sweet gale


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sweet gale

n.
A deciduous shrub (Myrica gale) of northern Eurasian and North American wetlands, having clusters of small unisexual flowers and aromatic resinous leaves used medicinally and in brewing.
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The CHD-method values of [r.sup.2], RMAE, MedAPE for the deciduous shrubs compared well with those for the willow, birch, sweet gale, and blue-berry-bearberry-soapberry plant groups, indicating that the aggregation of these plant groups into the deciduous shrub functional type did not result in a decrease in estimation accuracy for aboveground biomass.
(Myricaceae), known commonly as myrique baumier and sweet gale, is an aromatic shrub with broad geographical distribution at higher latitudes in the northern hemisphere.
Tukey's test recognized three significantly different groups based on k: maple and dogwood had the fastest decomposition rates, alder was intermediate in decay, and sweet gale and hemlock were the slowest leaves to decompose.
She said: "Long before the Roman's brought hops to Britain Sweet Gale was widely used to flavour beer but it has never before been used in this way.
It means a lot to me" - trainer Mike Murphy landed the opener with Sweet Gale. In 2007 Limonia gave him a winner with his first runner in the same contest
Murrumbidgee won at Nottingham, while Sweet Gale was successful here, quickening nicely at odds of 14-1.
LINGFIELD: 2.15 Million Percent, 2.45 Star Berry, 3.15 Ben, 3.45 Vegas Boys, 4.15 Sweet Gale, 4.45 Drawback.
Backed from 13-2 to 9-2, the son of Orpen found just enough to repel the challenge of Sweet Gale by a neck and gain an overdue first success.
THE hat-trick-seeking Sweet Gale returns to action after a 410-day absence when carrying top weight for the Sunley Fillies' Handicap (7.30) at Windsor today, having experienced "a few wee problems, but nothing major" since joining Mike Murphy from Jeremy Noseda.
SEB SANDERS consolidated his position at the head of the jockeys' table with a timely treble on Leonard Charles, Swallow Star and Sweet Gale, the trio combining at odds of 287-1 to take his score to 50 for the turf season.
Seb Sanders repeated the dose half an hour later by bringing Sweet Gale up the near side to win the Class 5 7f handicap for Jeremy Noseda.
Lingfield: 2.45 Mighty Kitchener, 3.15 Mister Fips, 3.45 Vegas Boys, 4.15 Sweet Gale, 4.45 Milton's Keen.