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Trees for Urban and Suburban Landscapes

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ISBN-10: 0827370539

ISBN-13: 9780827370531

Edition: 1st 1997

Authors: Edward F. Gilman

List price: $377.95
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Presenting the most comprehensive all-in-one full-color tree guide for continental North America! This complete book includes the latest information on the cornerstones of tree management--selection, planting, establishment, fertilization--while giving practical details on over 1,000 species. More than 500 color photos make tree identification realistic and enable students to easily select the right tree for the right landscape. The first text to guide students through the tree selection process, Trees in Urban and Suburban Landscapes is the most complete reference on tree culture and management.
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Book details

List price: $377.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/8/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Dr. Gilman received his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in 1980 in forest plant pathology and is a professor in the Environmental Horticulture Department at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He has assembled a unique urban tree teaching program for helping municipalities, contractors, arborists, educators, growers, landscapers, and others design and implement programs for promoting better tree health in cities. He conducts educational programs in tree selection, nursery production, and urban tree management nation-wide for a large variety of audiences. Dr. Gilman is a Florida chapter ISA past-president. He has published more than 96 scientific peer reviewed journal articles in his 30…    

Introduction
Selecting the Right Tree for the Right Place
Special Planting Situations
Selecting Trees from the Nursery
Planting Techniques
Establishing Trees
Root Form
Depth
Spread and Season of Growth
Root Response to Nursery Production Practices
Culture and Planting
Fertilizing Trees
Trees Section
Appendices