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Arboriculture : integrated management of landscape trees, shrubs, and vines / Richard W. Harris, James R. Clark, Nelda P. Matheny ; illustrations by Vera M. Harris.
Title:
Arboriculture : integrated management of landscape trees, shrubs, and vines / Richard W. Harris, James R. Clark, Nelda P. Matheny ; illustrations by Vera M. Harris.
Author:
Harris, Richard Wilson, 1920-

Clark, James R.

Matheny, Nelda P.
ISBN:
9780130888822
Edition:
Fourth edition
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2004.
Physical Description:
xii, 578 pages : illustrations, folded color maps ; 28 cm.
Contents:
1. Introduction to Arboriculture -- 2. Plant Structure and Function -- 3. Site Evaluation: Climate and Environment -- 4. Planting Site: Soil and Water -- 5. Benefits of Trees -- 6. Plant Selection -- 7. Modifying and Managing the Site -- 8. Planting -- 9. Transplanting Large Plants -- 10. Special Management Situations -- 11. Preserving Existing Trees -- 12. Nutrient Management -- 13. Water Management -- 14. Pruning -- 15. Control of Plant Growth -- 16. Tree Hazard Management -- 17. Preventive Maintenance and Repair -- 18. Diagnosing Plant Problems -- 19. Plant Health Care: The Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs, and Vines -- App. I. Specifications for Acceptance of Landscape Nursery Trees -- App. II. Pruning Specifications -- App. III. Measurement Conversions.