Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 17:21 EDT

Latest Botany Stories

2014-03-19 23:25:04

Today, BothBest, one of the world’s leading bamboo paneling manufacturer and wholesaler, announces custom bamboo panelings available now at their website. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Today, BothBest, one of the world’s leading bamboo paneling manufacturer and wholesaler, announces custom bamboo panelings available now at their website. Customers can communicate with the company first before they place orders. (http://www.bambooindustry.com/products/bamboo-panel/) BothBest has a strong...

2014-03-19 23:03:39

Lotus Moon launches Cardamom & Bamboo Polishing Crème, just in time for spring. This combination of potent organic antioxidants, bamboo stem extract and lactic acid, exfoliates, nourishes skin and assists in clearing clogged pores. Alameda, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 For complete facial care, eco-beauty gurus should look no further than Lotus Moon’s brand new facial exfoliating polish, Cardamom & Bamboo Polishing Crème. This all-natural polishing cream is vegan, free...

2014-03-18 23:26:56

BothBest is a leading bamboo plywood manufacturer and wholesaler from China, and most of its products are exported to the USA, UK, Germany, Australia and other countries. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 BothBest is a leading bamboo plywood manufacturer and wholesaler from China, and most of its products are exported to the USA, UK, Germany, Australia and other countries. Now, the company is launching a site-wide bamboo product promotion. The bamboo products include bamboo flooring, bamboo plywood,...

2014-03-18 23:01:24

With spring on its way, King Kullen is ready to help their customers with all their spring flower needs. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The winter season is always so full of gray, and now that spring is right around the corner, it’s time to add some color back into the world. King Kullen knows that the best way to do this is with some lovely spring flowers. Planting bulb plants is a relatively simple task that requires little effort, but delivers a wonderful result. With a little...

Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Have Changed Their Blooming Pattern In Response To Climate Change
2014-03-18 10:34:15

Heather Dewar, University of Maryland 39-year bloom count reveals a series of changes attributed to warmer climate A unique 39-year study of wildflower blooms in a Colorado Rocky Mountain meadow shows more than two-thirds of alpine flowers have changed their blooming pattern in response to climate change. Not only are half the flowers beginning to bloom weeks earlier, but more than a third are reaching their peak bloom earlier, and others are producing their last blooms later in the...

2014-03-17 23:23:38

Recently, BothBest, a leading manufacturer of bamboo flooring products, has announced its new bamboo flooring collection. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Recently, BothBest, a leading manufacturer of bamboo flooring products, has announced its new bamboo flooring collection, which consists of solid bamboo flooring, engineered bamboo flooring, wide plank bamboo flooring and more. The company hopes to expand its global market share with its eco-friendly bamboo products. According to the sales...

Flowering Plants Need Sugar Transporter SWEET9 For Nectar Production
2014-03-17 10:58:21

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Evolution is based on diversity, and sexual reproduction is key to creating a diverse population that secures competitiveness in nature. Plants as largely immobile organisms had to solve a problem: they needed to find ways to spread their genetic material beyond individual flowers. To make sure that flying pollinators such as insects, birds and bats come to the flowers to pick up pollen, plants evolved special organs, the nectaries, to attract and...

Two New Species Of Desert Poppy Found In California And Arizona
2014-03-11 13:31:36

Pensoft Publishers Who said that there is only sand in the deserts? Not quite desert roses, two new species of desert poppies from North America prove such statements wrong with their simple beauty. The newly described plants are found in the deserts of California and Arizona and have a vibrant yellow colored inflorescences, typical for all the desert dwellers from the Eschscholzia genus of the poppy family. The study was published in the open access journal PhytoKeys. Most commonly...

bats and light pollution
2014-03-11 10:22:41

Wiley These new findings were reported by scientists from the German Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research Berlin (IZW). The study – published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology – is the first to show that seed-dispersing bats avoid feeding in light-polluted areas. Working in Costa Rica with Sowell's short-tailed bats (Carollia sowelli), Daniel Lewanzik from the IZW gave the bats a simple choice. He divided a flight cage into two compartments....

2014-03-06 23:26:30

Former Clif Bar & Company Brand Director joins the natural beverage company as demand rises and growth continues. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Zola®, maker of top-selling Coconut Waters and Açaí Juices in the United States, today announced the appointment of Rosa Compean, as the Vice President of Marketing, to its executive team. Compean is responsible for marketing and product strategy, consumer marketing programs, public relations and digital media. The...


Latest Botany Reference Libraries

Tenasserim Pine, Pinus latteri
2014-04-18 08:32:01

Tenasserim pine (Pinus latteri) is an evergreen that is native to Mainland Southeast Asia. This tree grows in the mountains of southeastern Burma, northern Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam as well as on the island of Hainan in China. This tree was named after the Tenasserim Hills located between Myanmar and Thailand. The Tenasserim pine generally grows at altitudes of 1312-3281 feet with some growing lower around 328 feet and some growing as high as 3937 feet. This tree is considered...

Sumatran Pine, Pinus merkusii
2014-04-17 13:47:45

Sumatran pine (pinus merkusii) is an evergreen native to Southeast Asia, primarily in Indonesia and in the mountains of northern Sumatra. Stands of Sumatran pine can also be found in Mount Kerinci and Mount Talang in central Sumatra, on Mindoro in the Philippines, and in western Luzon in the Zambales mountains. The Sumatra pine is the only species of the Pinaceae family growing south of the equator. The Sumatra pine grows primarily at altitudes of 1,300-4,900 feet but can grow as low as...

Spruce Pine, Pinus glabra
2014-04-17 13:33:21

Spruce pine (Pinus glabra) grows along the coastline of the southern United States, from South Carolina to Florida and west to Louisiana. The Spruce pine rarely grows in pure stands, most often it is found inter dispersed among mixed hardwoods. This pine grows best in damp acidic soil, swamp to river, as well as in shady areas. The pine grows best in the hot and humid weather found in the southern hemisphere as well as tolerating mild winters. This pine also goes by the names cedar pine,...

Scots Pine
2014-04-14 10:50:20

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is the only native pine to Europe and Asia and was introduced in New Zealand and the colder climates of North America. The Scots pine grows at sea level to 3281 feet in the northern regions and 3937-8530 feet in the south. The Scots pine grows to heights of 114 feet with a trunk that is just over three feet through. The bark is thick and dark grey-brown on the lower trunk with the upper trunk having bark that is thin and orange. The trunk is long and straight...

Austrian Pine, Pinus nigra
2014-02-26 10:11:45

Austrian pine (Pinus nigra), also known as the European Black Pine, grows in southern Mediterranean Europe from Spain to the Crimea, in Asia Minor and on Corsica/Cyprus. This pine can also be found in North Africa in the high mountains. The Austrian pine grows from sea level up to 6,600 feet and is most prevalent at the 820 – 5,200 foot level. This tree is considered to be an invasive species in New Zealand. The Austrian pine is an evergreen growing 66-180 feet tall growing as much as...

More Articles (173 articles) »