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2014-06-26 23:01:01

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a famous bamboo product manufacturer, has announced its new collection of hand scraped bamboo floorings for worldwide clients. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a famous bamboo product manufacturer, has announced its new collection of hand scraped bamboo floorings for worldwide clients. According to the company’s sales representative, the new selection has over 1200 great items in it. Moreover, they are now available at greatly discounted...

2014-06-26 16:24:43

Earlier than in seasons past, the 2014 crop proves to be the juiciest yet YAKIMA, Wash., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 crop of Northwest sweet cherries is now arriving on grocery store shelves earlier than the past several years, putting the classic summertime fruit front and center for the Fourth of July holiday. With consistently warm weather and sunny days in the Northwest growing regions, growers are expecting a benchmark year for flavor, size and color, so consumers can...

2014-06-25 23:05:07

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a popular bamboo product manufacturer, has unveiled its new collection of bamboo deckings. Today, the company’s marketing specialist has its promotion for these high quality deckings. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a popular bamboo product manufacturer, has unveiled its new collection of bamboo deckings. Today, the company’s marketing specialist has its promotion for these high quality deckings. They are all available at discounted...

2014-06-25 16:24:21

All-Natural Performance Beverage Infused with Coconut Water NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everlast Worldwide Inc., the leader in fight sports and fitness, has partnered with Cellutions LLC, a leading lifestyle and functional performance company, to launch Everlast Hydrate Elite(TM). Everlast Hydrate Elite(TM) is an all-natural performance drink fortified with pure coconut water and genuine sea salt. This premium beverage provides a perfect balance of electrolytes for the...

2014-06-24 23:15:17

Leading inspection and certification company Intertek has awarded Luxury Bamboo Bedding a 5 out of 5 rating for their sheets’ resistance to pilling. The high rating exemplifies the company’s dedication to producing the most luxurious and highest quality bamboo sheets on the market. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The term “luxury” in Luxury Bamboo Bedding is truly earned and proven by its recent 5 out of 5 quality rating from Intertek. Intertek tested and rated the company’s 100% bamboo...

2014-06-24 23:08:41

Focus on Being the Leader in Music Advertising Technology New York, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Today, Pomegranate announced the launch of the first-ever matchmaking technology that leverages the Spotify Web API. This application, code named "Curiously," has been referred to as the “Tinder of Music.” This application represents a first-to-market advertising solution that is designed to create a triangle of engagement between brands, their consumers and music. This announcement...

2014-06-24 09:37:19

Princeton University While African wildlife often run afoul of ranchers and pastoralists securing food and water resources for their animals, the interests of fauna and farmer might finally be unified by the "Sodom apple," a toxic invasive plant that has overrun vast swaths of East African savanna and pastureland. Should the ominous reference to the smitten biblical city be unclear, the Sodom apple, or Solanum campylacanthum, is a wicked plant. Not a true apple, this relative of the...

Open-pollinated, Hybrid Tomatoes Compared In Variety Evaluation Study
2014-06-24 03:56:13

American Society for Horticultural Science The recent surge in organic farming has created a need for enhanced research efforts to inform the agricultural sector. George Boyhan from the Department of Horticulture at the University of Georgia says that "variety evaluations"--studies that evaluate and develop crop varieties specifically suited for organic production--can be particularly useful to organic producers. "There continues to be need for variety evaluation trials, as many of the...

2014-06-23 23:01:51

The Grounds Guys want to make shopping for office plants simple by providing a list of plants to choose, depending on the space and specific needs. Waco, TX (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Many types of plants are available to spruce up your work space. The Grounds Guys want to make shopping for office plants simple by providing a list of plants to choose, depending on the space and specific needs. Adding a touch of green to a work space has proven wellness benefits, from improving moods to...

2014-06-23 23:00:55

Buddy Fruits, the leader in all-natural fruit pouches and snacks, has won the 2014 Shape Magazine Editor’s Choice Award. Pick up a July/August issue of Shape Magazine on newsstands today and look for Buddy Fruits on Page 136 and 138. Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Buddy Fruits, the leader in all-natural fruit pouches and snacks, has won the 2014 Shape Magazine Editor’s Choice Award. Pick up a July/August issue of Shape Magazine on newsstands today and look for Buddy Fruits on...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

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...

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