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How And Why Does Maximum Tree Height Vary With The

How And Why Does Maximum Tree Height Vary With The Environment?

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Trees species range in size from the Dwarf Willow at 2.5 inches to the coastal Redwood which averages 50 feet, but can top out at over 300 feet. As the coastal Redwood shows, even within one...

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2014-08-19 16:25:42

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Smart Cities: Asia Pacifichttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2057401/Smart-Cities-Asia-Pacific.htmlMarkets, Technology, and Regional Development of Information Technology for Urban Growth: City and Supplier Profiles, Market Analysis, and ForecastsAsia Pacific is home to most of the world's largest and fastest-growing urban areas, and smart city technology is becoming a crucial element of...

2014-08-19 04:21:01

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance first half year confirms recovery Summary HY 2014[1] - Healthy order book at EUR1,280 million (HY 2013: EUR1,130 million). Major long term maintenance contracts and plant modification projects in the global Oil & Gas sector awarded. - Revenue increase of 2.2% to EUR685m (HY 2013: EUR670 million). Organic growth being 4%. - Strong...

2014-08-19 00:20:57

SunPower Choice Offers Customer Savings with Solar Electricity from Day One for No Money Down SAN JOSE, Calif. and MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) has launched SunPower® Choice, a new pilot leasing program to help residential customers in Melbourne, Australia, finance a SunPower solar system for no money down. As part of the program, SunPower will install its high efficiency solar panels for qualified Melbourne homeowners, providing...

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LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Swine Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168862/Global-Swine-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Swine feed Market, a $114 Billion market in 2013, is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.9% to reach $138.5 Billion by 2020, with Asia-Pacific and South America being the major contributors to the global growth. Pork is mainly...

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2014-08-16 23:00:30

Contracting firms have encountered weak demand from the commercial and industrial building markets. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Construction Machinery and Operator Hire industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Players in the Construction Machinery and Operator Hire industry in Australia generate the bulk of their revenue from work in commercial building and apartment construction. These projects require cranes,...

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2014-08-15 04:20:14

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Fletcher ('Fletch') never did anything by half. This gentle bon vivant who helped to revolutionise photographic retailing in Australia, purchased his first Corvette as a 50th birthday present for himself. By the time he succumbed to Alzheimer's disease, he had a stable of seven Corvettes which he lovingly and painstakingly restored. Those cars are now to be sold by Mossgreen, one of Australia's leading auction houses. The cars range...

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MarketOptimizer.org adds "Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments Bariatric Stapling Devices, Gastric Bands and Gastric Balloons. Photo -...


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Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog, Litoria fallax
2014-05-26 10:53:47

The Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax) is a small and very common tree frog located on the eastern coast of Australia, from around Cairns, Queensland, to around Ulladulla, New South Wales. Individuals of this species are often found somewhere else, having been accidentally relocated by transported fruit boxes. Confirmed sightings of breeding pairs have confirmed their survival in Victoria’s cooler climate. This is a small species; the females can reach a maximum size of 25 to 30...

Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

Eastern Quoll, Dasyurus viverrinus
2014-05-19 12:50:49

The eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), or the eastern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range once included mainland Australia, but it is still common on Tasmania. This species is one of six living quoll species and was named for its ferret-like appearance. George Shaw, who classified it with possums in the Didelphis genus, first discovered it in 1800. Male eastern quolls reach an average body length of 23.6 inches and weight of 2.8 pounds. This...

Northern Quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus
2014-05-19 11:54:09

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), known by many other names including the satanellus and the northern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range extends from southeast Queensland to the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It prefers to reside in open rocky ranges and eucalypt forest. The northern quoll is the smallest of all Australian quoll species, with females reaching an average body length between 9.8 and 12.2 inches with a weight of up to...

Monterey Pine, Pinus radiata
2014-04-27 08:44:45

Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) is native to the Central coast of California and Mexico primarily the Guadalupe and Cedros Islands. The Monterey pine is planted extensively in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Kenya, and South Africa. The Monterey pine is closely related to the Bishop and Knobcone pine. The Monterey pine is a short to medium tree growing from 49-98 feet tall with some growing to 200 feet tall in perfect growing conditions. The crown is rounded with...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.