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2013-04-18 08:28:35

Wood-Bat League Players Seeking Pro-Stock Northern White Ash and Hard Maple Bats Turn to Carolina Clubs for Custom Wood Bats Handcrafted in Upstate New York WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Clubs has published its 2013 collection of pro-model wood baseball bats online at www.carolinaclubs.com. The family-owned business is recognized as a leading manufacturer of high-grade northern white ash and hard maple baseball bats, which are handmade in upstate New...

2013-04-12 23:04:47

MyLocalWholesaler.com the premium online directory of American Wholesalers and American Manufacturers is proud to announce the addition of maple syrup to its directory service. (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 MyLocalWholesaler.com the premium online directory of American Wholesalers and American Manufacturers is proud to announce the addition of maple syrup to its directory service. Although maple producers from around the world can be found on MyLocalWholesaler.com, it is the website´s number...

2013-04-08 12:22:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A non-native, invasive insect that attacks and kills Eastern hemlock trees has advanced westward across Pennsylvania to Clarion and Jefferson counties where infestations have been confirmed in two state parks. "The hemlock woolly adelgid, a pervasive insect threat that has killed thousands of hemlocks across the state, has been detected in both Cook Forest State Park, Clarion County, and Clear Creek State Park in neighboring Jefferson...

Study Finds Southern California Sagebrush Better Suited To Climate Change
2013-04-01 15:19:51

University of California, Irvine Results will aid land management, policy decisions for coastal sage scrub restoration California sagebrush in the southern part of the state will adjust better to climate change than sagebrush populations in the north, according to UC Irvine researchers in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology affiliated with the Center for Environmental Biology. The results of their study, which appears online in Global Change Biology, will assist land...

2013-03-22 12:27:02

Actress, author and TV host Alison Sweeney leads effort to inspire women across America FOLSOM, Calif., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American women are multi-tasking more than ever, but still feel time-strapped(1) and forced to compromise on things like fitness and nutrition - nearly half of all moms say they feel guilty that they're not doing enough to take care of themselves(2). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/NY81978) To help them maintain the energy and...

New Study Offers Insights On Invasive Fly Threatening US Fruit Crops
2013-03-15 13:57:18

North Carolina State University Humans aren´t the only species with a sweet tooth. Research from North Carolina State University shows that the invasive spotted-wing vinegar fly (Drosophila suzukii) also prefers sweet, soft fruit — giving us new insight into a species that has spread across the United States over the past four years and threatens to cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to U.S. fruit crops. “Because we know that D. suzukii prefers softer,...

2013-02-26 08:29:57

ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Introducing The Source Collection, an assortment of organic and highly potent nourishing skincare oils, from Atlanta-based Born Skincare. The Collection includes five oils dedicated to every skin solution and is unlike any other product line on the market today due to the miraculous power of grapes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130226/CG66099) Born Skincare was founded with the philosophy that all skincare should be 100% safe,...

2013-02-14 23:04:07

Market Fresh Fruit is joining in on celebrating American Heart Month in February with great news about berries and their power packed flavonoids, which actually help protect the heart and reduce the risk of a heart attack. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 In support of Heart Health Month in February it's important to remember that heart disease claims the lives of over half a million Americans each year according to the United States Presidential Proclamation. But three...

2013-02-01 12:25:13

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today joined maple producers in Meadville, Crawford County, to kick off 2013 maple syrup production by tapping a sugar maple tree. "Maple syrup is a delicious homegrown sweetener that can be used in sweet and savory dishes," said Greig. "More Pennsylvanians are looking for foods grown and made in Pennsylvania. Our maple syrup comes from trees grown right in our backyards, and it provides antioxidants...

2013-01-28 08:22:22

Winter Data Acquisition Program Initiated CALGARY, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN) announced today that Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) finalized its review of the Tamarack Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and deemed it complete, pursuant to Section 53 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA). Ivanhoe Energy's Tamarack project is one of two key heavy oil assets in its current portfolio....


Latest Flora of the United States Reference Libraries

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,...

Slash pine, Pinus elliottii
2014-04-17 13:14:58

Slash pine (Pinus elliottii) is native to the southeastern United States, from South Carolina to Louisiana along with the Florida Keys and 45 percent, growing in Georgia. The name derives from the “slashes” for which they live. Slashes are swampy areas overgrown with trees and bushes. The Slash pine has adapted well outside of its natural range in areas such as Kentucky, Virginia and East Texas. This tree is also known as the yellow slash pine, southern pine, swamp pine, Cuban pine, or...

Shortleaf Pine, Pinus echinata
2014-04-14 11:10:26

Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) is native to the southeastern United States. This tree is found in 22 states and has a range from 10 feet in elevation up to 3000 feet. The range includes southeastern New York and New Jersey west to Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, Kentucky, southwestern Illinois, and southern Missouri; south to eastern Oklahoma and eastern Texas; and east to northern Florida and northeast through the Atlantic Coast States to Delaware. This pine can grow in wetlands as well as in...

Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Loblolly Pine
2014-04-14 09:54:04

Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) is native to the Southeastern United States including central Texas, Florida, Delaware, and southern New Jersey. The pine is also considered to be a southern yellow pine. The Loblolly pine is the largest of all pines and is also the second most common tree in the United States; the red maple is the most common. The Loblolly pine is a fast grower, growing from 98-115 feet and has a trunk diameter of 1.3-4.9 feet. The bark is gray in color and very scaly. The...

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