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2014-02-14 23:02:34

Groundbreaking skincare company appoints industry leader as Co-CEO. Addison, TX (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Nerium International, creator of the best-selling NeriumAD line of age-defying products, announces the appointment of Jeffrey Dahl to the position of Co-Chief Executive Officer, International Handling. Dahl will be responsible for leading the company’s global growth initiatives and expanding business overseas. Prior to his appointment at Nerium, Dahl was President of Amway Latin...

2014-01-28 23:28:15

Herbal Papaya is excited to launch several new products at this year’s Natural Products Expo West 2014 in Anaheim California March 7-9. Expanding their line of organic non-GMO papaya supplements and teas, Herbal Papaya will be exhibiting at booth 815, as well as showcasing in both the grocery and supplements categories of the New Products Showcase outside Hall B during the Natural Products Expo 2014. Murphy, Texas (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Herbal Papaya is proud to offer its newest...

2014-01-07 23:02:36

For the second time, Nerium International is featured in Beautiful You Magazine. Addison, TX (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 For the second time, Nerium International™ has been featured in Beautiful You magazine, confirming its breakthrough results. In 2011, Nerium International launched NeriumAD® Age-Defying Treatment, and more recently, NeriumAD Age-Defying Day Cream, both of which have had tremendous success. Beautiful You provides beauty, fitness, health, personal development advice,...

Closest Relatives Of Papaya Are Four Species From Mexico And Guatemala
2013-11-20 10:43:24

Pensoft Publishers For many decades, researchers thought the closest relatives of papaya were certain trees from the Andes, the so-called highland papayas. A study employing DNA sequences from all species of the papaya family instead revealed that the closest relatives of papaya are three herbaceous species and a small tree with stinging hairs occurring from Mexico to Guatemala and El Salvador. The stingy-haired tree in fact is only known from cloud forests in the Sierra de Juarez in...

2013-11-01 23:23:43

Herbal Papaya acquires new major health store Wegmans Food Markets. Launches Papaya Leaf Tea and Extract in 83 stores Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Herbal Papaya, a Dallas based health and wellness company that manufactures papaya leaf herbal teas, beverages and papaya leaf extract supplements, announced the launch of its innovative papaya leaf herbal teas and extract supplements into the 83 stores of Wegmans' upscale health stores. "We are proud to sell to independent...

2013-10-24 23:34:56

Screen Rooms proved popular for homeowners in Coconut Grove during the first half of 2013, and repairs proved necessary for others there, said Chris Noe, president of Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami. Revenue from both services boosted company sales in Coconut Grove through June past the totals there for all of 2012, Noe said. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 The solid growth in residential business for Venetian Builders, Inc., during the first half of 2013 reflected in part a record pace...

Invasive Plant Thrives Because It Adapts Quickly To Local Climates
2013-10-17 14:25:07

University of Toronto University of Toronto research has found that purple loosestrife – an invasive species that competes with native plants for light and nutrients and can degrade habitats for wildlife – has evolved extremely rapidly, flowering about three weeks earlier as it has spread to northern Ontario. This has allowed populations of the species to thrive in the colder climate with a more than 30-fold increase in seed production. "The ability of invasive species to rapidly...

Stunning New Species Of Dragon Tree Discovered In Thailand
2013-10-17 10:29:45

Pensoft Publishers The newly discovered dragon tree species Dracaena kaweesakii from Thailand is characterized by its extensive branching. The new species reaches an impressive 12 m in both height and crown diameter, and has beautiful soft sword-shaped leaves with white edges and cream flowers with bright orange filaments, all highly distinctive features. The study describing this exciting new species was published in the open access journal Phytokeys by an international team of...


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Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Japanese White Pine, Pinus parviflora
2014-07-15 12:15:14

Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora) is native to Japan and found growing in Kokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikaku; and South Korea, and Utsurio-To. The Japanese call it the Japanese five-needle pine. The Japanese White Pine grows from sea level up to 8,202 feet, but grows best between 3,281 feet and 4,921 feet. Dwarfism sets in when the trees grow above sub-alpine levels. This pine grows on steep, rocky slopes and prefers well-drained soils and full sun although it does not like intense...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

Ocote Pine, Pinus oocarpa
2014-05-16 09:55:29

Ocote pine (Pinus oocarpa) is native to Mexico and Central America. This tree is also known as the Mexican yellow pine, hazelnut pine, pino Amarillo, and pino avellano. This pine is closely related to the pinus greggii and pinus patula. This pine grows at altitudes of 3000-7000 feet above sea level while in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua it grows at lower altitudes of 2600 feet. In poor soils, the tree will only grow between 32.8 and 49.2 feet tall and up to 39.3 feet in shallow soil...

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