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pine

(pīn),
An evergreen coniferous tree of the genus Pinus (family Pinaceae), various species of which yield tar, turpentine, resin, and volatile oils.
[L. pinus, a pine tree]

pine

1. unthriftiness of calves due to nutritional deficiency of copper. There is a stiff gait, painful joints, graying of the haircoat and diarrhea in some. May also be used to describe the unthriftiness caused by nutritional deficiency of cobalt.
2. a tree; see pinus.
3. many other trees are also called pine incorrectly, e.g. 'cypress pine'.

pine needle abortion
see pine needle abortion.
pine lupine
lupinusalbicaulis.
pine oil
an extract from pine trees which is used as an astringent, antiseptic, antitussive and in cattle as an antifoaming agent to treat bloat.
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Whitebark pines take a long time to regenerate naturally, and years of well-intentioned fire suppression have hindered the process.
Although it does not kill every tree it infects, it disfigures most and overcomes young pines quickly.
White Pine continues to lead the way with its CU-SeeMe software," said Joe Mele, president of elemedia.
Here, too, you might see how the destructive Western dwarf mistletoe has invaded Jeffrey pines and other conifers.
It also called for cooperation between agencies charged with managing the jack pines, along with the corporations who profit from harvesting them.
Grazing, followed by the United States Forest Service's decades-long policy of putting out forest fires, has let the Ponderosa pines get the upper hand.
For additional information, contact White Pine in the US at 1-800-241-PINE or contact a local White Pine distributor.
Because it's often difficult to build roads up mountainsides to reach lodgepole forests, and because the relatively small-diameter tree is not worth much at the mill, society seldom takes much notice of stand-replacement burns in lodgepole pine forests--unless a national park is burning.
Pines, who was city attorney for eight years ending in 1981, said he has not decided yet whether to endorse Hahn or Stein in next year's contest.
With this much interest in Internet gaming and now armed with a marketing budget, Torrey Pines believes it could receive over 100 million hits in its first year.
The planting is part of TNC's long-range goal of replacing slash pine, which is poorly suited for the sandy soils here, with more than a million longleaf pines that will cover some five square miles.
Pines - a former city attorney - has agreed to assist Deputy Mayor Robin Kramer in reviewing Keeley's actions.