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2013-02-20 23:03:50

Nerium sponsors gifting suite at the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards. Talented actors like Wayne Brady, Samuel L Jackson, Beatrice Rosen, and Wyclef Jean now have their bottles of Nerium. Addison, Texas (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Nerium International, a marketer of age-defying Nerium skin care products, was pleased to be invited to be the exclusive skincare of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards´ Gifting Suite. The 44th Annual NAACP Image...

2013-01-21 23:02:01

Nerium International Announces its 2013 Spring Bashes in Grapevine, TX, Nashville and Las Vegas, NV Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Nerium International, a Dallas-based skin care company, is pleased to announce their 2013 Spring Bashes in East, West, and Central locations. The Central Spring Bash is scheduled for February 14-16 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas. Then, from March 14-16, Nerium heads to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee for the East Coast Bash....

2013-01-21 23:00:53

Nerium announces the launch of new blogs for vital resource development for customer, Brand Partners, and employees. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Nerium, a skin care company based in Dallas, has been busy creating new blogs for curious potential customers looking for Nerium facts, Nerium reviews, or Nerium personal development stories. The company has come a long way since its inception, and there´s no end in sight to its powerful growth. The fast-growing company is eager to...

2013-01-01 05:03:27

In recent months, wild animals have invaded city streets and taken over urban environments. (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Wild animals are starting to occupy urban areas, according to USA Today. It is no longer just rats and feral dogs terrorizing city streets. Over the past few years, people have spotted coyotes, mountain lions and other forms of wildlife roaming the city streets. Many people blame environmental issues like global warming and the destruction of forests for wildlife...

2012-12-20 05:02:37

Caracas-based Tedexis, South and Central American enterprise mobility expert, partners with MobiWork® to provide MobiWork´s mobile workforce solutions to its customers. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Florida based MobiWork® today announced that Tedexis, a South American mobile solutions technology company headquartered in Caracas and covering the northern part of South America and all of Central America, will be bringing MobiWork® mobile workforce solutions...

Polar Bears Head To Court
2012-10-20 09:00:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The State of Alaska and a group of plaintiffs that include hunters and the California Cattlemen's Association, has appealed a federal court ruling from last year that upheld the 2008 Interior Department's designation of polar bears as a threatened species. The bears were designated as threatened because their icy habitat is melting away. Maury Feldman, an attorney representing the plaintiffs, told the U.S. Court of Appeals for...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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