Citations with the tag: TREES
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- Young trees for chemicals and fuel.
// Forest Products Journal; Apr97, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p13
Focuses on research examining the effects of site conditions on chemical properties of young trees. Type of trees studied.
- Native nutmeats.
Poncavage, Joanna; Gardner, Jean // Organic Gardening (08973792); Nov92, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p45
Continues the 50th anniversary celebration of America's native plants with an exploration of chestnuts, butternuts, and hickories. Hickories and walnuts, wild and wonderful; Plant a butternut; Pecans north and south; Chestnuts and hazelnuts, disease-prone and disease-proof; Names and addresses...
- The new Manchurian candidate!
Damsker, Matt; McGrath, Mike // Organic Gardening (08973792); Dec92, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p18
Focuses on a self-fertilizing tree, native to Manchuria, that could be a great low-cost, low-care choice for homeowners all the way from North Carolina to northern Minnesota. Reports from the US Department of Agriculture; Maackia amurensis, averages 40 feet; A nitrogen-fixing tree; The kind of...
- Tree Types.
Damsker, Matt; McGrath, Mike // Scholastic News -- Edition 3; 4/16/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 21, p4
A quiz concerning the best-known trees in the U.S. is presented.
- Trees of the U.S.
Damsker, Matt; McGrath, Mike // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2000, p175
No abstract available.
- Blossoming Grouse Cover.
Goldsmith, Tom // Ontario Out of Doors; May2010, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p19
The article offers information in finding grouse, a tree and shrub, during spring season in Ontario.
- How this book works.
Goldsmith, Tom // Trees (9780751338720); 2004, p6
The article offers guides for using the book and explains how the various sections are split up.
- Shade trees for the upper Midwest.
Schwartz, Terry // American Nurseryman; 11/1/95, Vol. 182 Issue 9, p59
Features several attractive and hardy selections of trees that thrive in the upper Midwest. Includes the Acer saccharum; Celtis occidentalis; Betula nigra.
- 2,500 Berlin trees to be sacrificed.
Schwartz, Terry // American Nurseryman; 12/15/95, Vol. 182 Issue 12, p14
Looks at why trees in Berlin, Germany's, Tiergarten Park are being cut down. Total of 2,500 trees chopped down; Information on what the trees will be replaced with.
- Clarifying the gibberish within the native debate.
Sternberg, Guy // American Nurseryman; 1/15/96, Vol. 183 Issue 2, p6
Focuses on the controversy surrounding the `native' and `exotic' trees landscape zoning debate in the United States. Definition of a native zone by using geopolitical boundaries; Advantages and disadvantages of predictable cultivars of native species; Problems of invasive exotics.
- Rocky Mountain troopers.
Warren, Keith // American Nurseryman; 1/15/96, Vol. 183 Issue 2, p46
Examines various deciduous trees for the Rocky Mountain regions. Landscape characteristics; Disadvantages of Acer ginnala's seed production; Adaptability of cultivars of Amelanchier x grandifolia; Desirability of Fraxinus americana.
- Municipalities spending less on tree programs.
Warren, Keith // American Nurseryman; 07/01/96, Vol. 184 Issue 1, p20
Reports on the decrease of the average tree-management budget in the United States according to a study released by the International Society of Arboriculture Research Trust. Reasons for the decrease in budget.
- Same trees, fewer pests.
Koplinka-Loehr, Carrie // American Nurseryman; 02/01/97, Vol. 185 Issue 3, p51
Provides tips on how to choose pest-resistant trees for a landscape. Advantages of choosing pest-resistant trees; Resistance mechanisms.
- Tried-and-true pest-resistant trees.
Koplinka-Loehr, Carrie // American Nurseryman; 02/01/97, Vol. 185 Issue 3, p52
Lists several pest-resistant trees. Botanical name; Common name.
- The climbing tree.
Ramsay, R.R. // Country Living; Nov91, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p190
Reminisces about a favorite climbing tree enjoyed by the author and her brother while growing up. How they observed the world around them while hiding in its branches; Growing up and forgetting; Returning to the tree when older.
- When the bough breaks.
Ingersoll, John H. // Country Living; Apr93, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p64
Discusses how to assess the dollar value of a fallen mature tree and how to begin the process of replacing it. Cost of removing the downed tree; Decision to leave the area treeless or buy a sapling; Buying a mature tree and planting costs; Insurance; Internal Revenue Service declaration; Details.
- Tree buying.
Murdoch, G. // Consumers' Research Magazine; Mar1992, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p2
States that instead of planting just any old tree for Arbor Day, choose one that can give you years of use and enjoyment. Properly locating trees; Amount of caretaking needed; Conditions required for the tree; Where to buy.
- Help your trees produce 25% longer.
Murdoch, G. // Countryside & Small Stock Journal; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p41
Explains why simply painting the trunks of stone fruit trees with white latex paint adds up to 25 percent to the length of the trees' productive life. Aid given by the paint in preventing trunk damage from sun scald injury or bark splitting; Scientific evidence backing the claim that white...
- Fallen trees and acid lakes.
Phillips, J. // Focus; Spring91, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p25
Suggests that trees knocked over in a windstorm lead to increased acidification in lakes downslope of the toppled trees. Hydrologic and biogeochemical processes taking place; Research conducted by geographers Jerome Dobson, Richard Rush and RobertPeplies.
- A Boston `tree' party?
Webber, R. // Flower & Garden; May90, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p19
Discusses the reasons why King George III reserved trees on American colonists' private land for British naval use and how the tree-cutting ban helped bring on the American Revolution. Also discusses oregano and the moisture needs of desert plants.
- A living Christmas tree.
Webber, R. // Flower & Garden; Jan1992, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p88
Reports that many garden centers sell small living Christmas trees that can be transplanted into the home landscape once Christmas is past. Types of evergreens; Care of the trees both indoors and outdoors; Choice of location.
- Crazy for trees.
Asimov, Janet // Fantasy & Science Fiction; Dec95, Vol. 89 Issue 6, p93
Discusses various aspects of trees. Fictional stories that feature trees; Role of trees in ecology; Evolution of trees.
- A living Christmas tree do's & don'ts.
O'Connor, Linda Berkhoudt; Mark, Erika Reider // Good Housekeeping; Nov92, Vol. 215 Issue 5, p273
Urges consumers to buy a live Christmas tree this year which can be planted after the holidays to add privacy and beauty to your yard. What type of tree to choose; Caring for the tree while inside; Replanting the tree; Tree care after it has been planted.
- Remarkable bark.
O'Connor, Linda Berkhoudt; Mark, Erika Reider // Horticulture; Dec86, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p48
Landscape trees, most valued for their mottled trunks, are described. Transplant requirements and where these multi-colored bark trees originated. Japanese dogwood; Chinese elm; Lace bark pine; Japanese stewartia; Chinese zelkova.
- Franklin tree.
Sawyers, C. // Horticulture; Jul89, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p64
Describes the native American Franklin tree. History; Where it grows; Seasonal looks. Buying information.
- Profiles in green.
Gillis, C.; Tilley, R. // Horticulture; Dec90, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p40
Discusses deciduous trees and shrubs whose stems, branches, or bark remain green all year. `Cornus sericea,' a type of dogwood; Winged euonymus or burning bush; Warminster, Scotch, and dyer's broom; Winter jasmine; `Kerria japonica'; Trifoliate or hardy orange; Golden chain tree.
- Fringe tree.
Eddison, S.; Morrison, G. // Horticulture; Apr91, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p112
Describes the fringe tree, which is native to the US. Male and female flowers; Cultivation; List of sources.
- Planting a fruit tree.
Reich, L.; Sears, E. // Horticulture; May91, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p64
Explains how to plant a bare-root fruit tree. Uses a peach tree as an example, but the planting directions apply to all fruit trees. How to prepare the tree; How to prepare the planting site; Soil conditions; How to position the tree and fill in the hole; Water.
- A note from the editor.
T.C.C. // Horticulture; Oct91, Vol. 69 Issue 8, p4
Editorial. Examines gardeners' natural reluctance to cut down trees, even if the trees are dead or diseased. The editor's recent experience cutting down a dead birch tree; Sense of natural legacy and respect for age; Hurricane Bob; Great Britain's 1987 and 1989 storms; Nature's way of culling...
- Small Flowering Trees.
Fischer, Thomas // Horticulture; May92, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p48
Presents a photo essay and description of several small bright-colored trees for tight spaces. `Chilopsis linearis'; `Xanthoceras sorbifolium'; `Cornus florida'; `Styrax japonicus'; `Davidia involucrata'; More.
- Sour gum.
Webster, John C. // Horticulture; Apr94, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p104
Highlights the Nyssa sylvatica tree, commonly known as sour gum, black tupelo or pepperidge. Height; Rate of growth; Description of leaves and fruit; Its spectacular fall foliage; Growth forms; Hardiness; Its awards in England from the Royal Horticultural Society.
- Trees on ice.
T.W. // Horticulture; Dec94, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p19
Presents a list of the commonly planted landscape trees ranked according to susceptibility to ice damage.
- Fall trees.
Bane, Roseanne // Hopscotch; Oct/Nov93, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p33
Presents information on deciduous trees. Change of tree color; Importance of trees; Photosynthesis.
- Good-bye boab.
Bane, Roseanne // National Geographic; Nov95, Vol. 188 Issue 5, preceding p1
Reports that the boab tree which appeared in the January 1991 issue of `National Geographic' has been struck by lightning. Admiration by photographer Sam Abell for the tree; Storm which blew when he took the picture; Revisit by author Harvey Arden to Australia.
- Losing the FORESTS and the TREES.
Wilkinson, Todd // National Parks; Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 76 Issue 9/10, p19
Comments on the loss of native trees at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Causes; Species of trees affected by the loss; Action taken by the National Park Conservation Association on the matter. INSETS: Dirty Air Stresses Trees, People;Saving the Urban Jungle.
- Plant the spirit of the season.
Lloyd, Nancy; Blakey, Paul // National Wildlife; Dec91/Jan92, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p24
Gives information on choosing and growing a living holiday tree. How a living tree can help the environment; Why urban homes and landscapes need trees; Trees trap pollutants; How to select a healthy tree; Best species for different areas of the country; How to protect a tree's winter dormancy;...
- Tree your buck.
Jones, Tim // Outdoor Life; Aug92, Vol. 190 Issue 2, p48
Explains how knowledge of various types of trees that are important to deer can be invaluable to a deer hunter. Tree categories; Trees for food, rubs, scrapes and shelter. INSET: Red oak or white?.
- A treasure trove of trees.
Jones, Tim // Popular Science; Sep93, Vol. 243 Issue 3, p39
States that in a patch of Brazil's endangered rain forest, botanists have found the greatest diversity of trees ever recorded--450 species packed into an area about the size of a large department store. A typical forest plot in the northeastern United States has only ten tree species.
- Survival of the supplest.
DiChristina, Mariette; Stover, Dawn // Popular Science; Mar94, Vol. 244 Issue 3, p24
Discusses research by Duke University scientist Steven Vogel on why more trees don't topple in high winds. Finding that to survive strong winds, leaves bend into aerodynamic shapes; His use of a wind tunnel; Other tree tactics.
- Stumping thieves.
Page, Douglas; Stover, Dawn // Popular Science; Jun98, Vol. 252 Issue 6, p25
Discusses the tests being done by the Canadian Forest Service on tree genotyping, as a method in establishing whether a specific log has been stolen. Background information on the history of tree stealing in North America; Value of the trees which are stolen annually; Yearly loss of trees to...
- A method of access into the crowns of subcanopy and canopy trees
McCarthy, Brian C. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; May1988, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p646
No abstract available.
- Branch angle in red maple trees
Bozzuto, Lisa M.; Wilson, Blayton F. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; May1988, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p643
No abstract available.
- Spring pruning.
Bozzuto, Lisa M.; Wilson, Blayton F. // Country Journal; Feb1984, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p58
Late winter or early spring is the best time to prune many trees and shrubs. Tips on how to handle everything from an apple tree to a yew. INSET: on sources of pruning tools.;what to cut back, when and why....
- Open-face felling.
Johnson, D. // Country Journal; Nov87, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p24
Safe methods for felling trees to prevent injury or death. Step-by-step instructions for making open-face cut, felling cut, and wedge cut. INSET: To learn more techniques; Chainsaw safety.;Safety gear sources..
- Rings of time.
Smith, C.W.G. // Country Journal; Oct88, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p32
Discusses how a tree's rings do more than mark the passage of each year by telling the story of its life in terms of earthquakes, fire and drought. How trees grow; Reading the rings; Tree-ring science.
- Trees for autumn color.
Gough, R.E. // Country Journal; Sep/Oct91, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p50
Lists tree varieties with particularly vivid autumn color available for home planting. Factors involved in the development of autumn colors.
- Transplanting trees.
Lake, D. // Country Journal; Sep/Oct91, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p56
Offers advice on transplanting trees. Tree selection; Root pruning; Digging; Balling the tree; Planting.
- Common and useful trees.
Lake, D. // Country Journal; Sep/Oct94, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p44
Describes the most common trees and their uses. Ash; Beech; Butternut; Red cedar; White cedar; Black cherry; Eastern cottonwood; Red elm; Hackberry; Hemlock; Hickory; Black locust; Honey locust; Red maple; Sugar maple; Osage orange; White pine; Poplar; Sassafras; Sweet gum; Sycamore; Tamarack;...
- The woods not taken.
Textor, Ken // Country Journal; Sep/Oct94, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p48
Provides a list of infrequently used wood species. Characteristics which make the trees useful; Popular trees for which the infrequently used trees can be substituted.
- The shadow knows.
Textor, Ken // Children's Digest; Oct/Nov95, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p41
Gives instruction on how to measure the height of the tree by measuring its shadow. Materials; Directions.