By Richard J. Campana
Arboriculture--the emphasis on maintaining bushes alive and healthy--has emerged just recently as a career; notwithstanding, the practices in use this day are the fruits of a long time of improvement. the 1st ebook of its sort, Aboriculture: heritage and improvement in North the United States chronicles a century of this 'love of timber' view because it has built right into a conceivable occupation. starting with a dialogue of the origins of planting, transplanting, and pruning, Richard Campana offers a breadth and intensity of knowing of ways arboriculture has turn into a massive strength in sleek ecology. particular issues mentioned contain: the advent of woody crops to North the United States; botanical gardens and arboreta; gypsy moths; Dutch elm disorder; the Davey, Bartlett, and Asplundh tree specialists; herbicides, pesticides and fungicides; pruning; fertilization; wound remedy; and cabling, bracing, and lightning defense. This targeted background should be of curiosity to arborists, urban foresters, panorama architects, nursery businesses, contractors, park and town managers, superintendents of institutional grounds, educators, scholars, employees in land administration, govt and public utilities--and a person thinking about the protection of timber.
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S. 2 Development of Selected Tree Injection Methods 403 Page xiii Acknowledgments The initiative and enthusiasm for this history were shared by the executive officers and the board of directors of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), and especially by Dr. S. Forest Service. Members of an advisory board of ISA provided the basic framework from which the chapters emerged, contributed illustrations, made helpful suggestions, and provided thoughtful leads. Members of a review board examined the entire manuscript and contributed to its improvement.
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Arboriculture: History and Development in North America by Richard J. Campana