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beech

a forest tree of the genus Fagus with glossy oval leaves, thin, smooth, greyish bark and fine-grained wood.

beech

see fagus.
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European beech is also considered by some one of the most important of the European species.
Doug Martin, North American director of sates and marketing for Pollmeier, said European beech has at feast 250 documented end uses in Europe.
imports of European beech are down 4 percent from 2006 Levels, "Total hardwood demand is off around 25 percent due to the stowing housing market--so beech actually increased as a percentage of hardwood lumber usage, tropical as well as temperate," Martin said.
Because of its properties and versatility, European beech is ideal for a wide variety of end uses, including cabinetry, case-goods and RV fixtures, said Jed Miller, Northwest Hardwoods export manager.
There's the beloved European beech tree to the west, its nuts used to make that strange-flavored Beech-Nut chewing gum, its bark resembling the skin of an elephant.
Meyer and Boehme (1997) found increased formaldehyde emissions after 14 days of kiln-drying from green conditions to a target of 8 percent relative moisture content (MC) with the species European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.
LancOme's new "wonder ingredient" - Proxylane, derived from Eastern European beech trees - claims to contain an anti-ageing molecule, specifically designed for woman of around 50.
Ellipse combines European beech and brushed chrome in innovative stands with three boards, each with easy-grip cutout handles.
declines of century-old showpiece European beech trees.
There are trees which speak to us of loss and mourning in their very shape and posture: deodar cedar from the Himalyas, the pendulous European beech and weeping Higan cherry.
Therefore, I conducted a feeding trial using free-roaming red deer (Cervus elaphus), fallow deer (Dama dama), and sika deer (Cervus nippon) to evaluate effects of marcescent leaves on herbivory of European beech (Fagus sylvatica), hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), and common oak (Quercus robur) during winter.

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