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2013-10-02 23:27:07

Company Takes New Step Toward Increasing Its Impact on Industry Vonore, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Genera Energy Inc., an award-winning biomass feedstock supply chain enterprise, has realigned some of its key management as its commercial business continues to grow. Sam Jackson, Ph.D., has moved into the role of vice president of business development. Dr. Jackson was one of the founders of Genera, leading Genera’s biomass feedstock production and supply chain programs. Since March...

2013-10-01 23:29:30

With conflicting research, scientists should proceed with caution, says Water Researcher and Advocate Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 In 2010, a Scientific American article by Michael Tennesen reported that recent declines in coastal fog could endanger California’s beloved coastal redwoods, including the world’s tallest tree (Dec. 9; “Fog that Nourishes California Redwoods Is Declining”). In 2013, a Los Angeles Times article by Bettina Boxall reported that...

2013-10-01 23:20:20

Researchers have discovered the first evidence that Wild Blueberries may help decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the United States. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Researchers at the University of Reading (UK), the University of Dusseldorf (Germany) and the University of Northumbria (UK) have used state-of-the-art techniques to discover that Wild...

2013-09-18 23:21:27

BerriProducts LLC has launched a new product, BerriSpectrum™ AnthoBlend™, that contains a full serving of whole organic California strawberries and Washington blueberries, along with a full serving of their own specially-cultivated Oregon black raspberries. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 BerriProducts, a leader in providing the highest quality berry products for clinical trials and directly to consumers, has developed a new berry powder blend that launched today on their...

2013-09-16 23:04:44

According to the Wild Blueberry Association of North America, researchers have discovered that combining blueberries with exercise offers two potential health benefits - the ability for the body to burn fat longer after exercise, and improved absorption of inflammation-reducing antioxidant compounds called polyphenols. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Researchers in North Carolina have discovered that combining blueberries with exercise offers two potential health benefits - the...

Ancient Ancestor Of Tulip Tree Line Identified
2013-09-12 12:42:34

Indiana University The modern-day tulip tree, state tree of Indiana as well as Kentucky and Tennessee, can trace its lineage back to the time of the dinosaurs, according to newly published research by an Indiana University paleobotanist and a Russian botanist. The tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera, has been considered part of the magnolia family. But David Dilcher of Indiana University Bloomington and Mikhail S. Romanov of the N.V. Tsitsin Main Botanical Garden in Moscow show that it...

2013-08-31 23:02:40

Natchitoches Pecans joins pecan growers from Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi at the annual pecan conference for discussions on new products and what’s to come in the pecan industry. Clouterville, Louisiana (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Natchitoches Pecans, Inc. attended the Tri-State Pecan Convention & Trade Show in Vicksburg, Mississippi, an annual conference that brings together pecan buyers and growers from across Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Following last year's...

2013-08-13 23:25:03

Pterostilbene, a key ingredient in the soon-to-be-released Pure Prodigy, has been shown to be a powerful neuromodulator in aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 For years, the numerous health benefits of resveratrol have earned widespread attention, but recent data indicates that when it comes to fighting age-related cognitive decline and treating conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, there’s a supplement more powerful than even resveratrol....


Latest Flora of the United States Reference Libraries

Virginia Pine, Pinus virginiana, pollen cones
2014-05-19 09:44:09

Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana) grows in southern New York from Long Island and continues through the Appalachian Mountains to western Tennessee and Alabamain elevations as high as 2953 feet. This tree is also known as the scrub pine, spruce pine, or Jersey pine. The Harvard Arboretum in Boston, MA has cultivated Virginia pine on display. The Virginia pine is a medium sized tree growing from 29.5 – 59 feet tall with some getting as tall as 105 feet in perfect conditions. This tree grows...

Ponderosa Pine, Pinus ponderosa
2014-05-16 11:05:52

Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) is native to western North America in sixteen states as well as southern British Columbia, Canada. This tree is also known as the bull pine, blackjack pine, or western pitch, red and yellow pine, as well as Yosemite pine. The Ponderosa pine grows at sea level up to 9843 feet above sea level and can live 300-600 years. This pine is one of the largest pine trees growing to heights of 235 feet and can achieve a trunk diameter of 324 inches. The bark of mature...

Pond Pine, Pinus serotina
2014-05-16 10:40:26

Pond Pine (Pinus serotina) grows in the United States along the Atlantic coast from southern New Jersey south to Florida then west to southern Alabama. This pine grows in wet ground near ponds, and swamps and is also known as the marsh pine or pocosin pine. The pond pine is a small tree growing to heights of 82 feet with a trunk diameter of 2.6 feet. The tree tends to grow crooked and has several tops at the crown. The bark is scaly and reddish brown in color. The needles grow in bundles...

Lodgepole Pine, Pinus contorta
2014-04-27 08:06:16

Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) is found in western North America in the upper mountains and subalpine regions of Colorado’s northern Rocky Mountains. This tree is considered to be invasive in New Zealand. This tree is also known as the shore pine, twisted pine, and contorta pine as well as black pine, scrub pine, and coast pine. The Lodgepole pine grows best between 8000 and 10,000 feet above sea level. They like to grow in well-drained, slightly acidic, sandy soils on gentle south...

Knobcone Pine Cone, Pinus attenuata
2014-04-27 07:44:40

Knobcone pine (Pinus attenuata) grows in the mountains of southern Oregon to Baja California. This tree is usually found in pure stands but can mix in with the Bishop pine and the Monterey pine along the Oregon-California coastline. This tree grows in shallow rocky infertile soil. The knobcone pine is a relatively short lived tree living 75-100 years. The Knobcone pine grows at sea level up to 5500 feet in elevation and is a short to medium tree growing to heights of 26-79 feet with a...

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