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  Mesquite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mesquite (from Nahuatl mizquitl) is a leguminous plant of the Prosopis genus found in the United States from the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas up to southwestern Kansas and from southeastern California and southwestern Utah to the southern limits of the Sonoran desert.
Mesquite is an extremely hardy, drought-tolerant plant because it can draw water from the water table through its long taproot (recorded at up to 190 ft in depth).
Mesquite wood is hard, allowing it to be used for furniture and implements.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mesquite   (653 words)

 Mesquite, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mesquite prospered in the late 19th to the early 20th century and became a growing farming community, growing cotton, hay, corn and sugar and using the railroad line to ship the raw goods.
By 1970, LBJ Freeway (I-635) was constructed, connecting Mesquite to its neighbors, Garland to the north and Balch Springs to the south.
Mesquite is served by a publicly-owned and -operated airport, the Mesquite Metro Airport.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mesquite,_Texas   (923 words)

 Velvet Mesquite - Prosopis velutina
Velvet mesquite is one of the most common, and important plants of the southwestern deserts of the North American continent.
Mesquite, along with desert ironwoods are considered to be "nurse trees" to other desert plants like the saguaro, organ pipe cactus, and may succulents and forbs.
The velvet mesquite is abundant in its habitat, although mesquite bosques are in decline because of falling water tables and invasion by tamarisk trees.
www.blueplanetbiomes.org /velvet_mesquite.htm   (826 words)

MESQUITE is a linkable software library that applies a variety of node-movement algorithms to improve the quality and/or adapt a given mesh.
Mesquite improves surface or volume meshes which are structured, unstructured, hybrid, or non-comformal.
Mesquite is designed to be as efficient as possible so that large meshes can be improved.
www.cs.sandia.gov /optimization/knupp/Mesquite.html   (51 words)

 Mesquite (Prosopis species) - Weeds of National Significance - Weed Management Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mesquite has since spread throughout mainland Australia, with the worst infestations on pastoral land in the Pilbara in Western Australia, the Barkly Tablelands in the Northern Territory, and in northwestern, central and southwestern Queensland.
Mesquite was recognised as a threat to the pastoral industry in the 1940s and extensive mechanical and chemical control efforts commenced in 1952.
Mesquite is one of four prickle bushes that are yellow-flowering, seed pod forming, woody weeds of northern Australia.
www.deh.gov.au /biodiversity/invasive/publications/proposis.html   (3323 words)

 B&S Lumber Company - Why Mesquite?
Mesquite and other elegant woods such as ebony, oak, or cherry do not grow in abundance like pine or other general building woods.
Mesquite is growing in demand as builders of fine homes are discovering its finished beauty and durability.
Since the use of mesquite is becoming dramatically more popular, the supply of the wood is limited, especially the finer quality wood.
www.mesquitewood.com /mesquite.htm   (149 words)

 Commercializing Mesquite, Leucaena, and Cactus in Texas
Mesquite has been primarily promoted for "barbecue" cooking, as a luxury quality furniture wood, as a drought hardy ornamental tree, as a nitrogen fixing soil improver, a source of high sugar pods, and as a biomass fuel source.
Mesquite is a nitrogen-fixing tree or shrub of the genus Prosopis (Fabaceae) that occurs on 30 million hectares in U.S. from Houston, Texas to Bakersfield, California.
Two mesquite processors contributed $5,000 that was matched with $20,000 by the Texas Beef Council to produce color displays with beef and mesquite in the meat section of 1700 grocery stores in Texas.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/proceedings1996/V3-133.html   (2795 words)

 Desert Harvesters
Cicadas and an unidentified grasshopper-like insect were gathered in mesquite groves and roasted whole by the Cahuilla for a tastey delicacy (Bean and Saubel, 1972).
Unlike the other mesquite pods the screwbean pods can be roughly ground seed, pod, and all (the seeds don't need to be seperated) by hand in a stone mortar into a course flour.
In Southeastern Arizona, the Honey Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora) is native.
www.desertharvesters.greenbicycle.net /mesquite.html   (849 words)

 Mesquite Flour: The Rediscovered Food Phenomenon
They talk of restaurants that promote their mesquite grilled meats.  They report using this extraordinary hard wood to add a distinct smoky, sweetness to grilled foods.  Some have used wood for fuel, furniture or flooring.
mesquite meal was an integral part of their daily diet.  As these communities have moved away from the native desert foods and became more sedentary, obesity and diabetes has grown at an astounding rate.
The removal of mesquite from their diets is believed to be one of the key reasons for these figures.
www.chetday.com /mesquiteflour.htm   (717 words)

However, “To completely remove mesquite or at least limit its spread in open rangeland using herbicides only, multiple treatments are required; otherwise, the long-term viability of mesquite seeds and their abundance with the seed bank would ensure continual recruitment,” said Wilson and associates.
If mesquites have arrived as intruders in the view of cattlemen of the Southwest, they have, by contrast, long been a welcome presence in the larders, livestock feed bins, workshops, gardens and medicine cabinets in the perspective of many desert residents.
Mesquite beans became “manna from heaven” for the suffering men of the 1841 Texas Santa Fe Expedition said George W. Kendall (quoted by Ken E. Rogers in The Magnificent Mesquite) in his journal.
www.desertusa.com /mag06/may/mesquite.html   (2081 words)

 Mesquite tree - Honey, Screwbean, Velvet Mesquites - DesertUSA
Cattlemen regard mesquite as range weeds and eradicate them, but much of the invasion of mesquite into former grasslands, where it did not grow a century ago, is due to overgrazing.
Honey Mesquite is a shrub or small tree characterized by 8-inch, bean-like pods and 3-inc spines occurring at large nodes on branches.
Velvet Mesquite is a larger shrub or medium-size tree characterized by straight, 2-inch spines on the branches.
www.desertusa.com /jan97/du-smesquite.html   (719 words)

 Mesquite Elementary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
.Mesquite Elementary is a safe, inviting school nestled in a rural area of Gilbert where we strive to nurture a love of learning.
We have one goal at Mesquite Elementary, and that is to provide the best possible education for your daughter or son.
Mesquite Elementary provides bus transportation for students who live one mile or more from the school or who live where there are hazards, such as major arterial streets/intersections.
www.gilbert.k12.az.us /info/schools/mesquite_El/mesquiteele.html   (247 words)

 Mesquite Independent School District
Mesquite ISD and Eastfield College will hold their annual College Night on Monday, September 11, 2006 from 7 p.m.
It will be held in the Eastfield Gymnasium, located on the school's campus at 3737 Motley Drive in Mesquite.
Organizers expect 125 colleges and universities to be represented at the event, which is free and open to all MISD juniors and seniors.
www.mesquiteisd.org   (61 words)

 Arizona Highways   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mesquites are easy to recognize; they look like a giant fern bush.
Mesquites are members of the legume family, meaning they produce bean pods, and the beans are edible.
Today people still eat mesquite beans, but probably the most well known use for the mesquite today is as a smoking wood for flavoring meat at a barbecue.
www.arizonahighways.com /custom.cfm?name=c_nature.cfm&secid=35&id=191   (668 words)

The mystique wood of the past decade, mesquite used to thrive throughout the arid borderlands, symbolizing and even sustaining life in the region.
Mesquite surged to a peak of popularity only recently, however, as a charcoal wood for grilling.
Contemporary chefs found that mesquite briquettes produced a high, even heat and could be promoted as a special Southwestern accent in their cooking.
www.inmamaskitchen.com /FOOD_IS_ART_II/food_history_and_facts/mesquite.html   (519 words)

 Mesquite Manual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mesquite's analyses currently include phylogenetic analyses (parsimony, likelihood, comparative method, simulations and randomizations of characters and trees) and population genetics analyses (coalescence).
Mesquite is not primarily designed to infer phylogenetic trees, but rather for diverse analyses using already inferred trees.
Mesquite is modular, and can be extended by adding modules into the folder "mesquite" in the folder "Mesquite_Folder".
mesquiteproject.org /Mesquite_Folder/docs/mesquite/manual.html   (470 words)

 Mesquite Flavorings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mesquite recipes for the barbeque grill, baking breads and sautéing your favorite dishes continued.
Lightly sprinkle salt, pepper and mesquite meal onto both sides of the chicken.
Place 2 ounces of mesquite into the smoker box (or pie tin) and place into the smoker.
www.mesquitemagic.com /mesquite_flavorings.htm   (525 words)

 LasVegasGolf, Mesquite breaks out of Vegas' shadows
MESQUITE, Nev. (May 16, 2005) -- Rising from the dust of the Virgin River Valley just north of Las Vegas is a golfing destination poised to take its place on golf's treasure maps.
With a spine-tingling view and a rousing 115-foot drop to the fairway, the par-5 15th is a signature hole and probably the finest par-5 in Mesquite.
Mesquite's two other courses are located on the other side of Interstate-15, and you need to bring a thicker wallet when you cross the road.
www.lasvegasgolf.com /departments/features/mesquite-golf-overview.htm   (1095 words)

 Mesquite Utilization in Ethiopia
The mesquites thrived with abundant water and lack of competition.
He was particularly interested in the descriptions of this company's efforts to help landowners convert from mesquite eradication attitudes so commonly practiced for the past fifty years, to forestry management programs.
The Ethiopian mesquite utilization program is projected to commence within the next year.
www.spmesquite.com /articles/ethiopia.html   (671 words)

 Mesquite Real Estate Mesquite Nevada Real Estate Mesquite NV Real Estate Agents Nevada Property For Sale - Home
Mesquite has wonderful entertainment for those who are retired and of course those who love to golf.
Mesquite is only 79 miles from Las Vegas and 30 miles from St. George, Ut. Both cities have airports that you can fly into from anywhere with shuttle service available daily.
Mesquite's logo is: "Come for the weekend and stay a lifetime".
www.mesquite-realestate.com   (219 words)

 Mesquite Meal Mesquite Flour Spices from Cocina deVega   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mesquite meal, like many flours, should not be over processed and care needs to be taken not to over heat the beanpods when milling.
Mesquite meal is wild harvested, raw, 100% natural, low in carbohydrates and fat, low glycemic, high in dietary fiber, and naturally sweet.
Desert dwellers have used mesquite pods as a staple food for centuries and bartered with them to neighboring tribes.
www.mesquitemagic.com   (1213 words)

 The City of Mesquite, Nevada USA - City Services
The program was designed to assist in increasing the number of qualified paramedics in the City of Mesquite and its surrounding communities.
The Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department is an Advanced Training Center for the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) and has American Heart Association (AHA) certified instructors.
Mesquite Fire and Rescue reserves the right to discontinue this subscription when it is determined that such service is being abused or used improperly.
www.mesquitenv.com /services/default.cfm?doc_id=99   (692 words)

 Mesquite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mesquite, now prized as a fuel, feeds animals and man, and provides beautiful woodworking stock.
The shrub-like mesquite tree, for instance, thrives in desert country from Argentina north to the southwestern United States by searching for water with an extensive lateral root system.
Knowing woodworkers seek out mesquite where it grows to tree-size because it shrinks less than three percent from green to bone-dry, works as easily as walnut, bends without streaming, resists wear, and has a color that grows more beautiful with age.
www.woodmagazine.com /wood/story.jhtml?storyid=/templatedata/wood/story/data/479.xml&catref=wd42   (262 words)

 Untitled Document
Mesquite Bowhunting is designed for the true bowhunter at heart.
We understand the needs and wants of today's bowhunters and strive to put them in the best hunting conditions to insure a successful hunting experience.
Mesquite Bowhunting, with 250 acres under high fence, is the perfect sized ranch for you and your group of friends and family to book the ranch for yourselves.
www.mesquitebowhunting.com   (103 words)

 MesquiteLocal News, Mesquite NV information, entertainment, Mesquite NV news, Mesquite lifestyles, local news.
Mesquite Man Charged With Child Abuse (Press Release) Ty Soberdash, age 30 of Mesquite has been arrested and charged with child abuse with substantial bodily harm, by Mesquite Police....
Mesquite to Hold 9-11 Remembrance Event (Press Release) The City of Mesquite will hold its fifth annual 9-11 remembrance ceremony on Monday, September 11, 2006, at City Hall, promptly beginning at 7 am....
The Mesquite Recreation Division welcomes Urban Tumble and Dance Company and their array of tumble and dance classes that begin September 18 for boys and girls from ages 2 and up....
www.mesquitelocal.com   (647 words)

 The City of Mesquite, Nevada USA - Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The City of Mesquite will hold its fifth annual 9-11 remembrance ceremony on Monday, September 11, 2006, at City Hall, promptly beginning at 7 am.
The annual free Mesquite Community Thanksgiving dinner sponsored by The City of Mesquite is preparing for the dinner and requesting donations and support.
Recently the City of Mesquite City Council adopted a rockery wall construction standard that requires any type of rock wall four foot (4’) or greater in height shall require a permit and inspection by the City of Mesquite Building Department.
www.mesquitenv.com   (152 words)

 Mesquite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mesquite is modular: when it starts up it surveys to find the installed modules, which then become available to be combined to perform analyses.
The Mesquite class libraries use BrowserLauncher by Eric Albert, and corejava.Format by Cay S. Horstmann and Gary Cornell, and iText by Bruno Lowagie and Paulo Soares.
Mesquite was developed with the assistance of a Fellowship to WPM from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
www.mesquiteproject.org /mesquite/mesquite.html   (881 words)

 Mesquite - Sign On San Diego . com
Mesquite, named to reflect the style in which the food is prepared, combines a relaxed, family setting with a menu designed to enhance the fresh flavors of the locally caught seafood, sushi, top-grade meat, poultry and game that have become the Rimel's trademark.
The star of the show is its extensive selection of local seafood, the majority of which is caught by local fishermen off the San Diego coastline.
Mesquite Restaurant offers a selection of beer, while a thoughtfully developed wine list heavy with boutique winery selections from California, Argentina, France and Australia makes for ideal pairings with entrée selections.
www.mesquite.signonsandiego.com   (221 words)

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