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Introducing the Research Resource Identification Initiative at PLOS Biology ... - PLoS Blogs (blog)

PLoS Blogs (blog)
Today sees PLOS Biology and PLOS Genetics linking in with an exciting pilot study using the principles set out by a Force11 group, the Research Resource Identification Initiative (#RII). Through the use of unique Resource Identifiers (RRIDs), authors ...

LT science students to create video game on biodiversity - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune
The Field Museum is hosting a Biodiversity Arcade, where students explore the museum collections, research life underneath the deep blue sea and discover the aquatic evolutionary tree of life. Teens will learn to utilize Scratch, a free software ...

Port Botany fire ant baiting to continue, says Katrina Hodgkinson - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Targeted baiting of red imported fire ants will continue this week in the NSW government's efforts to make sure the creepy-crawlies are eradicated from Port Botany. While the unwanted foreigners have been contained to the control area, Primary ...
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Tree and Wood Identification: Red Oak

Blacksburg - United States

Pictures and facts about red oak leaves and wood.

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    WMS Kids' Section: Tree and Wood Identification - Red Oak

Molecular Expressions Tree Collection: Northern Red Oak
United States

Presents microscopic images of Quercus rubra, the Northern Red Oak.
United States

Provides information about the general identification of trees as well as more specific techniques for a limited number of species. Includes information about dendrology.


A resource for beginners and others. Includes a collection of descriptive graphics showing leaves, and buds, with notes.

Tree Identification Expert
United States

Offers software which identifies northern forest trees. Includes details of the trees covered and an FAQ.

Tree Anatomy and Identification -
United States

Article and collection of online resources for identifying trees. Includes an online interview to identify the leaves of fifty common native North American trees.

Quercus falcata var. falcata and var. pagodifolia (Southern Red Oak and Cherrybark Oak)
United States

For each variety, discusses habitat, native range, associated forest cover, and detailed facts on reproduction and growth. Includes distribution maps.

The Red Mangrove-tree Crab
United States

Photographic study of this crustacean by Hugh Mitchell-Tapping with close-ups of various appendages and information and photographs of developing larvae.

The Red-eyed Tree Frog
United States

Research project by Lindsey Bergin providing information on Agalychnis callidryas, its classification, habitat, adaptation, nutrition, reproduction and interaction with other species.

Quercus rubra (Red Oak)

Photos of fruit, leaf, bud, flower, bark, and form.

Red Oak - Quercus rubra
United States

From a site dedicated to common trees of Camp Conestoga.