But, the lecturer rebuts this plan by stating that as the climate is changing, this plan is unlikely to work. Moreover, she added that the change in the large climate has affected the microclimate. In addition, the global warming and the drained wetlands of Florida has made the microclimates less damp and cool. So, this plan might not work.

Secondly, the writer proposed another option of assisted migration, where the plant will be moved to another location by human. The lecturer, however, argued against it by stating an example of another tree, Black Locus. She said that when Black Locus was migrated to another place by human, they grew there so fast and in so large number that they killed of many native plants which was extinct themselves.

Finally, the passage presented another option of preserving the Torreya in research centers. The lecturer, however, refutes this point by stating that the population that can be kept in the research centers will not be enough. According to her, smaller population is more likely to suffer from diseases. It requires a large population and genetic diversity to resist disease which is available in the wild. But, in the research centers, the population size and genetic diversity will not be enough. Thus, this plan might not work.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Message: Use simply: 'a thousand'.
Suggestion: a thousand
...ame location in which it flourished for thousand of years. According to the passage the ...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, finally, first, however, if, moreover, second, secondly, so, thus, in addition

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 12.0 10.4613686534 115% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 7.0 5.04856512141 139% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 7.30242825607 82% => OK
Relative clauses : 12.0 12.0772626932 99% => OK
Pronoun: 22.0 22.412803532 98% => OK
Preposition: 37.0 30.3222958057 122% => OK
Nominalization: 10.0 5.01324503311 199% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1492.0 1373.03311258 109% => OK
No of words: 290.0 270.72406181 107% => OK
Chars per words: 5.14482758621 5.08290768461 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.12666770723 4.04702891845 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.62613771279 2.5805825403 102% => OK
Unique words: 144.0 145.348785872 99% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.496551724138 0.540411800872 92% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 453.6 419.366225166 108% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.55342163355 103% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 3.25607064018 215% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 11.0 8.23620309051 134% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 1.25165562914 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 1.51434878587 0% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 2.5761589404 155% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 17.0 13.0662251656 130% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 21.2450331126 80% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 38.6926492666 49.2860985944 79% => OK
Chars per sentence: 87.7647058824 110.228320801 80% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.0588235294 21.698381199 79% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.88235294118 7.06452816374 69% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 4.19205298013 24% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 3.0 4.33554083885 69% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 4.45695364238 90% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 10.0 4.27373068433 234% => Less facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0989952589138 0.272083759551 36% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0309137892106 0.0996497079465 31% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0282888601645 0.0662205650399 43% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0630919624526 0.162205337803 39% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0220751202232 0.0443174109184 50% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.3 13.3589403974 85% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 54.22 53.8541721854 101% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.9 11.0289183223 90% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.24 12.2367328918 100% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.35 8.42419426049 99% => OK
difficult_words: 71.0 63.6247240618 112% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.5 10.7273730684 79% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.8 10.498013245 84% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.2008830022 80% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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It is not exactly right on the topic in the view of e-grader. Maybe there is a wrong essay topic.

Rates: 3.33333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 1.0 Out of 30
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