An Ideal Tree
Douglas L. Airhart & Guy Zimmerman III

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Costello, (1996).

(Figure 7-19) Parts of an Ideal Tree.

Vigorous single leader, spaced scaffold branches, and lowest branches selected for height restrictions.

Temporary branches were previously removed in stages.




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