How To Recognize Hazardous Defects in Trees (Revised 2012)

How To Recognize Hazardous Defects in Trees (Revised 2012)
Title:
How To Recognize Hazardous Defects in Trees (Revised 2012)
Format:
Paperback
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GPO Stock Number:
001-000-04756-6
ISBN:
9780160913778
Description

Created to help home owners and land managers receognize hazardous defects in trees and suggests possible corrective actions to restore trees to good health. Revised in 2012.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Inspecting Trees   2
What to Look For 3
Dead Wood   3
Cracks  4
Weak Branch Unions.   5
Decay   6
Cankers   7
Root Problems   8
Poor Tree Architecture. 10
Multiple Defects  11
Corrective Actions.  12
Move the Target  12
Prune the Tree.  12
Remove the Tree   13
Cabling and Bracing   13
Topping and Tipping—Poor Pruning
Practices   14
Conclusions  15
Suggested Reading   16
Minnesota Department of Natural
Resources  17
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area
State and Private Forestry  17

Audience

This would be a valuable resource for landscape architects, homeowners, property managers, and others who are involved in the preservation of trees.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$3.50
International Price:
$4.90
Publisher:
Agriculture Dept., Forest Service
Key Phrases:
  • Trees
  • Plant Diseases
Weight:
0.1875
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Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
08/27/2012
Last Status Update:
02/13/2019
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