Trees: Their Use, Management, Cultivation and Biology: A Comprehensive Guide

Trees: Their Use, Management, Cultivation and Biology: A Comprehensive Guide

by Bob Watson

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Trees: Their Use, Management, Cultivation and Biology: A Comprehensive Guide by Bob Watson

This book is an essential reference tool for all those who have a passion for trees as well as those who work in tree-related professions whether they be garden managers, forest and country park wardens, foresters, woodland managers, or those working in the fields of arboriculture and horticulture. This volume is also intended to be a textbook of trees aimed at arboriculture, horticulture, and forestry students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861268853
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.32(d)

About the Author

Bob Watson is a lecturer in amenity tree management, tree biology, arboriculture, urban forestry, and forest pathology.

Table of Contents


Dedications and Acknowledgements     6
Introduction     7
The Benefits of Trees     10
The Classification and Nomenclature of Trees     16
The Biology of Woody Plants I     24
The Biology of Woody Plants II     32
The Identifying Features of Trees     47
Trees: Their Use in the Landscape     94
The Biology of Woody Plants III     111
The Biology of Woody Plants IV     137
Woodlands, Woodland Gardens and Arboreta     159
Managing Individual Trees     184
Harmless, Helpful and Harmful Biotic Agencies of Trees     254
The Biology of Woody Plants V     285
Propagation Systems for Trees and Shrubs     291
Soil: The Environment of Tree Roots     319
Tree Planting, Establishment and Support     327
References, Bibliography and Recommended Further Reading     351
Tree Naming (Nomenclature) Exercise     352
The Main Tree Classification Hierarchy     355
Species Size, Suitability and Features Matrix of Ornamental Trees     356
Glossary (Words, Terms and Concepts)     362
Index     383

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