Picea rubens


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Related to Picea rubens: Picea engelmannii, Pinus strobus
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Noun1.Picea rubens - medium-sized spruce of eastern North AmericaPicea rubens - medium-sized spruce of eastern North America; chief lumber spruce of the area; source of pulpwood
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
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Para explicar el comportamiento preferencial de las formas de absorcion foliar de N (N[O.sub.3.sup.-] y N[H.sub.4.sup.+]) en los bosques, Lovett y Lindberg (1993) propusieron un indice de intercambio neto de la copa, el cual indica que, en terminos absolutos, el N[O.sub.3.sup.-] se consume en un mayor grado que el [NH.sub.4.sup.+] en diferentes especies forestales, en su mayoria coniferas (Pinus strobus L., Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco, Pinus taeda L., Picea rubens Sarg., Picea abies (L.) Karst., Abies balsamea (L.) Mill., Alnus rubra Bong.
Picea rubens is known for its value in bordering wetlands and watersheds and providing rich wildlife habitat.
Key words: Dendroica virens; foraging behavior; habitat architecture; habitat selection; Maine; neotropical migrants; Picea glauca; Picea rubens; spruce forests; warblers.