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  Beech Mountain Realty and Rentals
Economy and deluxe mountain accommodations for your Beech vacation.
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Beech Mountain is named after the predominance of Beech trees that grow here.
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  Fagus grandifolia E h rh
Beech is found generally within two principal soil groups: the gray-brown podzolic (Hapludalf) and the laterite (Acrorthox) and is prevalent on podzols; it is seldom found on limestone soils except at the western edge of its range.
Beech bark disease is initiated when yet another scale insect, the beech scale, Cryptococcus fagisuga, attacks the bark of beech trees and renders it susceptible to bark canker fungi of the genus Nectria (3,33).
Beech mast is palatable to a large variety of birds and mammals, including mice, squirrels, chipmunks, fl bear, deer, foxes, ruffed grouse, ducks, and bluejays.
www.na.fs.fed.us /spfo/pubs/silvics_manual/volume_2/fagus/grandifolia.htm   (3985 words)

  BEECH - LoveToKnow Article on BEECH   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The conn.exion of the beech with the graphic arts is supposed to have originated in the fact that the ancient Runic tablets were formed of thin boards of beech-wood.
The beech is one of the largest British trees, particularly on chalky or sandy soils, native in England fromYorkshire southwards, and planted in Scotland and Ireland.
The beech has a remarkable power of holding the ground where the soil is congenial, and the deep shade prevents the growth of other trees.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BE/BEECH.htm   (702 words)

 botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Beech - Herb Profile and Information
The Beech is one of the largest British trees, especially on chalky and sandy soil.
On the Continent Beech is used for parquet flooring, wood pavement and bentwood furniture, and very extensively as fuel for domestic heating, as its heating power surpasses that of most other timber.
Fences of young Beech trees may be employed with advantage in flower gardens, as their leaves generally remain on the branches during the winter and screen the young plants.
www.botanical.com /botanical/mgmh/b/beech-27.html   (731 words)

 beech on Encyclopedia.com
The principal genera— Castanea (chestnut and chinquapin), Fagus (beech), and Quercus (oak, including the cork oak)—form a dominant part of temperate woodland vegetation and are highly valued throughout the world for hardwood timber.
The beeches have distinctive smooth, silvery gray bark and pale green leaves that turn golden in autumn and are often winter-persistent.
The blue, or water, beech is an American hornbeam of the birch family.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/b1/beech.asp   (667 words)

 Olive Ann Mellor Beech   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beech fell ill in 1940, and was hospitalized for almost a year, Mrs.
Beech relied on her many years of key business experience and immediately took over the reins of the company until her husband was able to come back to work.
Beech was elected to the board of directors of Raytheon.
www.hill.af.mil /museum/history/oabeech.htm   (400 words)

 Beech Bark Disease Pub   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beech is relatively shade tolerant and often is outcompeted by other species in large canopy gaps where the ground is exposed to sunlight during much of the day.
In areas where beech is a dominant species, planting or encouraging the regeneration of other tree species before beech scale reaches your area increases reforestation options, and can soften the impact of the eventual loss of most large beech in the area.
The effect of beech bark disease on the growth and survival of beech in northern hardwoods.
forestry.msu.edu /msaf/ForestInfo/Health/BBdisease.htm   (4508 words)

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Beech trees are typical of the hardwood forests of the eastern United States.
The American beech can be found in Lake and Cook counties, the southern fourth of the state, and extending along the eastern border from Vermilion County south.
Beeches are slow-growing and may attain an age of 300 to 400 years.
www.inhs.uiuc.edu /chf/pub/surveyreports/jan-feb97/beech.html   (467 words)

 TVA: Beech Reservoir   (Site not responding. Last check: )
TVA monitored Beech Reservoir annually from 1993 through 1996 to establish baseline data on ecological health under a range of weather and flow conditions.
Beech Reservoir is located on the Beech River in west Tennessee.
Beech is one of a cluster of eight small reservoirs located on the Beech River and its tributaries.
www.tva.gov /environment/ecohealth/beech.htm   (563 words)

 Beech Bark Disease - February 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 2001, it was determined that beech trees in Michigan were being killed by the BBD complex.
The beech scale (Cryptococcus fagisuga) was first discovered in Ohio in 1985 at the Holden Arboretum in Geauga and Lake Counties.
Some beech trees died or snapped off in windstorms, consistent with the disease, but the fungal component remained absent from the trees.
www.dnr.state.oh.us /forestry/Health/beechbarkdisease.htm   (456 words)

 Protecting the beech tree: Bark disease takes root
The biggest losses from beech bark disease are on nearly pure stands of beeches in forests, where monitoring and treatment are difficult.
Beech bark disease, which is moving across North America, is believed to have arrived on the continent with an imported ornamental European beech at Nova Scotia, Canada, about 1890.
Beech scale, or Crytococcus fagisuga, is a tiny, soft-bodied insect that is so light it can be blown around by the wind or carried by birds.
www.freep.com /news/metro/beech17_20000817.htm   (898 words)

 American Beech   (Site not responding. Last check: )
American Beech, easily recognized from a distance by its smooth, steel-gray bark and tapering surface roots at the base of its trunk, is present throughout all of Ohio.
As a member of the Beech Family, American Beech has a similar-looking cousin in European Beech, and is related to the Oaks and Chestnuts.
Fruits of American Beech are composed of an outer prickly husk that splits open in late summer and early autumn to reveal one or two triangular, edible nuts (upper right).
www.dnr.state.oh.us /forestry/Education/ohiotrees/beech.htm   (592 words)

 Beech Tree
The name Beech is in early English boc, bece, or beoce; in German Buche, and in Swedish bok, and signifies either a book or the tree, the two senses being supposed to be connected by the fact that the ancient Runic writings were engraved upon beechen boards.
The Beech generally flowers in May; but neither its long-stalked globular clusters of male flowers, nor its smaller assemblages of female ones, are conspicuous among the foliage.
The light brown, hard, and moderately heavy timber of the Beech is close and even in texture, with a fine silky grain, and, being easily worked and fairly strong and durable, is in demand for a variety of purposes.
www.2020site.org /trees/beech.html   (1253 words)

Beech is known for her generosity of spirit, she gives both protection and nourishment, as she fans her branches out into a broad canopy that is useful for shelter and her beech nuts used to be a valuable food source.
Beech was also used as a good luck charm, and pieces of it were thought to bring good fortune to the wearer.
Beech through writing made knowledge manifest into the physical world and therefore allowed that wisdom to be passed on to future generations.
www.druidry.org /obod/trees/beech.html   (450 words)

 Beech Aircraft Corporation
Beech manufactured 1,771 Wichitas from 1941 to 1943, and more than 50 percent of Army Air Force pilots were trained in AT-10s to transition from single- to multi-engine aircraft.
Beech's $350-million development effort resulted in a high-performance, stall-free aircraft that accommodated eight passengers (plus two pilots), designed to be competitive in speed with small business jets.
Beech Aircraft ceased to exist as an independent entity when it accepted a takeover bid from Raytheon Corporation on October 1, 1979.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/GENERAL_AVIATION/beech/GA9.htm   (1171 words)

However, because beech does not produce secondary buds, it is important not to allow the internodes to become too long.
Beech can be wired, but wiring saps the vigor of the tree, and should not be left on longer than three months.
Beech bark disease occurs when the feeding site of woolly Beech scale is invaded by a fungus.
www.bonsai-bci.com /species/beech.html   (1265 words)

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