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tree height and climate
2014-08-16 06:52:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Trees species range in size from the Dwarf Willow at 2.5 inches to the coastal Redwood which averages 50 feet, but can top out at over 300 feet. As the coastal Redwood shows, even within one tree species, there can be a wide range of sizes. What limits the height, even within a single species? Different theories attribute this range to the amount of photosynthetic energy allocated to new leaf production, and the ability to hoist water...

2014-08-14 23:06:26

Marianne Sciucco's beautiful cover for her debut novel Blue Hydrangeas, an Alzheimer's love story, is a contender in Book Goodies Book Cover Contest. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The beautiful cover for Blue Hydrangeas has led author Marianne Sciucco to the finals in Book Goodies Book Cover Contest. Book Goodies is a free service where readers and authors connect. Sciucco's cover was chosen from almost 300 entries. "It's always a pleasure to be recognized...

2014-08-13 23:08:48

The 3rd Palm Oil Africa conference coming to Accra, Ghana on 13-14 October, 2014 promises vital updates on Africa’s lucrative palm oil business, and expands focus, this year, to include rubber and cocoa investments. Accra, Ghana (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The movers and shakers of the African palm oil industry along with the cocoa and rubber investors and stakeholders are gearing up for the African edition of CMT’s Palm Oil series, which offers vital industry dialog on ‘Mounting...

2014-08-11 23:08:38

BambooIndustry.com, a famous bamboo product supplier in the market, has recently announced its new selection of bamboo panels. Moreover, the company is now providing deep discounts, up to 28% off, on all these brand new and useful items. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 BambooIndustry.com, a famous bamboo product supplier in the market, has recently announced its new selection of bamboo panels. Moreover, the company is now providing deep discounts, up to 28% off, on all these brand new and useful...

2014-08-11 23:08:36

BambooIndustry.com, a leading online supplier of useful bamboo products, has announced its new assortment of bamboo veneers. All of the company’s new items are natural and durable. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 BambooIndustry.com, a leading online supplier of useful bamboo products, has announced its new assortment of bamboo veneers. All of the company’s new items are natural and durable. What’s more, they are now offered with deep discounts, up to 25 percent off. The big sale will last...

2014-08-11 23:08:27

On July 29, Hummingbird Wholesale announced that Organic Raw Carob Powder is recalled due to possible health risk. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Organic Raw Carob Powder. Hummingbird Wholesale announced on July 29, that Organic...

2014-08-06 23:08:41

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of the most outstanding bamboo product suppliers in the market, has announced its new selection of bamboo plywoods. At present, these elegant items are provided at very low prices, up to 27% off. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of the most outstanding bamboo product suppliers in the market, has announced its new selection of bamboo plywoods. At present, these elegant items are provided at very low prices, up to 27% off. The...

2014-08-06 23:08:39

BambooIndustry.com, a professional supplier of high quality bamboo products, has recently added a new collection of bamboo floorings to its product line. Additionally, the company has announced a new flooring promotion. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 A bamboo flooring is a type of floor made from the bamboo plant; they are very popular for elegant designs and durability. In most of the cases, people use Moso bamboo for flooring. BambooIndustry.com, a professional supplier of high quality...

2014-08-05 23:01:23

Top skincare company announces its arrival in Mexico by October. Addison, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Nerium International™ is expanding its international footprint by opening for business in Mexico by October. “It is an absolute honor to continue achieving our dream of international expansion. I know we will reach new heights en Mexico as we welcome General Manager of Mexico Alfonso Todd, a remarkable individual who shares the Nerium values and cultures, to our Nerium family,” says...

2014-08-05 08:37:28

Approximately 1,000 Australian acres suitable for growing S&W's proprietary alfalfa seed varieties are scheduled for harvesting in April/May of 2015 FIVE POINTS, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced it has secured approximately 1,000 acres of contracted seed production in Australia to be dedicated to the company's elite S&W varieties which have historically been grown only in California. This initial planting in Australia is...


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Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Adenanthos sericeus
2014-10-15 11:12:56

Adenanthos sericeus is a shrub species, the plant may also be referred to as the Woolly bush. A. sericeus is a member of the Proteaceae family. This species can be found naturally on the south coast of Western Australia. Adenanthos sericeus is an erect, low growing shrub; however, the plant has been known to act as a small tree growing up to 16 feet tall. Its leaves typically grow to 1.6 inches long and are lobed in 3 sections of narrow laciniae. Mature branches shed a layer of short...

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