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  Pine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pines are coniferous trees of the genus Pinus, in the family Pinaceae.
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.
Pines are commercially among the most important of species used for timber in temperate and tropical regions of the world.
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 Yakushima White Pine -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
This (A coniferous tree) pine can grow to a height of 25 m with a trunk diameter of up to 1 m.
The needles grow in bundles of five and the cones are 5-8 cm in length.
This (A tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms) tree is known in (A native or inhabitant of Japan) Japanese as Amami-goyamatsu, Amami-goyo, and Yakutune-goyo.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/y/ya/yakushima_white_pine.htm   (160 words)

  
 Read about Pine at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Pine and learn about Pine here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In others, the fire climax pines, the seeds are stored in closed cones for many years until a forest fire kills the parent tree; the stored seeds are then released in huge numbers to re-populate the burnt ground.
pine nuts, that are harvested and sold for cooking and baking.
The soft, moist, white inner bark, or cambium, found clinging to the dead, woody outer bark is edible and very high in vitamins A and C. It can be eaten in slices raw as a snack or dried and ground up into a powder for use as a thickener/flavoring in stews, soups, and other foods.
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 Chinese White Pine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii; family Pinaceae) is a species of pine native to China, occurring from southern Shanxi west to southern Gansu and south to Yunnan, with outlying populations in Anhui and Taiwan; it also extends a short distance into northern Myanmar.
It 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.
Chinese White Pine seeds are harvested and sold as pine nuts, and the wood is used for general building purposes; the species is important in forestry plantations in some parts of China.
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 Encyclopedia: Pine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Binomial name Pinus sibirica The Siberian Pine (Pinus sibirica; family Pinaceae) is a species of pine tree that occurs in Siberia from 58°E in the Ural Mountains east to 126°E in the Stanovoy Khrebet mountains in southern Sakha Republic, and from Igarka at 68°N in the lower...
Binomial name Pinus resinosa The Red Pine (Pinus resinosa), is a North American pine, occurring from Newfoundland west to southeast Manitoba, and south to northern Illinois and Pennsylvania, with a small outlying population in the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia.
Binomial name Pinus strobus L. Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus) is a large pine native to eastern North America, occurring from Newfoundland west to Minnesota and southeasternmost Manitoba, and south along the Appalachian Mountains to the extreme north of Georgia.
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 All words on Pine
Juvenile (left) and adult foliage of [[Stone Pine (''Pinus pinea''); note dark brown scale leaves as well as needles on adult shoot]] Pines have four types of leaves.
[[Loblolly Pine (''Pinus taeda''): male cones]] 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.
Commercial planting of young Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris) Pines are commercially among the most important of species used for timber in temperate and tropical regions of the world.
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 Pine Bluff, Arkansas|Pine Bluff Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Many pines are ''uninodal'', producing just one such whorl of branches each year, from buds at the tip of the year's new plant stemshoot, but others are ''multinodal'', producing two or more whorls of branches per year.
Pines are mostly Plant sexualitymonoecious, having the male and female conifer conescones on the same tree, though a few species are Plant sexualitysub-dioecious with individuals predominantly, but not wholly, single-sex.
The pinyon pines and a number of others, notably Turkish Pine, are particularly well adapted to growth in hot, dry desertsemi-desert climates.
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 UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The meadows are comprised of primarily fl oak whereas the subalpine zones are dominated by lodgepole pine and mountain hemlock.
In the east, pine forest predominate, whilst the north is dominated by deciduous forest supporting larch, spruce, willow and fir-Korean pine.
Pine and larch dominate the higher elevations and subalpine scrub woodlands occur in the valleys.
www.unep-wcmc.org /protected_areas/world_heritage/reviews/forests/annex1_table.htm   (6009 words)

  
 Pine - Gurupedia
Many pines are uninodal, producing just one such whorl of branches each year, from buds at the tip of the year's new
Siberian Dwarf Pine, Mountain Pine, Whitebark Pine and the
seeds, called pine nuts, that are harvested and sold for cooking and baking.
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 Pine : QuicklyFind Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Pines are monoecious, having the male and female cones on the same tree.
Many are grown as a source of wood pulp for papermaking.
Gray Pine, Foothill Pine or Digger Pine, P.
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Picea omorika – Serbian Spruce Pinus sylvestris – Scots Pine
The Weeping White Pine is an exceptionally graceful tree with pendulous branches and long, soft, blue-green needles.
Pyracanthas are grown for their lustrous evergreen leaves, their showy masses of white spring flowers, and perhaps most of all for their heavy fall crops of red or orange berries.
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 Yakub - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Yakub   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Yakub created white people by a process of "grafting" from the original fl population of the world.
The name Yakub is a variant of the Semitic name referred to in European language versions of the Bible as Jacob or in modern Jewish communities as "Ya`akov".
In recent times, the so-called "doctrine of Yakub" has been rationalised within the NOI as an allegory for the evolution of whites from the original fl-skinned human populations of Africa, and as a parable warning of the dangers of eugenics.
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 Pine at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Pines grow well in acid soils, some also on calcareous soils; most require good soil drainage, preferring sandy soils, but some will tolerate poorly drained wet soils.
Some species of pines need fire to regenerate and their populations slowly decline under fire suppression regimes.
The Pine Information Center at the University of Washington is the official source of information on the freely-available Pine (Program for Internet News and Email) email program, available for both Windows (PC-Pine) and Unix operating systems.
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 iqexpand.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Pine Information Center at the University of Washington is the official source of information on the freely-available Pine (Program for Internet News andamp; Email) email program, available for both...
With Email Using Pine Pine® is an electronic messaging program created and maintained by the Computing andamp; Communications group at the University of Washington.
Southern Pine Council™ is a joint promotional effort of SFPA and SLMA to promote the wise use of Southern Pine Lumber products.
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 JGarden - Gardens
A tall Amami pine (yakutane-goyo or amami-goyo; Pinus armandii var.
The name 'yakutane' is derived from the islands Yakushima and Tanegashima, where it originates.
There is some disagreement among botanist concerning whether this is a distinct species or a variety of Chinese white pine.
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 JC Raulston Arboretum - Friends of the Arboroetum Newsletter - Number 15
We are continually evaluating pine species for use in the Raleigh area under the pressure of the pine shoot-tip moth which wipes out the vast majority quickly after their planting in the arboretum.
This species of crepe myrtle was collected on the southern Japanese island of Yakushima where it is a rare endemic plant by a National Arboretum/Longwood Gardens collecting team in the 1950's for its increased cold hardiness, disease resistant foliage, and beautiful red flaking bark.
White flowers cover the plant in spring, and panicles of red fruit in fall.
www.ncsu.edu /jcraulstonarboretum/publications/newsletters/ncsu_arboretum_newsletters/News15_86-12.html   (14856 words)

  
 Tree Ring Isotopes and Environmental Reconstruction (Leavitt- June
White, J.W.C. 1989.  Stable hydrogen isotope ratios in plants: A review of current theory and some potential applications.  IN Stable Isotopes in Ecological Research, Ecological Studies 68, Rundel, P.W., Ehleringer, J.R. and Nagy, K.A. (eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp.
White, J.W.C., Cook, E.R., Lawrence, J.R. and Broecker, W.S. The D/H ratios of sap in trees: Implications for water sources and tree ring D/H ratios.  Geochim.
White, J.W.C., Lawrence, J.R. and Broecker, W.S. Modeling and interpreting D/H ratios in tree rings: A test case of white pine in the northeastern United States.  Geochim.
www.ltrr.arizona.edu /~sleavitt/IsoDendroBib.htm   (6161 words)

  
 Pinus amamiana description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Shoots with scattered dark brown pubescence; cones glossy orange-brown; seeds with a rudimentary 0.5-1 mm wing (herbarium material at Kew).
Extreme S Japan: a local endemic confined to the islands of Yakushima and Tanegashima, at low altitudes.
Listed as vulnerable (criterion D2) in Farjon 1998; much of the population is now protected in Yakushima National Park, following earlier exploitation for timber (3).
www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de /b-online/earle/pi/pin/amamiana.htm   (171 words)

  
 Pine - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Seedlings begin with (1) a whorl of 4-20 seed leaves (cotyledons), followed immediately by (2) juvenile leaves on young plants, 2-6 cm long, single, green or often blue-green, and arranged spirally on the shoot.
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Pine Needle Basketry: From Forest Floor to Finished Project
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 Pine - guideofcasinos.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Pine Manor College - a diverse women's college near Boston
Company manufactures and sells to customers nationwide grades of wood plank and heart, southern, and antique heart pine for floors, walls, cabinets and stairs.
Southern Wood Floors {E} Company manufactures and sells to customers nationwide grades of wood plank and heart, southern, and antique heart pine for floors, walls, cabinets and stairs.
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 Chihuahua White Pine -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Chihuahua White Pine -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
It is typically a high-elevation pine, often growing mixed with several other pine species.
Pinus strobiformis: Cusihuiráchic, 90 km southwest of (additional info and facts about Chihuahua City) Chihuahua City, in the south of (additional info and facts about Chihuahua State) Chihuahua State, (A Republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810) Mexico
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chihuahua_white_pine.htm   (235 words)

  
 Introduction to Catalog of type specimens of Tortricidae in the National Museum of Natural History Collection of ...
According to the original description, the type series was collected between 1 June and 23 July.
Walsingham described this species from two males and one female; the other male syntype is presumed to be in the BMNH.
Holotype male, Japan, Yakushima Island, Shiratani, 14 September 1972, T. Watanabe.
www.sel.barc.usda.gov /lep/tort_types_list.html   (10353 words)

  
 JC Raulston Arboretum - June 20, 2002 FOA Lecture Slide List
Schima wallichii -- a Camellia relative from southeast Asia, this specimen produced dozens of half-dollar-sized white flowers, all set amid brilliant red new growth that rivalled that of red-tip photinia (Photinia x fraseri); since S.
Dichroa febrifuga -- an evergreen hydrangea relative; white to bluish-white small flowers in terminal clusters, these giving way to brilliant, shiny blue fruits; the plant was in flower when I observed it
Pinus x densi-thunberg ‘Jane Kluis’ -- an exciting dragon's-eye-like pine, with the needles being banded green toward the tips and gold toward the bases; each whorl of foliage producing a rich cup of gold inside a bowl of green; what a fabulous conifer!!
www.ncsu.edu /jcraulstonarboretum/calendar/2002/events/06-20_lecture_notes.html   (3459 words)

  
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Pinus cembra L - Swiss Stone Pine 211
Pinus strobus L. 'Nana' - Dwarf White Pine 209
Rhododendron 'Gumbo White' - Gumbo White Azalea 220
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