White Birch

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Related to White Birch: Betula papyrifera
A tree containing betulinol, glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, sesquiterpenes, tannins, volatile oil—e.g., betulin


(Betula alba) Often consumed as a tea; the oil preparation is of alleged value in bladder disorders; sometimes used topically, although its toxicity makes it unsuitable for pediatric patients.
Synonym(s): white birch.
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White birch is not a long-lived tree, seldom exceeding 70 years under the best growing conditions.
Inventory data indicate that white birch is the only underutilized commercial species, relative to growth, that is available for industry expansion in Quebec, Canada.
Howard Balloch is President of White Birch International, a Beijing-based private investment and consulting business, and President of the Canada China Business Council.
SP Newsprint's world-class assets, power generating facilities and recycling organization present a compelling opportunity," said Peter Brant, chairman & chief executive officer, White Birch Paper.
The sale of SP to White Birch will help maximize its value and position SP for continued long-term success.
16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- White Birch Paper Company today announced that it will cease production temporarily at its Stadacona paper mill, in Quebec City, commencing December 9, 2011.
Heikurinen says the white birch wood supply agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources originally awarded to Algoma Mill Works in spring 2001 remain secure.
It is available from stock in 4-ft x 8-ft and 4-ft x 10-ft sheets in the following species: red oak, maple, cherry, white birch, Honduras mahogany, White ash, walnut and white oak.
Richard and Sandra Dixon's garden (shown) is a romantic oasis with its white birch trunks, balcony, roses, rock-strewn arroyo and large oak trees.
Bergerud and Manuel (1968) reported that in Newfoundland white birch (Betula papyrifera) and mountain maple decreased in abundance in areas of excessive moose browsing.
Martus chooses species indigenous to south Jersey, such as pine, tulip-poplar, white birch, maple, oak, and fir.