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by Lucas
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: South America
Topic: The Amazon's new tallest tree is 288 feet
Replies: 2
Views: 982

The Amazon's new tallest tree is 288 feet

https://phys.org/news/2019-09-amazon-ta ... 5gYIo_0Vds

The Amazon's new tallest tree is 50% taller than previous tallest tree
by Lucas
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Southeast Asia & East Indies
Topic: Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in V
Replies: 0
Views: 305

Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in V

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51j1wBBgfdL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg http://www.pamelamcelwee.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/highvillages-2.jpg http://www.pamelamcelwee.com/recent-publications/ https://www.amazon.ca/Forests-Are-Gold-Environmental-Vietnam/dp/0295995483 "Forests A...
by Lucas
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: New York
Topic: Highland Park, Rochester, NY May 3, 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1730

Re: Highland Park, Rochester, NY May 3, 2015

My guess is that Dwarf Chestnut Oak would follow the same pattern as Dwarf Chinkapin Oak: similar in key identifiable characteristics to its larger relative, but much smaller and occupying a different niche on the landscape. It doesn't help that many sources use both Dwarf Chestnut and Dwarf Chinka...
by Lucas
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: New York
Topic: Durand Eastman Park, Rochester
Replies: 25
Views: 1560

Re: Durand Eastman Park, Rochester

Allegheny Chinkapin Castanea pumila 41.2' x 4.47' How likely is that? pumila is usually a bush. http://ents-bbs.org/viewtopic.php?f=67&t=8572 https://www.acf.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Perkins_et_al._MorphologicalandDNAevidencesupportrecognitionofAlabamachinquapinCastaneapumilavar.alabamensis.pd...
by Lucas
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: New York
Topic: Highland Park, Rochester, NY May 3, 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1730

Re: Highland Park, Rochester, NY May 3, 2015

ElijahW wrote:
Thanks. I forgot to mention the AF nation champion Dwarf Chinkapin Oak, nominated by Douglas Basset and Richard Cook.
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This looks suspicious. Any chance it is the wrong id? The fact the sign does not have dwarf on it suggests it is mislabelled, too?
by Lucas
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Biomass
Topic: biomass gets big
Replies: 1
Views: 337

Re: biomass gets big

by Lucas
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Arkansas
Topic: Big Ozark chinquapin
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Re: Big Ozark chinquapin

Lots of talk about this on the web

Genome-wide sequence-based genotyping supports a nonhybrid origin of Castanea alabamensis
Matthew Taylor Perkins, Tetyana Zhebentyayeva, Paul H. Sisco, J Hill Craddock

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/680371v1

The trees above may be this new one.
by Lucas
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Biomass
Topic: biomass gets big
Replies: 1
Views: 337

biomass gets big

https://www.cbsnews.com/video/congresswoman-ocasio-cortez-malta-an-unlikely-inventor/ Go to the 30:15 mark for the bit about " the unlikely, eccentric inventor turning inedible plant life into fuel." 100's of millions are being pumped into this tech. I was amazed I had not heard of it. The abuse thi...
by Lucas
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Maine
Topic: Red oak in central Maine
Replies: 0
Views: 399

Red oak in central Maine

"Big Reed Forest Reserve in northern Maine, a couple of hours by gravel road northwest of Baxter State Park. It is 5,000 acres of not just old-growth forest, but virgin forest – forest that has never been logged. It is the largest contiguous piece of old growth east of the Mississippi River and cont...
by Lucas
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Arkansas
Topic: Big Ozark chinquapin
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Re: Big Ozark chinquapin

An even more interesting scenario. Sandra Anagnostakis does id on chestnut species and thinks this is something special, maybe, even a new species. Stayed tuned, I guess. https://www.facebook.com/groups/272120753285618/permalink/627712001059823/ Sandra Anagnostakis WOW!!!! I don't know what this tre...

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