In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Increasingly, all PEI contractors are moving into mixed hardwood / softwood stands as the old field white spruce stands become scarcer.
- The Embera Indians produce basketry of very high quality, as well as wood carvings in tropical hardwoods.
- Ten plots each were placed in bottomland hardwood, upland hardwood, and stands clearcut in 1993.
- These two species survive as relict populations in the mountains of eastern Mexico, sometimes in high elevation conifer stands but also in stands at mid-elevation that include hardwood trees.
- Over the years plantations have been established in areas that were once covered in indigenous hardwood like yellow wood, ironwood and red pear trees.
- The breadfruit trees, cycads and tall hardwoods of that forest hide hornbills, sea eagles and monkeys.
- Testing of the fungus on several economically important hardwood and softwood trees showed no harmful effects.
- Although nitrification was detected for at least one time period in all sites, substantial nitrification occurred only in the hardwood cultivated sites.
- Indonesia banned in 2001 the sale of ramin, a blond tropical hardwood, and registered it under CITES Appendix 3 to curb the illegal trade.
- On an exceptionally warm fall day, my wife and I went for a walk at a nature preserve, a mixed area of open sphagnum bogs and glacially derived sand dunes, now overgrown with white pine and hardwoods.
- Two years postburn, we found a significant reduction in subcanopy cover of oaks (but not of other subcanopy hardwoods) and in the shrub cover of scrubby oaks, other hardwoods and palmettos.
- In Washington, they use three main types of habitat: forested riversides with large cottonwoods and other hardwoods, Ponderosa pine forests, especially at the lower edge of the tree line, and Garry oak stands.
- Its highest peak scrapes 8,749 feet into the Chihuahuan Desert sky and snags 21 inches of rain a year, enough to nourish these unlikely forests of firs and hardwoods.
- Lime trees are a hardwood tree, and limewood's particular structural character lends itself well to carving, allowing tools to be used both along the grain and to some extent axially.
- Most conifers and a few hardwoods, such as sweetgum and tuliptree, have excurrent forms.
- Bangalore's Conservator of Forests V. Rangaswamy says Mahogany are hardwood trees and deep-rooted and hence, they withstand the strongest winds.
- Carved from a dense forest of hardwoods and pines in the southwest Richmond, Va., suburb of Manakin-Sabot, most of Kinloch's holes are unusually broad.
- Resident species that we expected to forage preferentially on either longleaf pines or hardwoods during the breeding season continued to do so during the winter.
- Modern Metasequoia has relatively low-density wood compared with other temperate conifer and hardwood species.
- Since plant communities could influence soil processes, the plots were stratified into two broad vegetation classes: conifer and hardwood.
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