Allstar Awards Announces its New Ecologically Friendly Product Website
...uick harvesting on plantations in South America that utilize modern forestry techniques to maximize yield. Lyptus has properties similar to many other hardwoods
and is most often compared to maple. Lyptus and Bamboo awards are not only ecologically sound and environmentally friendly, they also provide a safer,...
Invasive species harms native hardwoods by killing soil fungus
An invasive weed that has spread across much of the U.S. harms native maples, ashes, and other hardwood trees by releasing chemicals harmful to a soil fungus the trees depend on for growth and survival, scientists report this week in the Public Library of Science. The tree-stifling alien, garlic mu...
Managing Douglas-fir forests for diversity
...hift competitive interactions between conifers and hardwoods
to create the desired balance between wood product...of Douglas-fir, 39 to 52 feet tall, occurred where hardwoods
were completely removed at age 2 years.
Where 25 ...y layers: Douglas-fir (39 feet tall) growing above hardwoods
(23 feet tall).
Where the original hardwood dens...
Haag honored with Presidential Early Career Scientists Award
...een highlighted in popular science magazines in the United States, Great Britain, and Denmark.
Haag is based at the SRS Center for Bottomland hardwoods
Research work unit in Oxford, MS. Haag received his Ph.D. in biology from the University of Mississippi in 2002, his master's degree in zoology from T...
Super-fermenting fungus genome sequenced
...ication of Nature Biotechnology.
P. stipitis is the most proficient microbial fermenter in nature of the five-carbon “wood sugar?xylose—abundant in hardwoods
and agricultural leftovers, which represent a motherlode of bioenergy fodder.
“Increasing the capacity of P. stipitis to ferment xylose and using...