An Illustrated Guide to Pruning / Edition 3

An Illustrated Guide to Pruning / Edition 3

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by Edward F. Gilman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 111130730X

ISBN-13: 9781111307301

Pub. Date: 08/08/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Well written and easy to understand, An ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO PRUNING, Third Edition is a must-have for anyone interested in the pruning and maintenance of trees. Filled with updated illustrations, photographs, and examples, this completely updated guide is designed to help readers understand and implement the appropriate pruning practices that are vital to

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Well written and easy to understand, An ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO PRUNING, Third Edition is a must-have for anyone interested in the pruning and maintenance of trees. Filled with updated illustrations, photographs, and examples, this completely updated guide is designed to help readers understand and implement the appropriate pruning practices that are vital to developing sustainable structure in the first 25 years of a tree's life. Coverage includes a variety of information about the challenges associated with pruning such as disease prevention, root pruning, mature tree pruning, and restoration following storms. With its simple tables, lists, and strategies, this book is an appealing resource for horticulture, landscape and tree associations and industries and is a natural addition for botanic garden and arboreta bookstores.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111307301
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
622,800
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Pruning. 2. Plant Selection, Placement, and Management: The Best Way to Minimize Pruning Needs. 3. Tree Structure. 4. Tree Biology. 5. Pruning Cuts. 6. Pruning Tools. 7. When to Prune. 8. Nursery Shade Tree Production Pruning: Developing the Trunk and Leader. 9. Nursery Shade Tree Production Pruning: Developing the Crown. 10. Developing and Maintaining Special Forms. 11. Structural Pruning of Shade Trees in the Landscape: Strategies. 12. Structural Pruning of Shade Trees in the Landscape: Execution 13. Pruning Types on Established Trees. 14. Mature and Storm Damaged Trees. 15. Maintaining Special Trees and Sites. 16. Root Pruning. 17. Standards and Specifications. 18. Shrub Pruning.

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