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2013-12-30 16:04:43

The results of a field trial with genetically modified poplar trees in Zwijnaarde, Belgium, shows that the wood of lignin modified poplar trees can be converted into sugars in a more efficient way.

Slippery Bark Helps Protect Trees From Pine Beetle Attack
2013-12-23 13:45:28

Trees with smoother bark are better at repelling attacks by mountain pine beetles, which have difficulty gripping the slippery surface, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder.

2013-12-03 23:21:40

New for the winter of 2013, DOGTEK adds a new generation of state of the art bark control collars to their growing line of training and technology products for pets. Clearwater,

2013-12-02 23:00:24

The highly anticipated release of the new Sonic Birdhouse has finally arrived.

2013-09-25 23:29:28

Bird-B-Gone, Inc., announces the release of their new product, Sonic Shield™.

2013-08-21 23:23:56

Dogtra, the leading provider of high quality dog training products, has launched their new line of dog collars, iQ pet collars.

2013-07-22 23:04:06

DogWatch, Inc., announces expansion of The BigLeash® Remote

2013-01-27 23:02:29

Globus Cork is offering a major discount on its colored 100% cork flooring tiles for all victims of the recent Sandy Storm that affected the New York region. Bronx,


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Leucadendron argenteum
2014-10-13 13:16:46

Leucadendron argenteum is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be referred to as the Silver tree or the Silver leaf tree. L. argenteum belongs to the Proteaceae family. Its only naturally occurring growth can be found in South Africa, specifically in the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town. The species is currently endangered and is protected in South Africa. The L. argenteum species grows upright and typically grows between 16 and 22 feet tall. The tree has been known to reach even 52...

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2007-12-27 09:16:35

The Par Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis), is a tree belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. It is the most economically important member of the genus Hevea. It is of major economic importance because its sap-like extract (latex) can be collected and is the primary source of natural rubber. The Pará rubber tree initially grew only in the Amazon Rainforest. Now most rubber tree plantations are in southeast Asia and tropical Africa. Attempts to cultivate the tree in other areas in South...

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2007-01-21 19:37:02

The gray wolf also known as timber wolf or wolf is a mammal in the order Carnivora. The gray wolf shares a common ancestry with the domestic dog. Gray wolves were once abundant and distributed over much of North America, Eurasia, and the Middle East. Today, for a variety of human-related reasons including widespread habitat destruction and excessive hunting, wolves inhabit only a very limited portion of their former range. It is listed as a species of least concern for extinction worldwide....

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Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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