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Climate Change Alters Timing Of Spring Growth In Forests
2013-10-30 09:05:58

Technische Universitaet Muenchen In the temperate zones, vegetation follows the change of the seasons. After a winter pause, plants put out new growth in spring. Research has now brought a new correlation to light: The colder the winter, the earlier native plants begin to grow again. Since warmer winters can be expected as the climate changes, the spring development phase for typical forest trees might start later and later – giving an advantage to shrubs and invasive trees that don't...

California Redwoods Reveal Coastal Climate History
2013-10-30 09:05:31

[ Watch the Video: Redwoods Tell The Tale Of Past Climate Change ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Giant redwood trees can provide a glimpse into historic coastal climate conditions using a novel method for analyzing the wood’s oxygen and carbon content to detect fog and rainfall in previous seasons, according to a study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. Study leader Jim Johnstone at the University of Washington developed the...

Scientists Use Eucalyptus Trees To Hunt For Gold
2013-10-23 13:35:33

[ Watch the Video: Money Doesn't Grow On Trees...Or Does It? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Australian researchers have developed a cutting-edge technique that would make any prospector turn green with envy – the ability to detect gold deposits deep underground based on an analysis of the trees growing above it. According to a new study in Nature Communications, eucalyptus trees are drawing up tiny bits of gold from deep underground and depositing them in...

2013-10-16 23:00:39

Live demonstrations of ArborSystems fall Diplodia Tip Blight treatment for pines and conifers using the Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Treatment System, their new ready-to-use systemic antibiotic direct-inject chemical line for ornamental trees, large woody shrubs and palms and their new Pointle Palm Injection Tip will be on display at the ArborSystems exhibit during the GIE+EXPO October 23 – 25 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. and TCI Expo November 14 - 16 at the...

Trees Might Store More Carbon Than Thought
2013-10-03 07:03:41

DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Examining a long-lived forest, researchers have found that Black Spruce trees, which dominate the northern forests of North America, succumb about five years after being weakened by environmental stresses. Without rejuvenating fire, the dead trees aren't being replaced by new ones. The result will help researchers better understand how climate change affects the health of forests, and how forests affect the severity of climate change. The study...

2013-09-03 23:00:23

ArborSystems introduces ready-to-use systemic antibiotic direct-inject chemical line for ornamental trees, large woody shrubs and palms. Terrier Antibiotic treats Bacterial Leaf Scorch in Elm, Oak, Sycamore, Oleander and Sweet Gum trees; Fire Blight in Mountain Ash trees; Ash Yellows in Ash trees; and Phloem Necrosis in Elm trees (also called Elm Yellow). Springer Antibiotic is for seasonal suppression of lethal yellow disease in palms. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 ArborSystems...

2013-07-03 23:22:28

Business Review commends the growth of trusted GTA Tree service company, Rooted Tree Services, and is pleased to announce that it is hiring full-time tree climbing arborists to join their crews New York, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Business Review today is pleased to announce the immediate career opportunities available with the trusted GTA tree service company, Rooted Tree Services, for experienced tree climbers to join its growing and hardworking seven man crews. Available career...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.