mountain wood

mountain wood

[′mau̇nt·ən ‚wu̇d]
(geology)
A compact, fibrous, gray to brown type of asbestos which has an appearance similar to dry wood. Also known as rock wood.
A fibrous clay mineral; for example, sepiolite or palygorskite.
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In this area, Rocky Mountain spotted fever is spread by American Dog Ticks, brown dog ticks and Rocky Mountain wood ticks (Dermacentor andersoni).
Seven common human-biting species of ticks endemic to the United States are the American dog tick, blacklegged tick, brown dog tick, Gulf Coast tick, Lone Star tick, Rocky Mountain wood tick, and the western blacklegged tick.
the deer tick), American dog tick, Rocky Mountain wood tick, the Lone Star tick, and the Gulf Coast tick.
Hunter's Specialties wants to make sure you're ready to head for the turkey woods with the Drummin' Thunder kit First, you'll receive the Loco Crow call--a reed call built with Green Mountain wood.
OUR MAN MOUNTAIN Wood receives the ball amid a stunning backdrop at England training yesterday
andersoni Stiles (Rocky Mountain wood tick) in the West, but other tick species have been implicated, including A.
After holding two public hearings, selectmen voted 4-0 to issue logging permits to John Clarke, Rocky Mountain Wood Co.
I am happy to hear from Smoky Mountain Wood Carvers that a number of you have ordered one.
The species most often associated with tick paralysis in the United States and Canada are the Rocky Mountain wood tick (D.
Three ixodid tick species are important vectors in the United States: the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), the Rocky Mountain wood tick (D.
Health officials had presumed that the fever spreads exclusively through American dog ticks and Rocky Mountain wood ticks--species that typically feed on wild rodents and other small mammals, including dogs.
In the eastern United States, the usual vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, while in the West the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, predominates.