white colour of bark

moellerr at rimu.fri.cri.nz moellerr at rimu.fri.cri.nz
Wed Mar 10 15:42:45 EST 1999


Dear plant-EDs,

a friend of mine wanted to know why the bark of a birch has a white colour.
Could it be a matter of the high cellulose content in the "bark-papers" ?
Could anybody help me with this question?

Thank you in advance

Ralf

Ralf Moeller
phd student
Forest Research
Rotorua
New Zealand
moellerr at fri.cri.nz





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