An Illustrated Guide to Pruning
Well written and easy to understand, An ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO PRUNING, Third Edition is filled with updated illustrations, photographs, and examples 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. With coverage of numerous different tree species as well as information about the challenges associated with pruning such as disease prevention, root pruning, mature tree pruning, and restoration following storms, students will be prepared to identify and understand good tree structure and pruning practices. Filled with simple tables, lists, and strategies, this completely updated guide to pruning makes it easy to teach the presented pruning techniques in accordance with nationally recognized ANSI A-300 standards.
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Introduction to Pruning
Plant Selection Placement and Management The Best Way to Minimize Pruning Needs
Tree Structure and Strength
Wood Energy and Compartmentalization
Pruning Cuts and Implications
When to Prune
Nursery Tree Production Pruning Developing the Trunk and Leader
Pruning Types Methods for Established Trees
Mature and StormDamaged Trees
Maintaining Special Trees and Sites
Root Pruning and Management
Standards and Specifications
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