Eastern cottonwood


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Noun1.Eastern cottonwood - a common poplar of eastern and central United StatesEastern cottonwood - a common poplar of eastern and central United States; cultivated in United States for its rapid growth and luxuriant foliage and in Europe for timber
cottonwood - any of several North American trees of the genus Populus having a tuft of cottony hairs on the seed
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The most important species in this region are eastern cottonwood and quaking aspen.
The Balmville Tree is the oldest living eastern cottonwood on record in the United States.
You can go see the new 540-point eastern cottonwood champion at Alum Creek State Park just north of Columbus, Ohio.
The eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) is being investigated to determine the molecular basis of floral bud initiation in response to physiological signals in this perennial model plant.
crassifolia), pecan (Carya illinoensis), chinaberry (Melia azedarach), hackberry (Celtis sp.), eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides), boxelder (Acer negundo), sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), privet (Ligustrum sp.), elderberry (Sambucus canadensis), rough-leaf dogwood (Cornus drummondii), Mexican buckeye (Ungnadia speciosa), red buckeye (Aesculus pavia), anacua (Ehretia anacua), bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa), white and red mulberry (Morus alba, M.
Clones of an Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) in the Bronx and other city spots grew to double the biomass of clones planted outside small towns upstate or on Long Island, says Jillian Gregg, now of the Environmental Protection Agency's western-ecology division in Corvallis, Ore.
Several research labs around the country plan to make phytoremediation more effective in the future by engineering plants that better degrade organic pollutants or take up heavy metals, Researchers at the University of Georgia, for example, have introduced two bacterial genes into eastern cottonwood trees, in an effort to clean toxic mercury from the environment.
Radial growth (indices of tree-ring widths) of two important bottomland tree species, Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides Marsh.), a flood-tolerant species, and black walnut (Juglans nigra L)., a flood-intolerant species, were compared with climate (measured by average air temperature and an index of drought severity) and streamflow data by stepwise multiple regression for a riparian forest along the Olentangy River in central Ohio.
Other related trees include Populus trichocarpa, black cottonwood; Populus deltoides, Eastern cottonwood; Populus balsamifer, Canadian poplar; and Populus grandidentata, known as Canadian poplar or big tooth poplar.
A tree improvement program for eastern cottonwood in the southeastern United States.

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