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2013-01-03 16:21:40

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a renewable energy, agricultural sciences, waste management and eco-sustainability company, today announced that it has engaged The Holden Group, LLC, a consulting firm, to provide certain business development and relationship management services. In response to a perceived increase in interest for HDS' CO(2) capture, biomass production and waste management technologies, the Company has engaged...

New Orchids Found In Cuba
2012-12-28 10:23:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Two new species of Caribbean orchid have been discovered by a research team led by the University of Vigo, in collaboration with the Environmental Services Unit at the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park in Cuba. For over two centuries, the Caribbean islands have served as natural laboratories and a source of inspiration for botanists, including Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. The studies of these men in the tropical...

Pitcher Plant Creates 'Waterslide Of Death' With Tiny Hairs
2012-12-19 14:10:39

Watch the video "Ants Aquaplaning On A Pitcher Plant" Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Cambridge have observed for the first time how a Venezuelan pitcher plant uses moisture on its tiny hairs to create a ℠waterslide of death´ that sends unsuspecting ants further down into the plant, where they are eventually digested. According to a new report in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the plant´s tiny hairs,...

2012-12-12 05:01:49

The trend team at IFD will release Flower Trends Forecast 2013 on January 1st. The forecast identifies the emerging trends in flowers for weddings and events. To provide broader access to the forecast and to provide a venue for additional flower trend information to be shared, IFD has launched FlowerTrendsForecast.com. Richmond, Indiana (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Keeping track of what new flowers are in vogue is now easier. The new web site, flowertrendsforecast.com, provide trend...

2012-12-10 04:20:35

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a renewable energy, agricultural sciences, waste management and eco-sustainability company, today announced that, through its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, HDS Energy & Ecosystems NB, Ltd., it has entered into a new technology license agreement with Hillwinds Energy Development Corp., to expand its licensed territory, among other things. Under the terms of today's agreement, HDS has expanded its...

Hawk Moths Learn To Use Brain To Find Alternative Food Sources
2012-12-07 13:38:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When their favorite food isn´t readily available, hawk moths are able to switch to a different olfactory ℠channel´ in their brain, enabling them to learn how to find alternative nectar sources, according to a new report in the journal Science Express. The two olfactory channels allow the moths to survive in a changing floral environment and the researchers are expecting that better understanding of this mechanism...

Solving A Mystery: Where Did Flowers Come From?
2012-12-06 14:50:49

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Beautiful flowers and flowering plants are quite commonplace in our world, a lovely addition to the natural landscape of things. Flowers have even helped shape our history and our art for thousands of years, acting as a symbol of beauty, love and passion. Though we simply acknowledge flowers as familiar and standard, there remains one mystery about these colorful and often vibrant angiosperms: Where did they originate?...

New Way In Which Plants Control Flower Production Discovered
2012-11-12 11:22:57

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Flowers don't just catch our eyes, they catch those of pollinators like bees as well. They have to, in order to reproduce. Because plants need to maximize the opportunity for pollinators to gain access to their seeds, variations in the timing of flowering can have profound effects on flower, fruit, and seed production, and consequently agricultural yields. We know that the major driving forces of flowering are external factors such as light and temperature....

2012-10-22 11:22:56

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a green technology company providing renewable energy and eco-sustainability solutions, is proud to announce the formation of a wholly-owned Canadian-based subsidiary, HDS Energy and Ecosystems NB, Ltd, headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. HDS Energy and Ecosystems NB will be responsible for HDS International's business and research and development interests in the Province of...

2012-10-16 07:21:44

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live demonstrations of the Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Treatment System that delivers chemicals directly inside the tree without drilling will be on display at the ArborSystems, Inc. of Omaha, Neb. exhibit during the GIE+EXPO October 24 - 26 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky. (Exhibit #6013) and TCI Expo November 8 - 10 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. (Exhibit #728). "Hands-on demonstrations for arborists and tree...


Latest Plant morphology Reference Libraries

California spicebush, Calycanthus occidentalis
2014-02-07 08:42:40

Calycanthus is a genus of flowering plant found in North America. The plant belongs to the Calycanthaceae family. It is commonly known as the Sweetshrub. The genus includes 2 species that are accepted by the Flora of North America and 2 that may or may not be, depending on taxonomic interpretation. Calycanthus is a shrub that grows around 6 to 12 feet tall. The plant contains entire and opposite leaves measuring 2 to 6 inches long and .8 t0 2.5 inches wide. Its flowers bloom in early...

Persian cyclamen, Cyclamen persicum
2014-01-08 20:39:58

Cyclamen persicum is a flowering, herbaceous plant from the Myrsinaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Persian cyclamen. C. persicum is a tuberous plant. A tuber is a modified plant structure that is enlarged to store nutrients. The flowers and leaves come from buds at the top of the tuber. Roots emerge from the sides and bottom. Wild specimens have heart-shaped leaves that grow as long as 6 inches. They are usually green in color, with a light green marbling effect on the...

Kelp Forest
2013-04-19 19:29:03

Kelp forests are areas that are underwater with a high density of kelp. They’re recognized as one of the most dynamic and productive ecosystems on Earth. Smaller regions of anchored kelp are known as kelp beds. Kelp forests can be found worldwide throughout polar and temperate coastal oceans. In the year 2007, kelp forests were discovered in tropical waters near Ecuador as well. While they are physically formed by brown macroalgae of the order Laminariales, kelp forests offer a unique...

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2009-06-17 12:38:51

The Lily of the Nile or Calla Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica) is a species of plant native to southern Africa in Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland. It has been introduced to Western Australia where it occurs in high periodical water tables and sandy soil. Several hybrids have been established and introduced to other areas around the world. Some hybrids are more suited to cooler climates. One hybrid, Crowborough, grows better in the British Isles and the northwestern United States than it...

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2009-06-17 12:28:21

The Coco (Fagara coco or Zanthoxylum coco) is a species of evergreen tree native to Argentina and Bolivia. It grows in wild, mostly hilly, spinniferous (thorny or spiny) forests. Its habitat is found along the hilly forest of the Sierra Pampeana. This plant is found either in small isolated groups or standing alone. Other common names for this plant are cochucho or "smelly sauco". The Coco is a medium sized tree ranging from 20 to 26.25 feet tall. Its foliage is abundant and has paired...

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