Monterey pine


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Monterey pine

n.
A pine (Pinus radiata) with needles in clusters of three, native to California and Baja California. It is widely cultivated for timber.

[After Monterey.]
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Noun1.Monterey pine - tall California pine with long needles in bunches of 3, a dense crown, and dark brown deeply fissured barkMonterey pine - tall California pine with long needles in bunches of 3, a dense crown, and dark brown deeply fissured bark
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
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Take the Monterey Pine: Endangered in its California coastal homeland, it is now thriving in New Zealand, Chile, Australia, Argentina, Kenya, and South Africa.
Quantitative association of bark beetles with pitch canker fungus and effects of verbenone on their semiochemical communication in Monterey pine forests in Northern Spain.
Visit Sand Haven Pines for a huge selection of Monterey pine. Perris; sandhavenpines.com.
The dense woodland that rises more than 900 feet above the heart of San Francisco traces its beginnings to 1886, when Adolph Sutro, a successful mining engineer and former mayor of San Francisco, planted the hill with blue gum eucalyptus, Monterey pine, Monterey cypress and possibly fruit trees and other species.
Beginning in the 1920s, all governments actively subsidized tree plantations of Monterey pine and Douglas fir (exotic species from North America) as a solution to the massive ecological devastation wrought by private landowners' indiscriminate logging and burning of old-growth native forests to clear land for agriculture.
conformis as a predator of an exotic pest (the Monterey pine aphid) found in pine plantations near Shelley; they also note that H.
The twelve tree species include the Gingko tree from China, Weeping Fig from Cambodia, White Mulberry from Australia, Baobab from South Africa, Mango from West Africa, Olive and Weeping Willow from Europe, Kapok from Brazil, Montezuma Cypress from Mexico, Southern Live Oak from SE United States, Monterey Pine from California, and the Lychee tree from Hawaii.
The sales model for Parker Pointe is located at 654 Monterey Pine Drive off Judd Parkway in Fuquay-Varina.
Turning to emerging agents for migraine prophylaxis, she highlighted several novel drugs now in phase II studies: DP-VPA, a valproic acid prodrug being developed by the Israeli company D-Pharm; a botanically sourced compound, MGX-008, that comes from the bark of the Monterey pine and is under development by Migco; an oral leukotriene D, receptor antagonist backed by Lilly; and lacosamide, also known as BGG492, an AMPA/kainate glutamate receptor antagonist under development by Novartis.
Evergreens provide a dense year-round screen, the slightly tender Monterey pine, Pinus radiate, the most widely used.
The gardens also boast the largest Monterey pine tree in the state.
The tallest pine is a 240-foot ponderosa in California, the thickest is the 12-foot-diameter Great Basin bristle-cone in Nevada, and the champion Monterey pine in California has the widest crown spread at 106 feet.--Whit Bronaugh

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