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2014-06-09 23:10:48

Elm Seed Bugs are new to the Boise area and the U.S., and can enter homes in alarming numbers. A few simple treatments can help residents keep their homes pest-free this summer. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Barrier Lawn & Pest is providing four tips for Boise residents to help them get rid of Elm Seed Bugs this summer. This new invasive species can be a nuisance for Idaho home owners, and can be present in large numbers. However, taking the proper steps can eliminate these...

2013-12-04 23:28:55

Celebrates 11h Facility in DFW with Donation to Little Elm High School and Open House Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room opened its 11th facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex in Little Elm, Texas at 7am today. The new Little Elm facility is the First Choice Emergency Room’s first ground-up facility of the new prototype and is located at 2800 Little Elm Pkwy, Little Elm, TX 75068. “We are committed to delivering the highest quality emergency...

2013-11-01 23:23:28

TNT Software, Inc. a well-known leader of Windows event log management and server monitoring solutions officially announced the release of ELM Enterprise Manager Version 6.7. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 TNT Software, Inc. a well-known leader of Windows event log management and server monitoring solutions officially announced the release of ELM Enterprise Manager Version 6.7. With ELM's real-time monitoring, alerting, and reporting, Administrators and IT staff can monitor...

2012-03-29 22:43:56

Scientists at the University of Guelph have found a way to successfully clone American elm trees that have survived repeated epidemics of their biggest killer – Dutch elm disease. The breakthrough is the first known use of in vitro culture technology to clone buds of mature American elm trees. "This research has the potential to bring back the beloved American elm population to North America," said Prof. Praveen Saxena, a plant scientist who worked on the project with Professor...

2012-03-29 21:27:55

A healthy century old American elm on the campus of the University of Guelph could hold the key to reviving the species that has been decimated by Dutch elm disease (DED). This tree is an example of a small population of mature trees that have resisted the ravages of DED. A study published in the Canadian Journal of Forest Research (CJFR) examines using shoot buds from the tree to develop an in vitro conservation system for American elm trees. "Elm trees naturally live to be several...

2011-03-31 00:48:43

Two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists may have discovered "the map to El Dorado" for the American elm"”a previously hidden population of elms that carry genes for resistance to Dutch elm disease. The disease kills individual branches and eventually the entire tree within one to several years. It has been accepted for 80 years that American elms (Ulmus americana) are tetraploids, trees with four copies of each chromosome. But there have also been persistent but dismissed...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'