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Utilization of black locust

John Brown Cuno

Utilization of black locust

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locust trees.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John B. Cuno ...
    SeriesU. S. Dept. of agriculture. Circular -- no. 131., Circular (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 131.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD397.L6 C8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16802992M
    LC Control Number30001238

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cuno, J.B. (John Brown), Utilization of black locust. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, The greatest obstacle to more extensive cultivation and utilization of black locust is the locust borer, Oyllene robiicae, a black or brown and yellow-striped, long Cited by: 5.

The recent years, interest is attracted in the utilization of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) timber large quantities that are expected to be harvested and enter the market the coming years, since this species was included in the proposed and financed species for cultivation by the European Size: 71KB.

Utilization of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) leaf meal by rabbits. Groups of 10 weanling New Zealand White rabbits were given pelleted diets with 40% forage supplied by lucerne or black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) leaves for 21 by: 2.

The flowers are important sources of food for honeybees. In Hungary, Black Locust is the basis of commercial honey production. The high-density wood is the most rot resistant wood we can grow in our climate, making it an ideal material for fenceposts, hope poles, outdoor furniture, decks, and other projects that require weatherproof materials.

The total area of Scots pine stands is 21, ha, of Black locust it is 17, ha, which corresponds to and % of the total forest-covered area.

Scots pine is partly. The chapter on black locust as bee forage, by B. Keresztesi (pp. ), includes details of nectar and honey yields, and of Hungarian honey exports in The book will be a valuable reference work, especially for readers working in forestry and the timber e˜CENTREQUAD˜D.G.

Lowe. ISBN: Species averaged % in crude protein; black alder, black locust, honeylocust and poplar were over 20%. Only black locust and honeylocust had crude protein percentages higher than 20% with regrowth. The black locust is reforesting much of the logged out areas of Europe that have been logged out for centuries.

It's also a renewable resource for them since it's so easy to regrow. It's such an aggressive, persistant tree that it continually replants itself. Black locust is the national tree of Hungary and the basis of their forestry industry.

Comments: Black Locust is a very hard and strong wood, competing with Hickory (Carya genus) as the strongest and stiffest domestic timber: but with more stability and rot resistance.

Although it shares a similar common name with Honey Locust, the two aren’t in the same genus, (Robinia and Gleditsia, respectively). Black Locust tends to be.

Black locust is not native to the coastal plain of Virginia, but was exported by the native population for use in making bows and other objects in pre-European-contact North : Wesley Greene. Black Locust – Robinia pseudoacacia Conservation Practice Job Sheet NH Black Locust Black locust has been planted in many temperate climates and is naturalized throughout the United States, within and outside of its historical range, and in some parts of Europe.

Black locust is an early successional plant, preferring. The Black Locust book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Jane is still learning her craft and honing her skills learnt from /5. There is a legend about the tenacity of the black locust mentioned in the book Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier. Supposedly the tree has such a. The small body of literature published indicates that this mycorrhizal association interacts with symbiotic N 2 -fixation, greatly enhancing the ecological and physiological performance of Black Locust by improving its rate of growth, nutrition status and resistance to stress conditions, such as drought and salt and heavy metal accumulation.

But there is a red flag behind the pretty flowers. In his book A Manual of Poisonous Plants, Professor Pammel points out assorted poisonous properties of black 57 notes that the bark, leaves, and flowers are poisonous. On page 64 he says that, “Toxic honey has been gathered from the flowers ”, and on page 66 he says the flowers produce toxic nectar.

Importing black locust from Germany may be preferable to brining Ipe from S America. But having the option of a domestic hardwood suitable for outdoor products would be ideal. For two years we have been evaluating black locust for use as bench slats. As of right now, having a reliable domestic source of quality black locust is the challenge.

INTRODUCTION Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) is a nitrogen-fixing legume, native to southeastern North America and now naturalized extensively in the temperate regions of North America, Europe, and tree is useful but underutilized for lumber, poles, wood fiber, land reclamation, beekeeping, fuel and forage.

It grows very rapidly survives droughts and severe winters, tolerates. Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) is one of the most important cross-continental dispersal legumes for restoration efforts across the world.

Black locust is believed to have originated in North America, been transported to Europe in the 17th century, and then spread to Asia in the last century (Sabo ; Ren et al.

The edible blossoms should not be understated. They're like tree-candy in the spring. Yum. The black locust is a significant tree for reforestation, I'd say. Here in part of its native range (Southern Appalachians) when you walk through the forests -- many of which have been logged at some point over the last century -- you see many standing dead locust trees.

Megacyllene robiniae, commonly known as the locust borer, is a species of longhorn beetle endemic to eastern North America. It is a serious pest of Robinia pseudoacacia, the black locust Family: Cerambycidae.

Black locust Robinia pseudoacacia Black locust is native to the southern Appalachians and the Ozarks, where it occurs on slopes and forest edges. It has been planted in 48 states and was noted as spreading in jack pine barrens in Michigan as early as It tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, and spreads clonally as well as by Size: KB.

Usually with black locust the wood is so strong it can handle having some hollow parts inside making round fence posts made from 4" to 6" fine and ideal for garden posts, borders, etc.

The typical black locust that "Farmer Joe" planted way back because of erosion would produce timber that would likely not be straight enough to remove pith.

Alternatively, use sharp pruning shears to cut 6- to inch cuttings from suckers growing off the black locust. Suckers are offshoots that the tree sends out, either from the trunk or existing branches.

As you collect cuttings, cut an angle in the end growing closest to the trunk. Place your black locust cuttings in dry sand for three weeks.

Range map for Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia). PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State. The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

T he black locust tree, Robinia pseudoacacia, is famous for producing a fruity and fragrant honey that ranges from water white to lemon yellow to yellowish green.A batch of monofloral black locust honey with little cross-contamination from other flowers can be as clear as a glass jar.

The honey is high in fructose so it can be stored for long periods without crystallizing. Figure —Black locust is a particularly good tree to plant about the farm to stop erosion and put idle land to use.

A, Planting black locust, white and red oaks, and honeysuckle vines on the sloped banks o£ a large farm gully. In the deep richer soils black walnut and. of results for "black locust honey" Price and other details may vary based on size and color Raw Locust Honey by the Beekeeper's Daughter - lb Jar ( pound).

Herb: Black Locust Latin name: Robinia pseudoacacia Family: Leguminosae Medicinal use of Black Locust: Febrifuge. The flowers are antispasmodic, aromatic, diuretic, emollient and laxative. They are cooked and eaten for the treatment of eye ailments. The flower is. The Black Locust is the only species of locust that is important for its timber.

The wood is often used for fence posts and hardwood lumber, and is also valued as a source of fuel. It is widely planted throughout the Eastern United States and parts of Europe for various reasons including erosion control and to increase soil fertility via nitrogen fixation (7).

Use Black Locust wood for those items intended for rites of defense, blessing, cursing, fertility and power (13). Use the thorn of Black Locust to fill witch bottles, as an awl for ritual leatherworks, and as pins in poppets or other baneful magics. Use what grows around us for your works, and fuel your magic with the power of our bioregion.

Black locust trees combine strength, rot resistance, high heat value and fast growth. Take a look at the growth rings on this dead locust I cut down at my place. CORRECTION: I. Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) is a tree in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family is native to the southeastern United States, but has been widely planted and naturalized elsewhere in temperate North America, Europe and Asia and is considered an invasive species in some al: Robinia pseudoacacia.

Black Locust immediately produced visible results on my skin and quickly weaved its way into my heart with each day of use, reminding me that even a woman with the most finicky of skin can find a facial oil that sets her soul ablaze.

Black locust should be accurately identified before attempting any control measures. If identification of the species is in doubt, the plant's identity should be confirmed by a knowledgeable individual and/or by consulting appropriate books. Robinia pseudoacacia, commonly known in its native territory as black locust, is a medium-sized hardwood deciduous tree, belonging to the tribe is endemic to a few small areas of the United States, but it has been widely planted and naturalized elsewhere in temperate North America, Europe, Southern Africa and Asia and is considered an invasive species in some : Fabaceae.

Toxicity of Black Locust The leaves, bark and wood of Black Locust are poisonous to both people and livestock. Ma Question I have a customer who wants locust fence posts, and claims to have horses that will chew on the fencing.

He is concerned that the wood may be poisonous to them. Print book: National government publication: English: Rev. Jan. View all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Black locust -- United States. Wood -- United States. Black locust. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

1, x BLACK LOCUST WHITE FRAGRANT BLOOMS TREE SEED R. pseudoacacia feet TALL. The black locust, insists its harvester Blue Sky, “is a much maligned tree.” A native of the central Appalachians and Ozark Mountains, it has extended its range into New England, where it is considered to be invasive.

In particular, it has become abundant in north-central Massachusetts where Blue Sky lives and logs. He, however, has [ ]. Robinia pseudoacacia Family: Leguminosae Black Locust Robinia is a genus of about 10 species native to eastern North America and Mexico.

The genus Robinia is named for Jean Robin () and his son Vespasian Robin (), herbalists to kings of France and first to cultivate locust in Europe. Robinia kelseyi-Kelsey Locust.The honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), also known as the thorny locust or thorny honeylocust, is a deciduous tree in the family Fabaceae, native to central North America where it is mostly found in the moist soil of river valleys.

Honey locust is highly adaptable to different environments, has been introduced worldwide, and is an aggressive invasive : Fabaceae.Black locust poisoning: Introduction.

Black locust poisoning: The black locust is a large deciduous tree which has long clusters of scented flowers and flat fruit pods. The young leaves, seeds and inner bark contain various chemicals (robin, robinine and robitin) which can be toxic if large quantities are eaten.