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Al·der

(ahl'dĕr),
Albert von, Swiss hematologist, 1888-1951. See: Alder anomaly, Alder bodies.
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Class T was divided into six levels corresponding to the six red alder trees.
Effects of lean in red alder trees on wood shrinkage and density.
While the majority of the red alder trees harvested in the Pacific Northwest are 12 inches in diameter or less, these Alaska trees regularly top 20 inches in diameter.
Every year, passing visitors aware of the size of these red alder trees, inquire why they have not been logged and the Forest Service occasionally receives a formal request for the trees.
Silviculture management now is aiming at a 20- to 25-year growth cycle, compared with the present 35 to 50 years to get a merchantable alder tree," he says.
There are tangles of alder trees and we have been told by experts that their rootstock could be up to 1,500 years old," says Austen.
The alder trees in the area were once the raw material for the clog industry.
The first frogs are spawning in our garden ponds; crocus and snowdrops can be seen flowering below the catkins of hazel and alder trees.
The valley has stunted alder trees that were once a valuable raw material for the manufacture of clogs.
Bear right (now on another long distance path - the Staffordshire Way) to an idyllic spot where the alder trees look down on the the stepping stones over the brook.
slender trunk of a fallen alder tree wedged between rocks whipped