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2014-05-14 23:08:29

BambooIndustry.com is a leader in bamboo flooring. As one of the best suppliers in the industry, the company has proudly released its tiger bamboo flooring collection; the new models are offered now at discounted prices, up to 31% off. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 BambooIndustry.com is a leader in bamboo flooring. As one of the best suppliers in the industry, the company has proudly released its tiger bamboo flooring collection; the new models are offered now at discounted prices, up to 31% off....

2014-05-11 23:03:16

Today, BambooIndustry.com releases its new horizontal bamboo flooring colleciton, and offers discount coupons for the bamboo flooring distributors worldwide. (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 Today, BambooIndustry.com releases its new horizontal bamboo flooring collection, and offers discount coupons for the bamboo flooring distributors worldwide. BambooIndustry.com is a leading bamboo product supplier, offering a wide range of bamboo flooring, bamboo decking, bamboo mats and more. “Horizontal...

Using Fungus To Stop Invasive Spread Of Tree-Of-Heaven
2014-05-10 04:00:57

By Matt Swayne, Penn State A naturally occurring fungus might help curb the spread of an invasive tree species that is threatening forests in most of the United States, according to researchers. Researchers tested the fungus -- Verticillium nonalfalfae -- by injecting it into tree-of-heaven, or Ailanthus, plots, according to Matthew Kasson, who recently received his doctorate in plant pathology and environmental microbiology from Penn State. The treatment completely eradicated the...

2014-05-09 23:07:00

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a leading bamboo lumber supplier, has announced its bamboo lumber promotion with great discounts, up to 30%. The promotion is valid until June 5, 2014. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a leading bamboo lumber supplier, has announced its bamboo lumber promotion with great discounts, up to 30%. The promotion is valid until June 5, 2014. BambooIndustry.com specializes in high-quality bamboo products, including bamboo floors, bamboo mats, bamboo...

2014-05-09 23:03:05

Home Grown Cellars, owned by Alex and Jackie Lehman, specializes in pomegranate products. They are also home to a 3,000 sq. ft. butterfly sanctuary which will re-open this Saturday, May 10th, according to the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Madera, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Home Grown Cellars is a family-owned business in Madera, California. Owned by Alex and Jackie Lehman, the farm specializes in pomegranate products including the wildly popular pomegranate honey. Along with the...

2014-05-09 12:36:02

University of Pennsylvania Flowers aren't just pretty to look at, they are how plants reproduce. In agricultural plants, the timing and regulation of flower formation has economic significance, affecting a crop's yield. A new paper by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania published in the journal Science has revealed that a plant hormone once believed to promote flower formation in annual plants also plays a role in inhibiting flowers from forming. The dual role of this hormone,...

Burl poaching has forced California state officials to shut down parts of the park and stretches of road leading to it in order to help protect the massive, ancient trees
2014-05-08 04:55:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online California redwood trees, some of which are more than 1,000 years old, are being damaged by poachers who use their wood to make and sell pieces of furniture, bowls and other souvenirs, various media outlets are reporting. According to CNN’s Jack Hannah, the people responsible for the damage are sneaking into Redwood National and State Parks at night and cutting away large chunks from the base of the trees, which are the largest...

2014-05-07 23:15:19

In addition to celebrating the success with a party, BambooIndustry.com is launching a site-wide click lock bamboo flooring promotion, offering discounted bamboo products for its customers. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 China based bamboo flooring company BambooIndustry.com is celebrating its recent success in the market with a party at this weekend. The party will be held on May 9, 2014, and it starts at 7:20 p.m. Guests can enjoy a $12 pre-fix meal before DJ Miss Jane comes at 8 p.m. to spin...

2014-05-07 23:14:19

“Benefits of Coconut Oil Supplements on Hair, Skin And Health,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers benefits of coconut oil on health and beauty. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 “Benefits Of Coconut Oil Supplements On Hair, Skin And Health,” a new report created by Sherry on the site Vkool.com, shows health and beauty benefits of coconut oil supplements and detailed instructions on how to use them properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover some...

2014-05-05 23:06:18

The third issue of Success from Home magazine to feature Nerium International is now on newsstands nationwide! ADDISON, TX (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 For the third time, Nerium International™ is featured in Success from Home magazine, confirming it as the go-to skincare line for age-defying breakthrough products validated by science. Since its August 2011 launch, Nerium has reached record-breaking sales and earned industry accolades while empowering hundreds of thousands with their business...


Latest Botany Reference Libraries

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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