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beech

a forest tree of the genus Fagus with glossy oval leaves, thin, smooth, greyish bark and fine-grained wood.
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Diverging trends between heterozygosity and allelic richness during postglacial colonization in the European beech. Genetics 157: 389-397.
"Designers of furniture, doors, millwork and cabinetry find European beech is a kind of blank canvas or a clean slate that can be transformed into a variety of designs, styles and colors," said Doug Martin, president of North American sales and marketing at Pollmeier Inc.
This rich mix of tree species consists of "genuine" light-demanding (Quercus spp.), moderate light-demanding or moderate shade-tolerant (e.g., common ash, sycamore, linden, hornbeam) and "genuine" shade-tolerant (European beech) tree species (Dracea, 1923; Poskin, 1926; Negulescu and Savulescu, 1957; 1965; Sevrin, 1997; Stanescu et al., 1997; Joyce et al., 1998; Balleux, 2005; Sofletea and Curtu, 2007; Lemaire, 2010).
Brambling breed in northern Europe and usually flock in masses in central European beech woods during the winter with small numbers reaching the UK.
In a smaller space, grow a narrow European beech (Fagus sylvatica 'Fastigiata').
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.), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii Mirb.
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.
Both are limited in supply, so the most popular choice is European beech, Beech is fine textured, medium weight, and of reasonable cost.
Ellipse combines European beech and brushed chrome in innovative stands with three boards, each with easy-grip cutout handles.

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