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2014-02-05 23:02:56

USApple addresses serious health topic for consumers in fun, friendly way during American Heart Health Month in February. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 February is American Heart Health Month, and USApple is spending each day of the month reminding individuals that eating apples can be one of the most convenient and accessible ways to fight many of the factors that contribute to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. “An Ohio State University study...

2014-02-02 23:00:23

Hawaii Flower Lei donated and presented fresh flower leis to celebrities and athletes at the St. Jude Charity Pro Bowl Dinner in Honolulu last week. The company made a special lei for Seattle Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Hawaii Flower Lei donated and presented fresh flower leis to celebrity athletes and attendees of the St. Jude Charity Pro Bowl Dinner held at Morton’s Steak House in Ala Moana Center last week. An extra long,...

2014-02-02 20:22:40

Nation's Largest Pistachio Grower Asks America to "Count Our Nuts" for Chance to Win $100,000; Unveils New Campaign Theme LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonderful Pistachios today revealed two new commercial spots featuring Stephen Colbert, Emmy-award winning host and executive producer of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report", during the Big Game. The two :15 spots appeared in the 2(nd) quarter of the game and featured the brand's new campaign theme, "Get Crackin',...

2014-01-28 23:28:15

Herbal Papaya is excited to launch several new products at this year’s Natural Products Expo West 2014 in Anaheim California March 7-9. Expanding their line of organic non-GMO papaya supplements and teas, Herbal Papaya will be exhibiting at booth 815, as well as showcasing in both the grocery and supplements categories of the New Products Showcase outside Hall B during the Natural Products Expo 2014. Murphy, Texas (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Herbal Papaya is proud to offer its newest...

2014-01-21 23:26:17

Essential Wholesale & Labs offers Turmeric & Neem Scrub combining turmeric, mustard, neem, sea salt, grapefruit essential oil and jojoba oil — to create the perfect body scrub. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Essential Wholesale & Labs offers Turmeric & Neem Scrub. According to aesthetician Laura Badcock, ‘we’ve combined some of the greatest that nature offers to balance oily and blemished skin — turmeric, mustard, neem, sea salt, grapefruit essential oil...

2014-01-15 08:27:50

After popularity of Pure White Mulberry Leaf Extract exceeded supply, NuVitality has restocked with larger bottles and an enhanced formula. CHICAGO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Overwhelming response to NuVitality's new White Mulberry Leaf Extract proved to be a lesson in economics. Demand for the popular blood sugar control product superseded the company's supply leaving shelves empty. In response to customer demand, NuVitality has enhanced its White Mulberry Supplement...

Biofuel: Focusing Solely On Biomass Yield Comes At A High Price
2014-01-15 04:55:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Corn may lead the pack in terms of biomass yield when it comes to biofuels, but this category shouldn’t be the sole focus of efficiency, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Biomass yield is the ratio of the amount of biomass produced to the amount of substrate consumed. While this is an important factor when looking at biofuel production, it shouldn’t be the only...

2014-01-13 08:24:12

MORE THAN 230 TIMES THE WEIGHT OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As sports fans around the country gather to watch the first cold weather Big Game played outdoors at MetLife Stadium, they will more than likely enjoy a Big Game food spread that includes avocados. This year, Americans are predicted to consume nearly 32 percent more avocados than they did last year, which equates to nearly 104 million pounds or approximately 208 million avocados consumed...

Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome Risk Lower With Tree Nut Consumption
2014-01-10 04:11:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consuming tree nuts such as almonds, cashews and walnuts can help reduce a person’s risk of obesity and metabolic syndrome (MetS), according to new research appearing in Wednesday’s edition of the journal PLoS ONE. Lead researcher Dr. Karen Jaceldo-Siegl, an assistant professor in the Loma Linda University School of Public Health, and her colleagues recruited 803 Seventh-day Adventist adults. The researchers analyzed the study...

Iconic Australasian Tree Fossils Found In South America
2014-01-09 15:06:30

Penn State Today in Australia they call it Kauri, in Asia they call it Dammar, and in South America it does not exist at all unless planted there; but 52 million years ago the giant coniferous evergreen tree known to botanists as Agathis thrived in the Patagonian region of Argentina, according to an international team of paleobotanists, who have found numerous fossilized remains there. "These spectacular fossils reveal that Agathis is old and had a huge range that no one knew about --...


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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...

Pitch Pine, Pinus rigida
2014-05-16 10:12:06

Pitch pine (Pinus rigida) is native to the northeastern United States from Maine to northern Georgia and west to Ohio and Kentucky with a few found in Quebec and Ontario, Canada. This pine can be found growing in coastal areas as it is somewhat salt resistant. The Pitch pine grows from sea level up to 8038 feet above sea level. This tree grows in all types of soil from acidic sandy soils to the gravelly soils, and from the driest of areas to the wettest. This tree is a small to medium...

Ocote Pine, Pinus oocarpa
2014-05-16 09:55:29

Ocote pine (Pinus oocarpa) is native to Mexico and Central America. This tree is also known as the Mexican yellow pine, hazelnut pine, pino Amarillo, and pino avellano. This pine is closely related to the pinus greggii and pinus patula. This pine grows at altitudes of 3000-7000 feet above sea level while in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua it grows at lower altitudes of 2600 feet. In poor soils, the tree will only grow between 32.8 and 49.2 feet tall and up to 39.3 feet in shallow soil...

Michoacan Pine, Pinus devoniana, needles and male flower
2014-04-27 08:19:00

Michoacan Pine (Pinus devoniana) is found in Mexico from S. Sinaloa to Chiapas and Guatemala in the montane forest, which is one level below the subalpine zone found around the globe.  The temperature within the montane is between 43 and 54 degrees Fahrenheit. The location of the Michoacan pine will change with the climate change and grow in the warmer regions. Michoacan pine grows at elevations of 2953 and 8202 feet above sea level in warm to subtropical climates. This pine requires an...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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