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Arboriculture : Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

Arboriculture : Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs, and Vines - 3rd edition

Arboriculture : Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs, and Vines - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780133866650

ISBN10: 0133866653

Arboriculture : Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs, and Vines by Richard W. Harris, James R. Clark and Nelda P. Matheny - ISBN 9780133866650
Edition: 3RD 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Arboriculture : Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs, and Vines by Richard W. Harris, James R. Clark and Nelda P. Matheny - ISBN 9780133866650

ISBN13: 9780133866650

ISBN10: 0133866653

Other Editions of Arboriculture : Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs, and Vines


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Summary

This text is a comprehensive, analytical, and logically organized guide offering a strong scientific and technical background for training and practice in the field of arboriculture. The third edition represents a complete revision and update to reflect the latest trends in plant selection and maintenance practices and evaluate them based on the most recent research and experience. All aspects of tree, shrub and vine care are covered, including plant structure and function, plant selection, site selection and preparation, climatic influences, transplantation, water/soil/nutrient management, environmental hazards, diseases, insects, and IPM (Integrated Pest Management).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Arboriculture.
2. Plant Structure and Function.
3. Site Evaluation: Climate and Environment.
4. Planting Site: Soil and Water.
5. Plant Placement and Uses.
6. Plant Selection: Species and Quality.
7. Modifying and Managing the Site.
8. Planting.
9. Transplanting Large Plants.
10. Special Planting Situations.
11. Preserving Existing Trees.
12. Nutrient Management.
13. Water Management.
14. Pruning.
15. Control of Plant Growth.
16. Tree Hazard Management.
17. Preventative Maintenance and Repair.
18. Diagnosing Plant Problems.
19. Plant Health Care: The Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs and Vines.


Appendixes: Specifications for Nursery Trees at the Time of Delivery; Pruning Specifications; Measurement Conversions.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Index.

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