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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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type of forest (white fir, red fir, mixed-fir, and pine-cedar), time (month), year, over-winter survival (November 2003-May 2004), and production of cones in autumn1 2003.
7 individual/ha in red fir, mixed-fir, white fir, and pine-cedar forests, respectively).
In most of 2004, monthly estimates of survival in mixed-fir, red fir, and pine-cedar forests remained below those of white fir forests; survival in white fir forests dropped in September.
Spermophilus lateralis were captured in red fir and mixed-fir forests, but captures in the latter were rare and were insufficient for population analyses.
lateralis was abundant only in red fir forests, we removed type of forest from population analyses, and survival was best explained solely by month (Table 2).
quadrimaculatus averaged 5 times higher in mixed-fir forests than in white fir or red fir forests (Fig.
As you climb higher, magnificent red firs, lakes, views, curious marmots
Lodgepoles give way to red firs, and to solitary junipers in rockier spots.
At 6,500 feet, as we entered Sierra Ski Ranch, huge red firs stood dying, and environmental considerations were having their effect on the salvage process.
Columns of Shasta red firs adorned with bright green moss line the 1/2-mile route along a mostly flat and snow-covered road.