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Some eucalyptus species have attracted attention from horticulturists, global development researchers and environmentalists because of desirable traits such as being fast-growing sources of wood, producing oil that can be used for cleaning and as a natural insecticide, or an ability to be used to drain swamps and thereby reduce the risk of malaria. Outside their natural ranges, eucalypts are both lauded for their beneficial economic impact on poor populations[5][6]:22 and criticised for being "water-guzzling" aliens,[7] leading to controversy over their total impact.[8] Description[edit] Size and habit[edit] A mature eucalyptus may take the form of a low shrub or a very large tree. The term marlock has been variously used; in Forest Trees of Australia it is defined as a small tree without lignotubers but with a shorter, lower-branching trunk than a mallet. Tree sizes follow the convention of: Leaves[edit] Flowers[edit] Bark[edit] Different types of bark that are commonly recognised include: Related:  stagingsoftware

Eucalyptus cinerea This plant has poison characteristics. See below. Common Name(s): Eucalyptus Categories: Poisonous Plants, Trees Description: Evergreen trees with alternate or opposite, simple, smooth-margined leaves; flowers in small clusters, top- or bell-shaped, 4-petaled with many stamens; fruit a many-seeded capsule Height: 15-60 ft. Flower: Grown for foliage Zones: 8b-9 Habit: Evergreen Site: Sun; well-drained soil Texture: Medium Form: Upright, horizontal branches Poison Part: Leaves, bark Poison Delivery Mode: Ingestion, dermatitis Symptoms: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, coma. Toxic Principle: Eucalyptus oil and cyanogenic glycoside Severity: Found in: Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape as cultivated ornamental woody shrub or small tree Width: 10-15 ft. Growth Rate: Rapid Leaf: Blue-green foliage NCCES plant id: 1984

Oil palm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - (Build 20100401064 Human use of oil palms may date as far back as 5,000 years in West Africa; in the late 1800s, archaeologists discovered palm oil in a tomb at Abydos dating back to 3,000 BCE.[3] It is thought that Arab traders brought the oil palm to Egypt.[4] Description[edit] Mature palms are single-stemmed and grow to 20 m tall. The leaves are pinnate and reach between 3-5 m long. The palm fruit takes five to six months to mature from pollination to maturity. Planting[edit] For each hectare of oil palm, which is harvested year-round, the annual production averages 10 tonnes[citation needed] of fruit yielding 4,000 kg of palm oil and 750 kg[citation needed] of seed kernels yielding 500 kg of high quality palm kernel oil, as well as 600 kg of kernel meal. All modern, commercial planting material consists of tenera palms or DxP hybrids, which are obtained by crossing thickshelled dura with shell-less pisifera. Weeds growing in the polybags must be carefully pulled out. Crop nutrient[edit] Oil palm fruit

Dracaena (plant) Dracaena flower. Species of Dracaena have a secondary thickening meristem in their trunk, which is quite different from the thickening meristem found in dicotyledonous plants and is termed dracaenoid thickening by some authors. This characteristic is shared with members of the Agavoideae and Xanthorrhoeoideae among other members of the Asparagales. D. americana, D. arborea, D. cinnabari, D. draco, D. ombet, and D. tamaranae are commonly known as dragon trees and grow in arid semi-desert areas. They are tree-sized with stout trunks and stiff, broad-based leaves. The remaining species are known collectively as shrubby dracaenas. There are around 110 species of Dracaena, including:[4] Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Some shrubby species, such as D. deremensis, D. fragrans, D. godseffiana, D. marginata, and D. braunii, are popular as houseplants. A bright red resin, dragon's blood, is produced from D. draco and, in ancient times, from D. cinnabari.

Carmina Burana The Wheel of Fortune from Carmina Burana Carmina Burana (/ˈkɑrmɨnə bʊˈrɑːnə/; Latin for "Songs from Beuern" ("Beuern" is short for Benediktbeuern) is the name given to a manuscript of 254[1] poems and dramatic texts mostly from the 11th or 12th century, although some are from the 13th century. The pieces are mostly bawdy, irreverent, and satirical. They were written principally in Medieval Latin; a few in Middle High German, and some with traces of Old French or Provençal. Some are macaronic, a mixture of Latin and German or French vernacular. They were written by students and clergy when the Latin idiom was the lingua franca across Italy and western Europe for travelling scholars, universities and theologians. The collection was found in 1803 in the Benedictine monastery of Benediktbeuern, Bavaria, and is now housed in the Bavarian State Library in Munich. Manuscript[edit] The Forest, from the Carmina Burana History[edit] Themes[edit] This outline, however, has many exceptions. Notes

SOAP Characteristics[edit] SOAP can form the foundation layer of a web services protocol stack, providing a basic messaging framework for web services. This XML-based protocol consists of three parts: an envelope, which defines the message structure[1] and how to process ita set of encoding rules for expressing instances of application-defined datatypesa convention for representing procedure calls and responses SOAP has three major characteristics: extensibility (security and WS-routing are among the extensions under development)neutrality (SOAP can operate over any transport protocol such as HTTP, SMTP, TCP, UDP, or JMS)independence (SOAP allows for any programming model) As an example of what SOAP procedures can do, an application can send a SOAP request to a server that has web services enabled—such as a real-estate price database—with the parameters for a search. The SOAP architecture consists of several layers of specifications for: History[edit] Specification[edit] Processing model[edit]

Eucalyptus Tree | Silver Dollar Eucalyptus Trees & Eucalyptus Plants Incredibly aromatic Grows up to 6 ft. per year! Drought tolerant This is the most fragrant Eucalyptus tree that we know of. You have likely smelled its leaves in flower arrangements or in potpourie. Attractive, peeling bark also carries the familiar fragrance for use in closets, drawers, or anywhere you want to add a fresh scent. Let it's fresh, clean aroma fill your home for days. Natural flea and tick protection. Your tree comes in a short bush-like form, but grows very quickly… up to 6 ft. per year! Grows indoors or out. A popular variety for home health remedies that treat a variety of respiratory and skin problems. The demand for Eucalyptus trees has risen significantly over the past few years.

Energy crop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - (Build 20100401 An energy crop is a plant grown as a low-cost and low-maintenance harvest used to make biofuels, such as bioethanol, or combusted for its energy content to generate electricity or heat. Energy crops are generally categorized as woody or herbaceous plants; many of the latter are grasses (Graminaceae). Commercial energy crops are typically densely planted, high-yielding crop species where the energy crops will be burnt to generate power. Woody crops such as willow[1] or poplar are widely utilised, as well as temperate grasses such as Miscanthus and Pennisetum purpureum (both known as elephant grass).[2] If carbohydrate content is desired for the production of biogas, whole-crops such as maize, Sudan grass, millet, white sweet clover and many others, can be made into silage and then converted into biogas.[3] Through genetic modification and application of biotechnology plants can be manipulated to create greater yields, reduce associated costs and require less water. By state[edit]

Viburnum Viburnum is a genus of about 150–175 species of shrubs or (in a few species) small trees in the moschatel family, Adoxaceae. Its current classification is based on molecular phylogeny.[1] It was previously included in the family Caprifoliaceae.[2] The member species are native throughout the temperate Northern Hemisphere, with a few species extending into tropical montane regions in South America, Russia and southeast Asia. In Africa, the genus is confined to the Atlas Mountains. In Ukraine it is seen as a national symbol. The generic name originated in Latin, where it referred to V. lantana.[3] The leaves are opposite, simple, and entire, toothed or lobed; cool temperate species are deciduous, while most of the warm temperate species are evergreen. The flowers are produced in corymbs 5–15 cm across, each flower white to cream or pink, small, 3–5 mm across, with five petals, strongly fragrant in some species. Species[edit] About 150 species are known, including the following:

Scientists have created the first ever porous liquid You're probably familiar with porous rocks – rocks that can hold and filter liquids – and now scientists from Queen's University in Belfast have created a synthetic liquid with similar properties. The newly developed substance has a huge range of potential uses, including being able to capture harmful carbon emissions to prevent them from entering the Earth's atmosphere. The porous liquid collects and absorbs gas through its pores, and researchers think it could open up new ways to collect and filter chemicals without relying on solid materials for the job: that obviously gives manufacturers and scientists much more flexibility. The substance is still under development but the academics from Queen's University, together with colleagues from across the world, are confident in the results they've seen so far. "Materials which contain permanent holes, or pores, are technologically important," explained Stuart James, one of the lead researchers.

Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism MTOM is the W3C Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism, a method of efficiently sending binary data to and from Web services. MTOM is usually used with the XOP (XML-binary Optimized Packaging). Application[edit] MTOM only optimizes element content that is in the canonical lexical representation of the xs:base64Binary data type. Since there is no standard way to indicate whether data is in the canonical lexical representation, the mechanism for applying MTOM is implementation-dependent. The use of MTOM is a hop-by-hop contract between one SOAP node and the next. Details[edit] Although most users treat MTOM as a single mechanism, the MTOM specification defines it as three related features: Firstly, an "Abstract SOAP Transmission Optimization Feature" for sending and receiving SOAP messages that contain binary data. Sometimes the term "MTOM" is used as a shorthand to mean "MTOM with XOP". See also[edit] External links[edit]

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Digestate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - (Build 2010040106 Digestate is the material remaining after the anaerobic digestion of a biodegradable feedstock. Anaerobic digestion produces two main products: digestate and biogas. Digestate is produced both by acidogenesis and methanogenesis and each has different characteristics. Acidogenic digestate[edit] Acidogenic digestate is fibrous and consists of structural plant matter including lignin and cellulose. Methanogenic digestate[edit] Methanogenic digestate is a sludge (sometimes called a liquor). Uses[edit] The primary use of digestate is as a soil conditioner.[1] Acidogenic digestate provides moisture retention and organic content for soils. Acidogenic digestate can also be used as an environmentally friendly filler to give structure to composite plastics. Growth trials on digestate originating from mixed waste have showed healthy growth results for crops.[2] Application of digestate has been shown to inhibit plant diseases and induction of resistance. Digestate and compost[edit] See also[edit]

Pyracantha Pyracantha, or firethorn as it is also known, is a pretty shrub with attractive flowers and magnificent red, yellow or orange berries in autumn and winter. It is often trained against a wall or fence. It also makes an excellent evergreen hedge. Cultivation notes Pyracantha can be grown as a free-standing shrub (or hedge), or trained against a wall or fence. Site and soil conditions Pyracantha is suitable for any moderately fertile garden soil in sun or partial shade, including very dry free-draining soils and heavy clays as long as they are not prone to water-logging. Planting If training Pyracantha along a wall or fence, plant at least 50cm (20in) out from the wall to avoid the dry area at the base. Before planting add a bucketful of well-rotted organic matter and 70-100g per sq m (2-3oz per sq yd) of balanced general purpose fertiliser to the soil. Allow 1.5–3m (5-10ft) between specimen plants, but 50cm (20in) is fine between hedging plants. Watering and feeding Pruning and training Hedges

German universities face funding fears as states scrap fees The German city state of Hamburg has abolished tuition fees at its universities, a pattern being repeated across Germany Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/AP The German university fee system is on the brink of collapse after another state confirmed it would abolish charges for students following a change in local government. The city of Hamburg – a state in its own right – will follow the lead of several other states that have scrapped fees since last month's elections saw Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats ousted by the centre-left Social Democrats. A spokesman for the Social Democrats said: "Tuition fees keep young people from low-income families from studying and are socially disruptive." North Rhine-Westphalia announced it would scrap fees earlier this month, and once Hamburg follows suit only three of Germany's federal states – Baden-Wüttemberg, Bavaria and Lower Saxony – will continue to charge. Fees would be very difficult to reintroduce, he added.