News tagged with maple

Organic weed control for dandelions

Spring and summer often find homeowners out in their yards, busily attempting to control the onslaught of dandelions in a quest for green, weed-free lawns. Dandelions, broadleaf perennial plants that have a questionable reputation ...

dateSep 08, 2009 in Ecology
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Forestry officials on urgent mission: Beetles

(AP) -- Forestry officials in the Northeast are on an urgent mission, tracking thousands of Massachusetts residents as they search for tree-eating stowaway insects they may have carried to campgrounds or vacation homes.

dateMay 22, 2009 in Ecology
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Iron legacy leaves soil high in manganese

( -- Iron furnaces that once dotted central Pennsylvania may have left a legacy of manganese enriched soils, according to Penn State geoscientists. This manganese can be toxic to trees, especially sugar maples, ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Environment
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Research maps out trade-offs between deer and timber

Since the 1950s, sustainability in northern hardwood forests was achieved by chopping down trees in small clumps to naturally make room for new ones to spring up. Early experiments with single-tree and group selection logging ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Ecology
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