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This atlas explores the continental-scale relations between the geographic ranges of woody plant species and climate in North America. A 25-km equal-area grid of modern climatic and bioclimatic parameters was constructed from instrumental weather records. The geographic distributions of selected tree and shrub species were digitized, and the presence or absence of each species was determined for each cell on the 25-km grid, thus providing a basis for comparing climatic data and species' distributions. ... [Information of the supplier]
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This guide provides photographs and descriptions of biological control (or biocontrol) agents of insect, disease and weed pests in North America. It is also a tutorial on the concept and practice of biological control and integrated pest management (IPM). [Information of the supplier]
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Biological Control is the human use of beneficial organisms such as predators, parasites, or disease to regulate populations of harmful organisms such as insect pests. Click on topics to the left to find out more about biological control (biocontrol) and beneficial insects. [Information of the supplier]
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The Biota of North America Program (BONAP) of the North Carolina Botanical Garden, at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, was founded in 1969 by Dr. John Kartesz. The program's goal is to develop a unified digital system for assessing the North American biota. The BONAP database now includes data for all vascular plants and vertebrate species (native, naturalized, and adventive) of North America, north of Mexico. Our goal is to maintain the taxonomic, nomenclatural, and biogeographic ... [Information of the supplier]
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BIRDNET provides information about ornithology, the scientific study of birds. The site is a service of the Ornithological Council, a public information organization established and supported by eleven North American professional ornithological societies. [Information of the supplier]
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2018-07-21 — 2018-07-25, Rochester
"Botany 2018" will be held in Rochester, Minnesota on July 21 - 25, 2018. Societies participating in Botany 2018 will include the: American Fern Society, American Society of Plant Taxonomists, International Association for Plant Taxonomy, Society for Herbarium Curators, Canadian Botanical Asociation/L’Association Botanique du Canada and Botanical Society of America. In preparation for Botany 2018 we are now soliciting proposals for workshops. Submission deadline: Friday, January 5th, 2018. [Information of the supplier]
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Butterflies and Moths of North America is a searchable database of butterfly and moth records in the United States and Mexico. Over 2,800 species are recorded in this database. [Information of the supplier]
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The department was established in 1862 and is one of the largest entomology collections in North America. It contains about 10,000,000 curated specimens, representing all orders, nearly all families, and approximately 250,000 species (Coleoptera (beetles), Embiidina (web spinners), Diptera (flies), Hymenoptera (ants, bees and wasps), Neuropteroida and Arachnida (spiders)). The Department of Entomology maintains two databases of the arthropod collections. [Information of the supplier, modified]
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The Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden has completed cataloging its gymnosperms from North America north of Mexico. These records represent those specimens collected in Greenland, Canada, and the United States (excluding Hawaii), and include non-native species cultivated in North America. Records of the following families are available for searching: Araucariaceae, Cephalotaxaceae, Cupressaceae, Ginkgoaceae, Pinaceae, Podocarpaceae, Taxaceae. [Information of the supplier]
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The Catalogue of New World Grasses (CNWG) is an on-going project led by agrostologists from five institutions to database, using TROPICOS, and link all nomenclature, types, synonymy, current taxonomy, and distribution for grasses occurring from Alaska and Greenland to Tierra del Fuego. This is presented in the context of a new suprageneric classification. The taxonomy accepted by CNWG is derived from contributions by collaborating specialists, or from consultation of literature and specimens by the ... [Information of the supplier]
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