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).
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A comprehensive guide to the care of trees, this book covers all aspects of arboriculture from the fundamentals of tree growth and development to developing plant health care programs. It discusses aspects of site selection and modification including climate, and soil and water management. The book follows the tree from selection in the nursery to planting and aftercare through such routine practices as pruning, fertilization, support systems, and plant health care. Key management situations such as tree preservation, hazard assessment, and problem diagnosis are discussed in detail.
The fourth edition offers several new features that the student of arboriculture and practicing arborists will find valuable:
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