Alnus rubra

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Noun1.Alnus rubra - large tree of Pacific coast of North America having hard red wood much used for furnitureAlnus rubra - large tree of Pacific coast of North America having hard red wood much used for furniture
Alnus, genus Alnus - alders
alder tree, alder - north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
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The potential for limiting fungal attack on red alder (Alnus rubra Bong.) pallet stock was evaluated in a small-scale field test.
Most reported occurrence data come from incidental captures from larger trapping efforts and have demonstrated a strong affinity for Red Alder (Alnus rubra) trees.
* FAMILY NAME: Alnus rubra of the Family Betulaceae
He provided an interesting "timeline" in the evolution of the wood Alnus rubra, that once received very little respect.
Nitrogen-fixing tree species like red alder (Alnus rubra) still predominate on the landslide debris.
In 5-year-old red alder (Alnus rubra Bong.) plantations, at different planting densities the foliar assimilation efficiency ranged from 4.9 to 5.6 t [t.sup.-1] leaf [year.sup.-1] [27]; in 10- to 50-years-old plantations of Himalayan alder (Alnus nepalensis D.
The characteristic species of riparian areas were red alder (Alnus rubra) and big-leaf maple (A.
Infected root hairs of Alnus rubra elaborate a multilamellar secondary cell wall, a feature not seen in adjacent uninfected root hairs (Berry et al., 1986).
At 21:05, during a routine net check, we heard audible "distress" calls of a bat emanating from a small stand of Red Alder (Alnus rubra) along the creek channel.
Species included oaks (Quercus sp.), pines (Pinus sp.), hemlock (Tsuga sp.), red alder (Alnus rubra), and Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii).
Growing on the Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada, red alder (Alnus rubra) is one of some 15 species of alder in North America, and approximately 30 worldwide.