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2014-06-17 23:12:38

Recently, a professional bamboo flooring company, BambooIndustry.com, has announced its new selection of bamboo plywoods. According to the company’s senior spokesman, these new bamboo plywoods are among the most durable items in the current market. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Recently, a professional bamboo flooring company, BambooIndustry.com, has announced its new selection of bamboo plywoods. According to the company’s senior spokesman, these new bamboo plywoods are among the most...

2014-06-17 23:00:49

BambooIndustry.com has recently unveiled its new collection of bamboo panels. Customers who place an order before June 28 can enjoy a discounted rate, up to 30% off. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 BambooIndustry.com is one of the world’s leading bamboo product manufacturers. The professional supplier has recently unveiled its new collection of bamboo panels. Customers who place an order before June 28 can enjoy a discounted rate, up to 30% off. “We are excited to announce our new designs of...

2014-06-17 16:22:41

- Syngenta's Operation Pollinator increases native pollinator populations GREENSBORO, N.C., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta and Delta F.A.R.M. (Farmers Advocating Resource Management) jointly will develop commercial farmland into pollinator habitats. Syngenta's Operation Pollinator is a global biodiversity program that restores native pollinators in a variety of landscapes by creating essential habitats. Delta F.A.R.M. has committed to establish at least five Operation...

2014-06-17 12:49:48

Michigan Tech Winter takes its toll on living things. To protect themselves from the elements, bears hibernate, and trees go dormant.   Biologists have observed what happens when trees become dormant, but up to now, they haven’t understood the underlying genetic mechanisms that enable them to start growing again. A team led by molecular geneticists from Michigan Technological University has identified and characterized a gene that tells a poplar tree when winter ends and a spring...

2014-06-16 09:25:50

Academy of Finland Proximity to other meadows increases disease resistance in wild meadow plants, according to a study led by Anna-Liisa Laine at the University of Helsinki. The results of the study, analysing the epidemiological dynamics of a fungal pathogen in the archipelago of Finland, will be published in Science on 13 June 2014. The study surveyed more than 4,000 Plantago lanceolata meadows and their infection status by a powdery mildew fungus in the Åland archipelago of...

2014-06-15 23:00:21

Purveyors of America’s Finest Artisan-Produced Extra Virgin Olive Oil Open First Location Outside of California in Austin’s Hill Country Galleria Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 We Olive, the celebrated purveyors of International award winning, domestically-produced olive oils are excited to announce the opening of their Austin location. The first store outside of California is located in the Hill Country Galleria (12800 Hill Country Boulevard, Suite G-130, Bee Cave, TX 78738). The...

2014-06-14 23:00:25

BambooIndustry.com is a popular supplier in the bamboo industry. Recently, the company has announced its bamboo flooring promotion; the current discount is up to 30% off. (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 BambooIndustry.com is a popular supplier in the bamboo industry. Recently, the company has announced its bamboo flooring promotion; the current discount is up to 30% off. According to the company’s sales representative, these discounted cheap bamboo floorings will be available until June 25, 2014....

2014-06-11 23:12:01

Advanced Formula Contains Three Times the Polysaccharides of Competitors Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Univera, Inc., a leading natural supplement company founded in 1999 by Bill Lee, recently launched Aloe Select™ Private Reserve, a supplemental Aloe vera liquid concentrate providing the traditional digestive and immune benefits of Aloe with increased beneficial polysaccharides, backed by scientific support. Within the first month of sales, the product is already a top...

Water Provides Blueprints For Root Architecture
2014-06-10 03:00:34

Carnegie Institution Soil is a microscopic maze of nooks and crannies that hosts a wide array of life. Plants explore this environment by developing a complex branched network of roots that tap into scarce resources such as water and nutrients. How roots sense which regions of soil contain water and what effect this moisture has on the architecture of the root system has been unclear. New research from a team led by Carnegie's José Dinneny focuses on how physical properties of a root's...

2014-06-09 23:00:35

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an experienced online supplier of natural bamboo products, has released its latest selection of woven bamboo plywoods. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an experienced online supplier of natural bamboo products, has released its latest selection of woven bamboo plywoods. By creating the new plywood collection, the company wants to make things more convenient for worldwide customers. All of them are made with the finest materials. They are...


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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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