Summary
Resource Type
Organism
Abbreviation
F. grandifolia
Genus
Fagus
Species
grandifolia
Common Name
American Beech
Organism Image
Description

Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae

The North American Beech Tree is one native to the eastern coast of the United States. This deciduous tree has flowers of both sexes on the same tree. The tree is susceptible to Beech Bark Disease, which is caused by insects that create wounds in the bark which in turn allows Fungi to infect the tree. The bark of the tree is strong and durable making this tree useful for furniture and woodenware.

Cross Reference
Transcriptome
NameProgramDate Constructed
de novo American Beech (Fagus grandifolia) - ABall_v2SeqManProAug 15th, 2008
Analysis Details
Provides detailed information on the programs used to assemble and annotate the data.
Biological Samples
NameTissueTreatmentDescription
American beech whole plant 1Mix (Whole tree)NoneESTS derived from tissues from healthy, mature tree #1504 at USFS, Delaware, OH. A mixture of tissues representing the whole plant was combined.
American beech whole plant 2Mix (Whole tree)NoneESTS derived from tissues from mature tree #1506 at USFS, Delaware, OH. Tree had Beech Park Disease. A mixture of tissues representing the whole plant was combined.