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Ulmus 'Sapporo Autumn Gold'
Ulmus
Ulmus
' Sapporo
Sapporo
Autumn Gold' is one of the most commercially successful hybrid elm cultivars ever marketed, widely planted across North America and western Europe, although it has now been largely supplanted by more recent introductions.[1] Arising from a chance crossing of the Japanese elm (female parent) and Siberian elm, seed was sent in 1958 by Prof
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Ulmus
East Coker, Somerset, UK.Scientific classification Kingdom: PlantaeClade: AngiospermsClade: EudicotsClade: RosidsOrder: RosalesFamily: UlmaceaeGenus: Ulmus L.SpeciesSeeList of Elm
Elm
species List of Elm
Elm
cultivars, hybrids and hybrid cultivars List of Elm
Elm
synonyms and accepted namesElms are deciduous and semi-deciduous trees comprising the flowering plant genus Ulmus in the plant family Ulmaceae. The genus first appeared in the Miocene
Miocene
geological period about 20 million years ago, originating in what is now central Asia.[1] These trees flourished and spread over most of the Northern Hemisphere, inhabiting the temperate and tropical-montane regions of North America
North America
and Eurasia, presently ranging southward across the Equator into Indonesia. Elms are components of many kinds of natural forests
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Dominion Arboretum
The Dominion Arboretum
Arboretum
is located at the Central Experimental Farm
Central Experimental Farm
of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Canada
in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Originally begun in 1889 the Arboretum
Arboretum
covers about 26 ha of rolling land between Prince of Wales Drive, Dow's Lake
Dow's Lake
and the Rideau Canal. Carleton University
Carleton University
is located at the opposite side of the Canal
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Canberra
Canberra
Canberra
(/ˈkænbrə/ ( listen), /-bərə/)[9] is the capital city of Australia. With a population of 403,468,[1] it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), 280 km (170 mi) south-west of Sydney, and 660 km (410 mi) north-east of Melbourne. A resident of Canberra
Canberra
is known as a "Canberran". Although Canberra
Canberra
is the capital and seat of government, many federal government ministries have secondary seats in state capital cities, as do the Governor-General and the Prime Minister. The site of Canberra
Canberra
was selected for the location of the nation's capital in 1908 as a compromise between rivals Sydney
Sydney
and Melbourne, Australia's two largest cities
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White-letter Hairstreak
The white-letter hairstreak (Satyrium w-album) is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.Contents1 Appearance and behaviour 2 Distribution 3 United Kingdom 4 Life cycle and food plants 5 References 6 See alsoAppearance and behaviour[edit] A dark little butterfly that spends the majority of its life in the tree tops, feeding on honeydew, making it best observed through binoculars. The uppersides are a dark brown with a small orange spot in the bottom corner of the hindwing. The male has a small pale spot on the forewings made up of scent scales. The undersides are a lighter brown with a thin white line, the "hairstreak", which gives this group of butterflies their name. On the hindwing this streak zigzags to form a letter W (or M) from which this species gets its name. The outer edge of the hindwing has an orange border, but there is no orange on the forewings as on the similar black hairstreak and there are two short tails on the hindwings
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Denis Thatcher
Sir
Sir
Denis Thatcher, 1st Baronet, MBE, TD (10 May 1915 – 26 June 2003) was a British businessman and the husband of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. He is the last person outside the British royal family to have been awarded an hereditary title, which he was granted in 1990.Contents1 Early life 2 War record 3 Marriages3.1 Margaret Doris Kempson 3.2 Margaret Thatcher4 Career 5 Public life and perceptions 6 Illness and death 7 Publications 8 Honours 9 References 10 External linksEarly life[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Clifton, Bristol
Clifton is both a suburb of Bristol, England, and the name of one of the city's thirty-five council wards. The Clifton ward also includes the areas of Cliftonwood
Cliftonwood
and Hotwells
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Bexhill-on-Sea
Bexhill-on-Sea
Bexhill-on-Sea
(often simply Bexhill) is a seaside town situated in the county of East Sussex
East Sussex
in South East England
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East Sussex
East Sussex
Sussex
is a county in South East England. It is bordered by the counties of Kent
Kent
to the north and east, Surrey
Surrey
to the north west and West Sussex
West Sussex
to the west, and to the south by the English Channel.Contents1 History 2 Governance 3 Geography3.1 Geology 3.2 Climate 3.3 Relief and drainage 3.4 Settlements4 Economy and demography 5 Politics 6 Landmarks 7 Transport7.1 Roads 7.2 Railways 7.3 Footpaths8 Education 9 See also 10 References 11 External linksHistory[edit] Main article: History of Sussex East Sussex
Sussex
is part of the historic county of Sussex, which has its roots in the ancient kingdom of the South Saxons, who established themselves there in the 5th century AD, after the departure of the Romans. Archaeological remains are plentiful, especially in the upland areas
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River Ouse, Yorkshire
The River Ouse (/ˈuːz/ OOZ) is a river in North Yorkshire, England. Hydrologically, the river is a continuation of the River Ure, and the combined length of the River Ure
River Ure
and River Ouse makes it, at 129 miles (208 km), the sixth longest river of the United Kingdom and (including the Ure) the longest to flow entirely in one county. The length of the Ouse alone is about 52 miles (84 km). The river is formed at the confluence of the River Ure
River Ure
and the much smaller Ouse Gill Beck at Cuddy Shaw Reach near Linton-on-Ouse, about six miles downstream of the confluence of the River Swale
River Swale
with the River Ure
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York
York
York
(/ˈjɔːrk/ ( listen)) is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England. The municipality is the traditional county town of the historic county of Yorkshire
Yorkshire
to which it gives its name. The city has a rich heritage and has provided the backdrop to major political events in England throughout much of its two millennia of existence. The city offers a wealth of historic attractions, of which York Minster is the most prominent, and a variety of cultural and sporting activities making it a popular tourist destination. The city was founded by the Romans as Eboracum
Eboracum
in 71 AD. It became the capital of the Roman province
Roman province
of Britannia Inferior, and later of the kingdoms of Northumbria
Northumbria
and Jórvík
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Hans M. Heybroek
Hans M. Heybroek
Hans M. Heybroek
(born 1927, Bussum)[1] is a Dutch botanist best known for his researches into the genus Ulmus at the Dorschkamp Research Institute for Forestry & Landscape Planning. Until his retirement in 1992, he was responsible for the raising and release of numerous elm hybrid cultivars, notably 'Columella'. Specializing in phytopathology, Heybroek also investigated the Coral Spot fungus Nectria cinnabarina
Nectria cinnabarina
in elm. In 1960 he travelled to the Kashmir
Kashmir
to search for a frost-hardy form of the Himalayan Elm Ulmus wallichiana as a source of anti-fungal genes, for use in the Dutch elm research programme. Publications[edit]Aims and criteria in elm breeding in the Netherlands. In H. Gerhold et al., eds. (1966). Breeding pest-resistant trees
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Istituto Per La Protezione Delle Piante
The Istituto per la Protezione delle Piante (IPP), or 'Institute of Plant Protection', is part of the Food Department of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR; "Italian National Research
Research
Council"), an Italian government organization with the aim of supporting scientific and technological research. IPP has four bases in Italy: Turin, Florence, Portici, and Bari. The mission of IPP is the study of stress factors in plants, to identify resistance mechanisms and methods of defence against biotic and abiotic stress protection in order to improve the quality and quantity of agricultural food production in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner
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Ottawa
Ottawa
Ottawa
(/ˈɒtəwə/ ( listen) or /-wɑː/; French pronunciation: ​[ɔtawa]) is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River
Ottawa River
in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. Ottawa
Ottawa
borders Gatineau, Quebec; the two form the core of the Ottawa– Gatineau
Gatineau
census metropolitan area (CMA) and the National Capital Region (NCR).[12] As of 2016, Ottawa
Ottawa
had a city population of 934,243 and a metropolitan population of 1,323,783 making it the fourth-largest city and the fifth-largest CMA in Canada. Founded in 1826 as Bytown, and incorporated as Ottawa
Ottawa
in 1855, the city has evolved into the political centre of Canada
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Nogent-sur-Vernisson
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Nogent-sur-Vernisson
Nogent-sur-Vernisson
is a commune in the Loiret
Loiret
department in north-central France. It has a population of approximately 2,000 (2012)
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Holden Arboretum
The Holden Arboretum, in Kirtland, Ohio, is one of the largest arboreta and botanical gardens in the United States, with more than 3,600 acres (1,500 ha), including 600 acres (240 ha) devoted to collections and gardens. Diverse natural areas and ecologically sensitive habitats make up the rest of the holdings. Holden's collections includes 9,400 different kinds of woody plants, representing 79 plant families. Specializing in the woody plants that can be grown in the climate of northern Ohio, Holden has a number of specimens obtained during wilderness collection trips, particularly to China
China
and Korea
Korea
near the 40th parallel, areas with a similar climate to Northeast Ohio. Many Trees like Dawn Redwoods are planted there. Holden is home to two National Natural Landmarks, accessed by guided hikes, and is a Midwest representative for The Center for Plant Conservation
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