Latest Aster Stories

2013-10-02 23:30:16

Oil & Gas Starter Kit will make its debut at the best practices for oil & gas event. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Aster Group, one

2013-01-25 23:02:00

An affiliate program is a great way to offer website and business owners an additional way to profit. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Aster

2011-02-25 11:13:28

A day after a powerful earthquake rocked Christchurch on Feb 22, 2011, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged the Christchurch region.

2008-04-17 13:55:00

Data from faint earth tremors caused by wind-driven ocean waves—often dismissed as “background noise” at seismographic stations around the world—suggest extreme ocean storms have become more frequent over the past three decades, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Seismological Society of America.

Latest Aster Reference Libraries

2005-07-13 08:34:53

The family Asteraceae or, alternatively, family Compositae, known as the aster, daisy or sunflower family, is a taxon of dicotyledonous flowering plants. The family name is derived from the genus Aster and refers to the star-shaped flower head of its members, typified well by the daisy. The Asteraceae is the second largest family in the division Magnoliophyta, with some 1,100 genera and over 20,000 recognized species. Only the orchid family (Orchidaceae) is larger, with about 25,000 described...

2005-06-01 21:03:55

The fall-blooming heath aster grows in dry, open prairie habitats commonly used when restoring native prairie habitat. The genus Aster includes some 600 species of widely distributed flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. Aster comes from Greek word for "star", and refers to the shape of the flower head. Many of the species are popular garden plants because of their showy flower heads. The flowers of the Sea Aster (A. tripolium) are eaten by the larvae of the Wormwood Pug moth. The...

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