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Betula lenta

Silviculture of birch (Betula pendula Roth and Betula pubescens Ehrh.) in northern Europe

The growth potential of downy birch (Betula pubescens (Ehrh.)) in Ireland

Genetic transformation of silver birch (Betula pendula) by particle bombardment

Effects of winter temperatures on two birch (Betula) species

Hydraulic responses to environmental perturbations in Tsuga canadensis and Betula lenta

Patterns of shoot mortality in Betula platyphylla in northern Japan

Waterlogging in late dormancy and the early growth phase affected root and leaf morphology in Betula pendula and Betula pubescens seedlings

Influence of Elevated CO2 and O3 on Betula pendula Roth Crown Structure

Elevation of night-time temperature increases terpenoid emissions from Betula pendula and Populus tremula

Effects of aluminium on the growth and mineral composition of Betula pendula Roth

A review of the promises and constraints of breeding silver birch (Betula pendula Roth) in Finland

Factors influencing tree species diversity and Betula alleghaniensis establishment in silvicultural openings

Potential for the improvement of silver birch (Betula pendula Roth.) in Scotland

Morphological Variation among Betula nana (diploid), B. pubescens (tetraploid) and their Triploid Hybrids in Iceland

Modelling the Masting Behaviour of Betula platyphylla var. japonica using the Resource Budget Model

Biochemical acclimation patterns of Betula pendula and Pinus sylvestris seedlings to elevated carbon dioxide concentrations


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(birches; family Betulaceae)

A genus of fast-growing and light-de-manding trees, some of which provide valuable, pale timber. Male flowers are borne in catkins, female flowers in clusters; and there is no perianth. The fruit is a small, winged nut. There are about 60 species, occurring in the northern temperate and Arctic regions.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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