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by Lucas
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Alabama
Topic: Dollarhide Hunting Club forest
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Dollarhide Hunting Club forest

Dollarhide Hunting Club forest Anyone heard of it? Has it been surveyed for big trees? I was reading about it in Tom Kelly's book, Infirm Opinions, last night. Kelly writes turkey hunting books but talks about his 50 years as a timber cruiser\manager in Alabama as much. His books are full of info on...
by Lucas
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: General Science Discussions
Topic: Stiffness, cells, etc
Replies: 0
Views: 329

Stiffness, cells, etc

https://northernwoodlands.org/discoveries/tall-trees For many years, scientists have wondered what factors influence how tall a tree can grow. Much of the research has focused on how high water can be transported internally from roots to leaves, but a tree’s strength and stiffness are also critical ...
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: 1128

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: 422

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: 1939

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: 26
Views: 1981

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: 1939

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: 417

Re: biomass gets big

by Lucas
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Arkansas
Topic: Big Ozark chinquapin
Replies: 5
Views: 760

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.

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