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(ahl'dĕr),
Albert von, Swiss hematologist, 1888-1951. See: Alder anomaly, Alder bodies.
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Fast growing red alder grows principally in the Pacific Northwest, but its appeal goes far beyond its native region, with sales booming around the world, particularly in China.
in Kent, WA, has been in the red alder business for more than 30 years.
An association between alder and blood is revealed in the religious practices of several peoples.
Another widespread point of view prefers 'blood' as the original meaning of leppa, later lending its name to alder for the red sap of the tree.
This older alder is growing on the west side of Jumilla Avenue between Strathern Street and Roscoe Boulevard in Canoga Park.
Though the quality of a Douglas-fir log is fairly uniform throughout, the center of an alder log tends to be pithy and therefore not desirable as furniture material.
Still, out in the great conifer forests of the Pacific Northwest, such timber giants as the Weyerhaeuser Company are seriously studying the feasibility of starting plantations of red alder - a tree that Northwest loggers traditionally have regarded with all the enthusiasm of a farmer contemplating a pasture full of thistles.
Making use of the networks of our employees has proved to be the best method of recruitment," says Mats Alders.
Another reason is the fact that we have concentrated solely on recruiting the best consultants", says Mats Alders.
In the United States and Canada, other alders include sitka alder (Alnus sinuate), which is mostly shrub size in the areas where it grows in the United States and Canada, but tree-sized in the higher elevations of Oregon and in Alaska.
While alder is an excellent fuel, the wood is considered too valuable to be used for firewood.
Health chiefs want to rotate Alder Hey by 90 degrees, rebuilding on half of its existing site and half of the park in West Derby