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12A Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 Feather River Bulletin ~: er mn leaves Laura Beaton At the same time, other different colors gracing Staff Writer chemical changes are occur- their limbs. Leaf color may Ibeaton@plumasnews.com ring as well, causing yellow, be affected by sunlight expo: red and even blue pigments sure, causing some leaves to Leaves on deciduous trees to form. turn red while others, in the change color in the fall due Mixturesof pigments cre- shade, remain yellow. to chemical changes that oc- ate the colorful palette of au- Only a few regions in the cur,because of shorter, cold- tumn leaves, world have showy fali dis- er days. In Plumas County there plays. Eastern North Ameri- The process of photosyn-are severalvarieties of trees ca has large forests with thesis takes place in leaf that present brilliant fo- broad-leaved deciduous cells that contain the green liage, trees and favorable weather pigment chlorophyll. Willow, black cottonwood,conditions for vivid fall col- Leaves also contain yel-quaking aspen, big leaf and ors. low and orange pigments silver mapies range from Some areas of western such as carotene. Most of yellow to orange to red and North American also have the year those colors are even purple, bright coloration, such as hidden by the preponder-Mountain dogwood adds mountainous Plumas Coun- ance of chlorophyll, splashes of red while Call- ty. But come fall, leaves stop fornia black oak contributes Eastern Asia and south- producing food and con- an orange hue. Indian western Europe have color- serve energy for the long rhubarb, found along creeks fulfall foliage too. cold winter. The Chlorophyll and wetlands, also adds a breaks down, and the yel- brilliant red to the carpet of Adapted from "Why Leaves lowish colors become visi- leaves. Change Color," Forest Service ble. Some trees have leaves ofb letin 7078, July2001. Brilliant hues of red, orange and yellow grace the front lawn of this downtown Quincy house Oct. 23. Short, crisp days and cold nights bring on chemical changes in leaves that create the gorgeous fall foliage that Plumas County is famous for. Photo by Laura Beaton To send a legal: typesetting@plumasnews.com To send an advertisement: mail@plumasnews.c0m Twin Mattresses from ..................... Queen Sets from........................... $ Clearance Queen imperial 10 Year Englander Pillowtop ............................ 449 $ Clearance Full Imperial 10 Year Englander Pillowtop ................................. 419 800 Density Beautyrest Super Pocketed Coil Springs ,em..~ ] III Beautyrest Classic, Eagleville 10 yr. warranty, queenset ll|TT|R liLl[EP ii O[|IGN~" Dutchess Pillowtop 10 yr. warranty, queen set Natalia Extra Firm or Luxury Firm ,,v 10 yr. warranty Twin Set s339 ~,,,, Set s419 Queen Set~44~ 25 yr. warranty Queen Set NO INTEREST WiTH PAYMENTS FOR ~, MONTHSI* Mother Nature shows her beauty in a vibrant splash of muted fall foliage Oct. 23. Conifers form a soft green backdrop to the autumn colors of deciduous trees in this Quincy landscape. Photo by Laura Beaton John Deere Equipment JOHN D~ERE FR LIVERY for 60 months* on 3005 Compact Tractor or 3320 Compact Tractor with your choice of: 27hp, 4x4, 300 loader with 60" bucket or 60" Rear blade list price =717 NOW =21995. 60" Box Scraper list price s1042 NOW '41 988 only with tractor loader purchase 3320 33hp, 4x4, 300x loader with 60" bucket Frontier Equipment: 64', Rear mounted snow blower Reg *2747 NOW $199500 74" Rear mounted snow blower Reg $3454 NOW*276900 60" Rotary Cutter Mower Reg *2009 NOW $159500 front & rear chains & slip clutch 72" Rotary Cutter Mower Reg *2339 NOW $189500 front & rear chains & slip clutch OPEN Mon-Fri 8-5 pm Hwy 299E Offe~ ends 02/28/2013. Subject to approved credit on Revolving plan, a service of John Deere Financial, f.s.b. Some restrictions apply; other special rates and terms may be available, so see your dealer for details and other financing options. Available at participating dealers Prices and models mayvary by dealer.