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A Bonferroni Z-test on the combined data indicated that juneberry, red maple, mountain maple, paper birch, red-osier dogwood, and quaking aspen were eaten more than available in summer.
The white coloring of paper birch bark helps make up for its lack of insulating thickness by reflecting sunlight and reducing the potential for damage.
Concerning board quality, as the majority of the hardwood lumber traded in North America that is remanufactured into other products, paper birch lumber is commonly classified according to the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA 2007) rules.
More recently, scientists at NaturNorth Technologies of Duluth, Minnesota, have been investigating the medicinal properties of betulin, a powdery substance that occurs in the bark of the white paper birch tree (Betula papyrifera).
Wang says his four-year research program will analyze paper birch and its potential as an alternative hardwood.
Balsam fir is the dominant species while black spruce, white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss), and paper birch are also important components of the forest.
Eighteen pin cherry, 10 yellow birch, and 10 paper birch trees were harvested and dissected for standard allometric analysis.
Bark from the paper birch tree is just about perfect for making stuff.
Paper birch (Betula papyrifera), with bark that peels off in white sheets, grows well throughout the Northwest, the Rockies, and California's mountains.
While paper birch (Betula papyrifera) is the most commonly tapped birch, all birches in the Betula genus will work.