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a genus of evergreen conifers of the family Taxodiaceae. The crown is narrowly pyramidal. The leaves are linear-lanceolate, sharp-pointed, more or less spirally arranged, and shining. The cones are 3–4 cm long, roundish ovate, with greatly reduced seeds; they mature in the first year and do not fall off the tree. The seeds are narrowly winged. There are two known species. Cunninghamia konishil is native to Taiwan. The China fir (C. lanceolata) is widely distributed in the temperate regions of China, where its soft, lightweight, aromatic, and rot-resistant wood is used for buildings and various wood products. The China fir is cultivated as an ornamental on the Black Sea Shore of the Caucasus, where it grows and propagates well.


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Description : The project aims to afforest 7,700 ha of barren land with Sapindus and Chinese fir and to rehabilitate 2,300 ha of existing stands.
Two methods, an ovendry slicing method and an X-ray scanning method, were used to examine moisture gradients in wood during the drying of Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata).
Specific topics include a novel polymer-supported catalyst for preparing sydiopolystyrene, the effects of disperse dyes on dyeing ethylated Chinese fir powder, the accumulation of heavy metals by wetland plants with different root systems in a karst mountainous area, analyzing the ductility performance of reinforced concrete coupling beams in shear wall structure, and producing biogas by the mesophilic fermentation of Conyza canadensis.
Domestic log prices in China on the other hand, continued their upward trend with Chinese fir log prices being up 13 percent from 4Q/11 to 4Q/12 to reach an all-time high, according to the WRQ.
The new Core Root Crafts collection of bowls, platters and vases is created from the roots and stumps of a species of Chinese Fir called Shan Mu.
14th Chinese Fir 440 yards, par 4 2011 scoring stats - eagles: 0; birdies: 64; pars: 191; bogeys: 37; double bogeys or worse: 4 Difficulty ranking: 8 The fairway is lined by evergreens, but this is the only hole on the course without a single bunker.
Chinese fir is one of the main mimosa tree species in the south of China.
Not only is bamboo the fastest-growing plant on the planet, stronger than steel, and its roots can reduce soil erosion by up to 75%, it can also capture carbon faster than similar fast-growing tree species such as Chinese fir and eucalyptus when properly managed, according to Coosje Hoogendoorn, director-general of International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR), based in Beijing, China.
28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE) ("Sino-Forest"), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sino-Panel (China) Investments Limited has entered into a Master Agreement for the Purchase of Pine and Chinese Fir Plantation Forests (the "Guizhou Master Agreement") with Guizhou Sen Li Industry Company Limited ("Guizhou Sen Li"), which will act as the authorized agent for the original forest rights holders.
Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lambert) Hooker -- CHINESE FIR.
Clonal propagation of forest trees has been practiced for centuries, especially with easy-to-propagate species such as poplars, Chinese fir, and several species of eucalyptus.

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