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  Macedonian Pine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce; family Pinaceae) is a species of pine tree that occurs in the mountains of the Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Serbia and the extreme north of Greece in southeastern Europe, growing typically at (600-) 1,000-2,200 (-2,300) m altitude.
Macedonian Pine is of great value for research into hybridisation and genetic modification to develop rust resistance in these species.
Macedonian Pine is also a popular ornamental tree in parks and large gardens, giving reliable steady though not fast growth on a wide range of sites.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Macedonian_Pine   (298 words)

 Šar mountain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Šar mountain (Serbian and Macedonian Шар Планина, Šar Planina; Albanian Malet e Sharrit, Sharr) is a mountain located on the southern border of Serbia and Montenegro (in Kosovo) and the northwest part of Republic of Macedonia.
The Šara National Park is in the territory of the Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija and it spreads on 380 square kilometres, on the northern slopes of Šar.
What this national boasts in particular are the endemic relict Macedonian pine and white-bark pine, as well as the Alpine rose.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sar_Planina   (296 words)

Austrian pines are particularly susceptible to this fungus which causes water-soaked spots or bands on the needles anytime from spring to fall.
This adelgid infests white pine and is easily recognized by white cottony egg masses at the base of the needle clusters and by white flocculent patches, which are colonies of brown adelgids covered with wax secretion, on the trunks, base, and undersides of the larger branches.
Seedlings of red pine and white pine are sometimes infested with caterpillars that web together the leaves and frass, live in tubes within the mass, and feed on the needles.
www.caes.state.ct.us /PlantPestHandbookFiles/pphP/pphpine.htm   (2693 words)

 PINE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Monterey Pine, Pond Pine), the seeds are stored in closed ("serotinous") cones for many years until a forest fire kills the parent tree; the cones are also opened by the heat and the stored seeds are then released in huge numbers to re-populate the burnt ground.
Pine needles are sometimes eaten by some Lepidoptera species (see list of Lepidoptera which feed on Pines) and also the Symphytan species Pine Sawfly.
Pine trees are also famous for their pleasant smell, but some people find the smell overbearing.
www.flowergods.com /pine   (1286 words)

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Macedonian forces shelled the villages of the Likova and Kumanova municipalities using all artillery in disposition, sources of KosovaLive informed from the field.
Macedonian forces beat all members of the family, and twice doused the thirty-one year old son with gasoline and threatened to set him on fire.
Macedonian military troops appear responsible for the beating of a family of seven in the village of Runica, in which many houses were reportedly burned down by Macedonian troops on May 21, 2001.
www.alb-net.com /pipermail/amcc-news/2001-May.txt   (5920 words)

 Whitebark Pine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis; family Pinaceae) is a species of pine tree that occurs in the mountains of the Western United States and Canada, specifically the subalpine areas of the Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, the Pacific Coast Ranges, and the Rocky Mountains (including the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem).
Whitebark Pine is a member of the white pine group, Pinus subgenus Strobus, and like all members of that group, the leaves ('needles') are in fascicles (bundles) of five, with a deciduous sheath.
One consequence of this is that Whitebark Pines often grow as clumps of several trees, originating from a single cache of 5-10 seeds; this assists tree survival at tree-line, with the cluster of trees providing shelter for each other where a single tree might not survive.
www.free-download-soft.com /info/usacr-.html   (624 words)

 Scots Pine
The Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.; family Pinaceae) is a common tree ranging from Great Britain and Spain east to eastern Siberia and the Caucasus Mountains, and as far north as Lapland.
Scots Pine is the National tree of Scotland, and it formed much of the Caledonian Forest which once covered much of the Scottish Highlands.
Scots Pine has also been widely planted in New Zealand and much of the colder regions of North America; it is listed as an invasive species in some areas there, including Ontario and Wisconsin.
www.woodworkingtoolstore.com /Scots-Pine.html   (549 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This pine is remarkable in its appearance in the forests on account of the long outward and downward sweep of the branches, the first of which often arise at loo ft. above the ground.
The pine forests, which cover large tracts of sandy soil in the Lake States, are composed of varying mixtures of P. Strobus, P. resinosa, and P. Banksiana.1 On poor dry sand the two latter species outgrow and supplant the former, while on moist deep sand P. Strobus is the more vigorous.
In Belgium the finest specimens of the Weymouth pine are a group of seven trees standing close together in good soil beside a pond on the farm of St. Michel, in the western Ardennes, not far from St. Hubert.
djvued.libs.uga.edu /text/5tgbitxt.txt   (11779 words)

 Pinus peuce description
Macedonian pine (1), bela mura, molika [Serbian], sosna Balkanskaya [Russian], Mazedonische kiefer [German], pin des Balcans [French], pino dei Balcani [Italian] (6), bela mura [Bulgarian].
Claims that "Macedonian pine from Bulgaria is a separate variety vermiculata Christ, which differs from the western [Yugoslav] P.
A valuable ornamental tree, very popular in Scandinavian parks and gardens, where it is known as 'Silkefyr' ['Silk pine'] from its silky foliage."At the Conifer Conference in 1972 it was described as 'undoubtedly the most useful five-needled pine for landscape planting" (7).
www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de /b-online/earle/pi/pin/peuce.htm   (624 words)

 Woodnotes Winter 1999
When pines died, instead of replacing them with the same species or substituting a different species, the pines were replaced by broadleaf deciduous trees.For over fifty years, no pines except for Austrian pines were planted in Central Park.
Pinus ayacahuite is the Mexican White Pine found on the mountain slopes and at the head of ravines in Central America north into all of Mexico.
Pine seedlings, grown in the urban nursery of Central Park, will be grafted with root stock from the rural New York arboretum, to produce trees that will thrive in the urban environment.
www.treelink.org /woodnotes/vol2/no4/article2.html   (1004 words)

 Pine Pinus plant and seed varieties from rich farm garden
Macedonian Pine (Balkan Pine) - Pinus peuce - Slender conical tree with dense foliage, sometimes branched to the ground.
Loblolly Pine - Pinus taeda - 3 needled pine with 9in.
Yunnan Pine - Pinus yunnanensis - Native Chinese pine with 10in.
www.richfarmgarden.com /pine.html   (1125 words)

 Pine - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Pines are monoecious, having the male and female cones on the same tree.
Some birds, notably the Spotted_Nutcracker, Clark's_Nutcracker and Pinyon_Jay, are of importance in distributing pine seeds to new areas where they can grow.
Some pines are used for christmas_trees, and pine cones are also widely used for christmas decorations.
www.indexsuche.com /Pine.html   (920 words)

 Edible Nut Pine Trees - Rhora's Nut Farm & Nursery
Drought tolerant pine native to the Rocky Mountains.
Tree appearance is similar to the Korean pine, with bluish needles which makes it a very valuable landscape and specimen type of tree and also produces nuts with shells that are very thin.
Prostrate (similar to mugho pine) but limbs are more sturdy and able to hold snow without damage to limbs.
www.nuttrees.com /edible.htm   (823 words)

 Pine - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Image:Pineflower9538.JPG Pines are mostly monoecious, having the male and female cones on the same tree, though a few species are sub-dioecious with individuals predominantly, but not wholly, single-sex.
Image:Dead pines.jpg Pines grow well in acid soils, some also on calcareous soils; most require good soil drainage, preferring sandy soils, but a few, e.g.
Image:Pine-branch.jpg Pines are divided into three subgenera, based on cone, seed and leaf characters:
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Pine   (1376 words)

 Macedonia FAQ: Mavrovo
The most interesting tertiary relicts are the Macedonian pine and the Whitebark pine, rare endemic conifers of the Central Balkans.
A large area of the park is overgrown with astonishingly old and beautiful forests of the Macedonian fir (a riddling hybrid fir species) which is to be found only in these areas of the Balkans and is also a remnant of the late Tertiary age.
In the village of Galichnik which is one of the largest villages in Mavrovo, the Macedonian folklore traditions are still cherished as they were centuries ago.
faq.macedonia.org /travel/mountains/mavrovo.html   (808 words)

 Rila National Park
The most common tree species in Rila National Park is spruce, followed by Macedonian pine, and white and common fir.
The largest are mixed coniferous forests, comprised of spruce and fir, in combination with white fir, a Balkan endemic, and dwarf pine.
The Macedonian pine and white firtree specimens are least affected by human influence, followed by the spruce and common fir.
www.rilanationalpark.org /en/index.phtml?context=category&ctg_id=142   (327 words)

 Untitled Document
The pine was officially designated as the State Tree by the General Assembly of 1963.
During the Colonial and early Statehood periods, the pine was a vital part of the economy of North Carolina.
When the bill passed our state legislator they did not specify which pine would be our state tree and did not include a scientific name for our state trree.
www2.ncsu.edu /unity/lockers/project/treesofstrength/statetre.htm   (178 words)

 Planting & Cultivating recommendations
Our secret is the development of a special inoculate (mycorrhizal fungi) which enables the trees feeder roots to absorb nutrients from the soil and the trees are able to grow faster, more immune to diseases, and produce at an early age.
Our pine trees are ready to plant as soon as they arrive or are picked up from the nursery.
Korean Pine, Siberian Pine, Swiss Stone Pine, Sugar Pine, Macedonian Pine, & Russian Cedar should be spaced 30 feet a part.
www.nuttrees.com /planting.htm   (1375 words)

 Douglas fir
There are about 115 species of pine, although different authors accept anything between about 105 to 125 species.
The new spring shoots are sometimes called "candles"; they are light-colored and point upward at first, later darken and spreading outward.
Many are grown as a source of wood pulp for papermaking.
www.woodworkingtoolstore.com /pine.html   (958 words)

 Evergreen Needle Drop
Pine trees can hold their needles for 2-5 or more years, depending on the species.
Here are some of the pines commonly grown in Nebraska and the number of years they hold their leaves:
This tree only holds its needles for two years which leaves less growth at the tip of branches to hide the needles as they are shed.
hortparadise.unl.edu /Newsrelease/News/EverNeedleDrop.htm   (388 words)

Being part of the large Macedonian - Tracian Mountain Massif the Rhodopes Mountains are geographically divided to two parts - the Western and the Eastern Rhodopes.
The highest is the distribution of the Scotch pine forests, followed by the Norway spruce and the European beach ones.
The abundance of endemic Macedonian pine and the Australian pine there is also notable.
kamatnata-bogutevo.com /opisanieENG.htm   (826 words)

 Ecosystems - distribution, monitoring
SUB-HUMID REGION - (22% of Macedonian territory), characterised by presence of Fagion illiricum Ht.
Typical biotops are: forests of Italian and Turkey oak, Ostria carpinifolia, Carpinus orientalis, flowering ash, Corylus colurna, forests of fl pine, chestnut, Macedonian oak, Juglans regia, plain forests in river valleys etc.
The large part of Macedonian territory is not studied almost at all, thus the percentage representation of these biomes is obscure.
www.moe.gov.mk /biodiv/b2.htm   (765 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Instead of accusations, the Macedonian government should be prepared to open up ways for Albanian demands in Macedonia to be met, in order to prevent the situation from escalating and to prevent the risks that are a cause of concern, he argued.
Macedonian police stopped a car during the morning and opened fire when its occupants appeared to hurl an object that looked like a hand grenade at a sandbagged position.
Macedonian remains the only official language permitted, and Albanian-language universities are denied public funding." http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A16709-2001Jun3.html A Big Tent for Macedonia By William G. Walker Monday, June 4, 2001; Page A19 Macedonia is at a place at which taking the wrong fork in the road could lead to another Kosovo, or worse.
www.alb-net.com /pipermail/amcc-news.mbox/amcc-news.mbox   (16054 words)

 Nadelbäume: Kiefern: Botanik
Ancient Bristlecone Pine - talks about their discovery by Dr. Edmund Schulman, range of distribution, and their unique strategies for survival.
Balkan pine; Macedonian pine (Pinus peuce) - Text and Image.
Ponderosa pine; Western yellow pine (Pinus ponderosa) - Text and Image.
www.infochembio.ethz.ch /links/botanik_baeume_kiefer.html   (1354 words)

 BGGLOBE - Bulgaria travel guide, аccomodation in Bulgaria, tourism, landmarks, holidays, vacations, sea, mountain, ...
Whoever crosses the century-old silver fir forest over Ribaritsa, on the way to Vejen chalet will be enchanted by the magnificent view and will preserve it in his heart and memories forever.
Here is located the only well defined locality of the Macedonian pine in the Central Stara planina mountain.
The young spruces and Macedonian pines have recently climbed to the crest of the mountain.
www.bgglobe.net /index.php?l=1&s=-779   (431 words)

 Cashews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Korean Pine, the Monkey Puzzle Tree also called the Chilean Pine Tree, the Armand Pine, the Jeffrey Pine, the Macedonian Pine, and the Pinyon pine all produce seeds that are edible.
There are several oak trees that produce nuts that are delicious to eat roasted or used in baking.
The almond nut, the brazil nut, the cashew, the coconut, hazelnut, macadamia nut, peanut, pecan, the pine nut, pistachio, and the walnut.
www.nutseed.com /cashews.html   (867 words)

 The Timothy Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Nathan shared his chalk talk about Nicodemus and then we all did a craft that went along with the story and then several Big Pine folks shared their testimonies about being a church leader, all of which was very inspiring.
It was a great evening and everyone left happy to be a part of the family of God- and the three who aren't there yet had a taste of how sweet the fellowship is among brothers and sisters in the Lord.
Big Pine folks head out for the airport at 6:45am for their 9:30 flight to Miami and then a three hour drive to the Keys- please keep them in your prayers as they travel.
www.macedoniaproject.blog.com   (2001 words)

 UCONN IPM: NURSERY: DISEASE: Canavirgella Needlecast of Pine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In August 1998, The Plant Disease Information Office started to receive an unusual number of phone inquiries and samples of ailing white pines from throughout the state.
The symptoms on the trees were distinctly different from those associated with diseases of white pine previously reported in Connecticut.
This needlecast, caused by the fungus Canavirgella banfieldii, is a disease of Pinus strobus (Eastern white pine) and Pinus peuce (Macedonian white pine).
www.hort.uconn.edu /IPM/nursery/htms/ncastpine.htm   (775 words)

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