Citations with the tag: ALDER
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- Alder spotting.
// Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Oct94, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p8
Reports on the Ecology Research Group's request for the public to help them locate alder trees in Great Britain. Research on the die-back of alders.
- Lean in red alder (Alnus rubra): growth stress, tension wood, and righting response
Wilson, Brayton F.; Gartner, Barbara L. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; Nov1996, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p1951
No abstract available.
- Truth's intrepid ambassador.
Muck, T.C. // Christianity Today; 11/19/90, Vol. 34 Issue 17, p32
Profiles author, teacher and philosopher Mortimer Adler, best known as the architect of the Great Books series of the classics of Western literature. Extraordinary energy and scholarship; Views on such issues as science and philosophy; Emphasis on his religious credo and belief in one, absolute...
- Gammarus: Important Taxon in Freshwater and Marine Changing Environments.
Gerhardt, Almut; Bloor, Michelle; Lloyd Mills, Chris // International Journal of Zoology; 2011, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue including gammarid-microbial interactions, alder leaves as a food source for Gammarus pulex and Asellus aquaticus and low-cost test system with Gammarus.
- San Fran wood activity sparks hope.
Slaughter, Powell // Furniture/Today; 1/28/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p15
Reports on the market potential of using alder in furniture in San Francisco, California. Popularity of the Alder Rose collection; Innovation of the Proverance collection of Highland Designs; Price and style options of the Vineyards collection of Blackhawk.
- Alder profits from aggressive marketing.
Kaiser, Jo-Ann // Wood & Wood Products; Feb98, Vol. 103 Issue 2, p29
Presents information on alder, which is also known as red alder and Western alder, one of the most common of the Pacific Coast commercial timbers. Comparison of this alder to other important timber trees of the Northwest; Details on the change made to alder's status; Comments made by David...
- The kidnapping of Jonathan Alder.
Laycock, G. // Boys' Life; Jun92, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p40
Recounts the story of Jonathan Alder, who was captured by Indians in the late 1700's and spent 20 years with them. The Indian family that adopted him; Skills he learned; His return to his own family.
- Erratum: The response of prechilled alder and birch seeds to drying, freezing, and storage.
Atrip, Norberto De; O'Reilly, Conor // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; Jul2006, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p1890
A correction to the paper "The Response of Prechilled Alder and Birch Seeds to Drying, Freezing, and Storage," previously published in the "Canadian Journal of Forest Research" is presented.
- An Efficient Synthesis of Alnustone, a Naturally Occurring Compound.
Goksu, Suleyman; Celik, Hulya; Secen, Hasan // Turkish Journal of Chemistry; 2003, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p31
Presents a study which described an efficient synthesis of alnustone, a non-phenolic diarylheptanoid from the male flower of Alnus pendula, starting from benzaldehyde using cheaper reagents. Review of related studies; Description of the experimental procedure; Discussion of results.
- wood to know.
Duguay, Carl // Canadian Woodworking; Apr/May2009, Issue 59, p27
The article offers information on red alder or western alder, scientifically known as Alnus ruba, a wood commonly used in woodworking. It describes the wood based on its characteristics including its life span and tree size, as well as both of its working and physical properties. Red alder's...
- Team approach.
Duguay, Carl // Smart Business Cleveland; Jun2010, Vol. 21 Issue 11, ps14
The article describes the customer service philosophy of Herbruck Alder, an employee benefits firm headed by company chairman and president Mark Alder.
- Effect of the light environment on seed germination of red alder (Alnus rubra)
Haeussler, Sybille; Tappeiner, II, John C. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; Jul1993, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p1487
No abstract available.
Fisher, Ronald // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 11/11/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7015, p1294
No abstract available.
- Excavator turns topsoil supplier in response to heavy competition.
Fisher, Ronald // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 7/25/94 - 8/1/94, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p35
Focuses on the topsoil business of Neal Alders, a resident of Florida. Alders' experience as excavator; Production capacity of finished compost per year; Sale of screened topsoil.
- Local firm to build 58,000 square foot office/warehouse.
Fisher, Ronald // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 04/14/97, Vol. 26 Issue 42, p15
Reports on the plans of Alder Construction Co. to construct an office/warehouse building in Salt Lake City, Utah.
- Red Alder: New Markets for This Hearty Tree.
Swagel, Will // Alaska Business Monthly; Oct2003, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p98
Discusses key issues concerning the red alder, a hardwood tree thriving in exposed mineral soil in Southeast Alaska. Range of industrial and product applications for the red alder; Benefits offered by the red alder to forests in Alaska; Implications on the forestry and wood products sector.
- Effects of inoculation with Frankia on the growth and nutrition of alder species and interplanted Japanese larch on restored mineral workings.
Moffat, A.J. // Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research; 2000, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p215
Investigates the value of interplanting various alder species as a nitrogen-supplying nurse crop to Japanese larch on restored opencast coal spoil. Inoculation of two strains of Frankia into six alder species; Demonstration of the ability to improve growth; Effect on the growth and foliar...
- WOOD FLOORING SPECIES-DOMESTIC.
Moffat, A.J. // Hardwood Floors Magazine; 2012 Resource Book, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p67
The article lists the domestic wood flooring species, along with each wood product's manufacturers in the U.S. including alder, ash, and balau.
- A Fiesta of Mexican Flowers.
Scheick, William J. // Texas Gardener; Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p18
Provides information on several Mexican flowers found in Texas. Ways to maintain Mexican sunflowers; Description of yellow alders; Physiological background of the firecracker plant.
- Response of red alder (Alnus rubra) seedlings to a woolly alder sawfly (Eriocampa ovata) outbreak
Markham, John H.; Chanway, C. P. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; Apr1998, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p591
We monitored the effect of an outbreak of Eriocampa ovata L.on experimental Alnus rubra Bong. seedlings during the year of the outbreak (1993) and the following growing season. Seedlings planted on low-elevation sites had significantly more of their leaves damaged (>50% per tree) than plants on...
- Joanne Alder.
Markham, John H.; Chanway, C. P. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper; 11/25/2011, Vol. 201 Issue 4705, p67
The article profiles Joan Alder, Room divisions manager at Park Plaza Victoria, who was the winner of the House Manager of the Year award at the Hotel Cateys awards.
- Alder King staff take time out for hospice.
Markham, John H.; Chanway, C. P. // Estates Gazette; 7/9/2011, Issue 1127, p88
The article reports that Clifton, England-based Alder King is celebrating its 100th anniversary by giving its staff time off to support St. Peter's Hospice in Bristol.
- Reviewing resources.
Kaufman, Wallace // American Forests; May/Jun93, Vol. 99 Issue 5/6, p57
Reviews the book `Alder Music,' by Gary Saunders.
- Red Alder.
Kaiser, Jo-ann // Wood & Wood Products; Jan2001, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p41
Focuses on the potential of the red alder hardwood as commercial timber. Information on red alder; Other uses of red alder; Value of the hardwood.
- JUVENILE WOOD EFFECT IN RED ALDER: ANALYSIS OF PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL DATA TO DELINEATE JUVENILE AND MATURE WOOD ZONES.
Evans II, Joel W.; Senft, John F.; Green, David W. // Forest Products Journal; Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 50 Issue 7/8, p75
The objective of this study was to investigate the influence of juvenile wood on the mechanical and physical properties of red alder. Tree growth in the first 10 to 20 years, usually referred to as juvenile wood, often influences wood quality by adversely affecting mechanical strength...
- Cuban muscle crisis.
Kissel, Joe // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Apr98, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p148
Profiles Cuban-born body builder Lorenzo Alderate. Details on Alderate's escape from Cuba; How he chose his career; His views. INSETS: training split;Basics of Lorenzo's training.
- ALDERS (Poem).
Clampitt, Amy // New Yorker; 4/18/88, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p38
Presents the poem "Alders".
- A Hierarchical Analysis of Seed Production by Alnus rubra.
Markham, John H. // American Midland Naturalist; Oct2002, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p246
Presents a study that examined the variation in seed production in catkins from red alder Alnus rubra. Determination of the total number of seed produced; Analysis of the number of viable seed produced; Relationship between seed number and percent viability.
- Differences in spatial autocorrelation between four sub-populations of Alnus trabeculosa Hand.-Mazz. (Betulacease).
Miyamoto, N.; Kuramoto, N.; Yamada, H. // Heredity; Oct2002, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p273
To investigate the spatial structure of Alnus trabeculosa Hand.-Mazz, we compared three sub-populations at Imaichi in Tochigi Prefecture and one sub-population at Juo in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. A total of 269 trees, covering 0.71 ha in total, were mapped and genetically analyzed using nine...
Miyamoto, N.; Kuramoto, N.; Yamada, H. // Estates Gazette; 6/7/2008, Issue 822, p95
A correction to the article about Alder King published in the May 17, 2008 issue is presented.
- Concerted and stepwise mechanisms in the Dielsï¿½Alder and Michael reactions of furans with methyl 3-nitroacrylate ï¿½ Experimental and theoretical studies.
Itoh, Kuniaki; Kitoh, Kazue; Kishimoto, Shigehisa // Canadian Journal of Chemistry; Mar2006, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p392
The Dielsï¿½Alder reactions of the furans (1aï¿½1c) and methyl 3-nitroacrylate (2) produce the cycloadducts via a concerted mechanism. Then, the products subsequently undergo retro-Dielsï¿½Alder reactions to give the Michael adducts via a stepwise mechanism. We have used both...
Itoh, Kuniaki; Kitoh, Kazue; Kishimoto, Shigehisa // History of Science & Technology; 2004, p504
The entry presents information on developments in the field of science and technology which occurred in 1928, including the development of the Diels-Alder reaction, a technique for combining atoms into molecules useful in forming many compounds, by German chemists Otto Diels and Kurt Alder.
- A Worldwide Hit.
Kaiser, Jo-Ann // Wood & Wood Products; Aug2011, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p19
The article focuses on red alder woods that have been growing principally in the Pacific Northwest. It notes that red alder woods are used in making high-end cabinetry and furniture in places including Japan, Europe and China. It describes red alder as a fine-grained hardwood and the most...
- COMMON AND SCIENTIFIC NAMES.
Kaiser, Jo-Ann // Oaks of North America; 1984, p319
The article presents a list of common and scientific names of several oaks, including agave, alder and sitka.
- RED ALDER.
Foster, Steven // Peterson Field Guide to Western Medicinal Plants & Herbs; 2002, p346
This article presents an encyclopedia entry for the medicinal plant Alnus rubra, commonly known as red alder. This deciduous tree can grow up to 130 feet. Its bark ranges from white to gray, mostly smooth, but with short horizontal ridges. Its roots are red-orange, often exposed along creeks,...
Foster, Steven // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary; 2005, p1953
A definition of the term "schizonticide" is presented. It refers to something that destroys schizonts.
- Secondary succession of plant communities in a subtropical mountainous region of SW China.
Tang, Cindy Q.; Mei-Hua Zhao; Xiao-Shuang Li; Ohsawa, Masahiko; Xiao-Kun Ou // Ecological Research; Jan2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p149
Since 1985, originally forested mountainous areas of China have been allowed to return to their natural state after years of exploitation including agriculture, development, and logging. The reforms began earlier in less accessible locations, so that today the successional process is more...
- Genetic variation in red alder (Alnus rubra) in relation to native climate and geography
Heilman, P. E.; Stettler, R. F.; Ager, A. A. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; Sep1993, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p1930
No abstract available.
- Leaf element concentrations and soil properties in first- and second-rotation stands of red alder (Alnus rubra)
Compton, Jana E.; Homann, Peter S.; Cole, Dale W. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; May1997, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p662
Successive rotations of nitrogen-fixing red alder (Alnus rubra Bong.) may alter soil properties, potentially influencing future tree growth and nutrition. We examined the effects of red alder on soil properties and next-rotation alder leaf and leaf litter element concentrations. A conversion...
- Cambridge hires Magna's Alder as president, COO.
Compton, Jana E.; Homann, Peter S.; Cole, Dale W. // Ward's Auto World; Feb97, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p48
Reports that Cambridge Industries Inc. has hired Magna International Inc. vice president Kevin Alder as its president and chief operating officer. Background.
- Benefit to N2-fixing alder of extending growth period at the cost of leaf nitrogen loss without resorption.
Tateno, Masaki // Oecologia; Nov2003, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p338
This study examines the adaptive role of not resorbing N in N2-fixing deciduous trees in terms of their energy balance. The autumnal growth of N2-fixing Alnus firma Sieb. et Zucc. (alder) was compared with that of the non-N2-fixing Morus bombycis Koizumi (mulberry), which resorbs leaf N. The...
- THE INTERACTION OF SAWING AND EDGING OPERATIONS ON RED ALDER FINGER-JOINT CUT-STOCK PRODUCTION.
Brunner, Charles C.; Maristany, Alberto G.; Anderson, Jim; Funck, James W.; Butler, David A. // Forest Products Journal; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 47 Issue 7/8, p75
Discusses the interactions of sawing and edging operations on red alder or Alnus rubra finger-joint cut-stock production. Review of literature on studies of sawing and edging practices; Cut-up simulation; Cost analysis; Aggregate volume comparisons.
- THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF BIG TREES 2004-2005.
Fedor, Karen // American Forests; Spring2004, Vol. 110 Issue 1, Special Section p14
Lists the trees included in the National Register of Big Trees in the U.S. for 2004 to 2005. Acacia; Alder; Apple.
- Filling the void.
Fedor, Karen // Discover; Aug95, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p24
Reports on the discovery of Greg Aldering and colleagues at the University of Minnesota on the presence of 50 galaxies inside the Bootes void. Understanding on the formation of the Bootes void; Theories of Aldering and colleagues.
- Nitrogen accumulation in a chronosequence of red alder communities along the Hoh River, Olympic National Park, Washington
Luken, J. O.; Fonda, R. W. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; Dec1983, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p1228
No abstract available.
- Look, no cracks.
Sample, Ian // New Scientist; 3/9/2002, Vol. 173 Issue 2333, p21
Presents a plastic technology designed to repair its own physical damage. Adaptation of Diels-Alder reaction between organic molecules; Reduction of plastic strength; Application of the technology on computer circuit boards.
- Estimating pollen productivity and relevant source area of pollen using lake sediments in Norway: How does lake size variation affect the estimates?
Hjelle, Kari Loe; Sugita, Shinya // Holocene; Mar2012, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p313
This study aims to estimate relative pollen productivity (PPEs) of major pollen types and the relevant source area of pollen (RSAP) in a semi-open landscape in western Norway. Extended R-value (ERV) models are used to analyse a data set consisting of surface pollen assemblages from 34 lakes and...
- Neighbor-stranger discrimination by song in a suboscine bird, the alder flycatcher, Empidonax alnorum.
Scott F. Lovell; M. Ross Lein // Behavioral Ecology; Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p799
Bird song and its functions have been studied extensively for more than 50 years, but almost entirely in oscine passerines. Few studies have investigated any aspect of song in suboscine passerines. This is significant because song development and the extent of individual variation in song...
- Symbiotic N2 fixation of Alnus incana ssp. rugosa in shrub wetlands of the Adirondack Mountains, New York, USA.
Hurd, T. M.; Raynal, D. J.; Schwintzer, C. R. // Oecologia; Jan2001, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p94
Surface waters in forested watersheds in the Adirondack Mountains and northern New York State are susceptible to nitrogen (N) saturation. Atmospheric deposition of N to watersheds in this region has been measured but the extent of internal N inputs from symbiotic N2 fixation in alder-dominated...
- Don Alder.
LESLIE, JIMMY // Guitar Player; Nov2012, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p68
An interview with solo acoustic guitarist Don Alder is presented who discusses superwinning tune "The Rogue," unique right-hand technique, and guitar he play for you Superstarwinning performance.