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Latest Philippines Reference Libraries

Khasi Pine, Pinus kesiya
2014-02-26 08:46:27

Khasi pine (Pinus kesiya) is the most common of pines found in Asia. This pine can be found growing in the Khasi hills of Meghalaya as well as northern Thailand, Philippines, Burma, Cambodia, Laos as well as in the southern parts of China and Vietnam. The Khasi pine can be found on plantations in southern Africa and South America. Khasi pine does not form pine forests but will grow in groups, known as stands, as well as with broad-leaved trees. The Khasi pine is also known as the...

Naga Stone worship
2014-01-19 13:29:46

The naga (male) and nagini (female) are entities primarily in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, that takes the form of a snake (king cobra). But, naga in other types, are also found in other cultures from  Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Mekong, Java, and the Philippines. In Hinduism, the naga is still part of the modern culture. In India, they are nature spirits that protect the water of springs, wells, and rivers. They bring the rain, but also are believed to cause floods and droughts....

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Indomalaya Ecozone
2009-07-01 12:56:43

The Indomalaya ecozone is one of Earth's eight ecosystems. It covers most of South and Southeast Asia and parts of East Asia. This area was originally known as the Oriental Region by most scientists (especially biogeographers). Indomalaya extends from Afghanistan to Pakistan through the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia to southern China, and through Indonesia toward Java, Bali, and Borneo. Indomalaya borders Australasia to the east and both are separated by the Wallace Line. Indomalaya...

2006-12-27 15:11:40

The Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta; also known as mawmag in Cebuano/Visayan) is an endangered tarsier species endemic to the Philippines. It is found in the southeastern part of the archipelago, particularly in the provinces of Bohol, Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao, Philippines. Its geographic range also includes Maripipi Island, Siargao Island, Basilan Island and Dinagat Island. Tarsiers have also been reported in Sarangani, although they may be different subspecies. Morphology...

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