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2014-08-21 23:00:56

DoudouneCanadienneGoosePasCher.fr, one of the most popular suppliers of Canada Goose products, has recently unveiled its new selection of Trillium Parkas for 2014. Moreover, the company’s chief executive officer has announced that all these fashionable and comfortable items are available at discounted prices, up to 32% off. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 DoudouneCanadienneGoosePasCher.fr, one of the most popular suppliers of Canada Goose products, has recently unveiled its new selection of...

2013-06-27 23:34:17

Trillium tennesseense is a newly discovered, rare species of Trillium, currently known to occur in only three locations on the slopes of Bays Mountain in Hamblen and Hawkins Counties, Tennessee. An article in Castanea explains that with only 25 confirmed species of Trillium in eastern North America, and a possible six additional species in the west, this discovery is very rare. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Castanea – Trillium tennesseense is a newly discovered, rare species of...

Is The Future Of Whitebark Pine Trees At Risk
2013-06-10 14:31:25

National Science Foundation Widespread tree death from beetle infestations, tree disease outbreaks affecting seed production There's trouble ahead for the whitebark pine, a mountain tree that's integral to wildlife and water resources in the western United States and Canada. Over the last decade, some populations of whitebark pines have declined by more than 90 percent. But these declines may be just the beginning. New research results, supported by the National Science Foundation...

2010-10-22 09:36:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today announced an agreement that broadens Monsanto's Roundup Ready PLUS(TM) weed management platform in the United States to include selected FMC products. FMC herbicides covered under the agreement include the growing line of soybean preemergence residual herbicides including Authority® First DF, Authority® MTZ DF,...

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2010-03-25 08:48:29

Some birds are not "bird brains" when it comes to nutrition. Scientists reported yesterday for the first time that certain birds eat berries that are high in antioxidants during their annual migration, passing up berries that are lower in these healthful substances. The behavior may help improve the birds' fitness for a long, stressful journey, they reported at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 239th National Meeting. "We know that a diet rich in antioxidants, like those found in fruits and...


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Limber Pine, Pinus flexilis
2014-07-15 12:33:20

Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) grows in the sub-alpine mountainous regions of the Western United States, Mexico, and Canada, with a small cropping found in the Black Hills in South Dakota. One of the oldest trees to be documented is found in Eagle Cap Wilderness in Oregon and is reported to be 2000 years old. This pine is also known as the Southwestern White Pine and Rocky Mountain White Pine. The Limber pine is drought tolerant and grows at high elevations (5000-12,000 feet) marking the...

Jack Pine, Pinus banksiana
2014-04-27 07:07:32

Jack pine (Pinus banksiana) has a native range in Canada, east of the Rocky Mountains to Nova Scotia. Jack pine can also be found in the United States from Minnesota to Maine with northwest Indiana and northwest Pennsylvania being the furthest south in the growing range. The Jack pine is a short pine growing to heights of 30-72 feet. The trees will grow crooked much like the pitch pine especially in poor soil conditions. The jack pine can be found growing in pure stands when grown in...

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2008-06-15 19:35:52

The Interrupted Fern (Osmunda claytoniana), is a fern native to eastern North America and eastern Asia. In eastern North America it occurs from southern Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec (up to the tree line), east to Newfoundland and south through the Appalachian mountains down to Georgia and west to the Mississippi River. In Asia, it is found in the Himalaya, southern China, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. It is found in humid zones, mostly in forests, but also in more open biomes, although rarely in...

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2008-06-15 19:32:19

The Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea), is a species of fern in the genus Osmunda. It is native to the Americas and eastern Asia, growing in moist woodlands. In North America it occurs from southern Labrador west to Ontario, and south through the eastern United States to eastern Mexico and the West Indies; in South America it occurs west to Peru and south to Paraguay. In Asia it occurs from southeastern Siberia south through Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan to Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam....

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