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    Bibliography & Reference Information:

    American Association of Nurserymen, (1996). ANSI Z60.1 American standard for nursery stock, American Association of Nurserymen, Washington, D.C., 57.

    Appleton, B. (2000, February). Right tree, right location. Arborist News, 9(1), 50-55. 

    Appleton, B., Kilburne, K., Mays, S. & Ruiz-Evans, S.  (2000). Making tree roots visible, CD-ROM. , Hampton Roads Research & Extension Service, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University, Virginia Beach, VA.

    Arnold, M. A. (1993). Transplanting experiments: What worked and what did not. In: Watson & Neely, The Landscape Below Ground I, International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign IL.

  Campbell, S. (2001). Mulch it! Storey Books, Inc. Pownal, VT.

  Carlson, C. (2001, December). Mulch, part 1: Too much of a good thin can be bad. Arborist News.10(6), 35-40.

  Carlson, C. (2002, February). Mulch, part 2: Go wide, not deep. Arborist News. 11(1), 35-40.

   Coder, K. (1997, December). Trees of Christmas past: A brief history of holiday tree traditions. Warnell School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia.

    Costello, L. (1996, December). Five steps for training young trees. Arborist News. 5(6), 28-32..

    Fazio, J. R. (1998). Trenching & tunneling near trees - A field pocket guide for qualified utility workers. The National Arbor Day Foundation. Nebraska City, NE.

    Fee, S. (1999). Landscape Estimating Methods., R. S. Means Company, Inc., Kingston.

    Fitzpatrick, M. (2002, June). Protect trees and increase property value with tree preservation. Arborist News .11(3) 58-60.

    Gilman, E. (2002). An illustrated guide to pruning, 2nd Ed., Delmar, Thomson Learning, Inc., New York, NY.

    Gilman, E, & Lilly, S. (2002). Best management practices: Tree pruning. International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign, IL.

    Gilman, E. (1994). Establishing trees in the landscape. The Landscape Below Ground, International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign, IL.

    Hannebaum, L. (2002). Landscape design: A practical approach, 5th Ed. Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.

    Harris, R., Clark, J. & Matheny, N., (1999). Arboriculture: Integrated management of landscape trees, shrubs, and vines, 3rd.Ed., Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.

    Hartman, J., Witt, M., Hershman, D., & McNeil, R. (2000). Woody plant disease control guide for Kentucky. [On-line],

    Iles, J. (1989). The case against tree topping. Grounds Maintenance, 24(6) 51, 74. 

    Ingels, J. (1997). Landscaping principles and practices, 5th Ed. Delmar, Thomas Learning Inc. New York, NY.

    International Society of Arboriculture. (1994). Tree selection. Champaign, IL.

    International Society of Arboriculture. (1998). Why topping hurts trees. Champaign, IL.

    Kaufman, B. (2001), Pest alert- Southern pine bark beetle, Tennessee Dept. of Agriculture, Forestry Division, Nashville, TN.

    Lilly, S. (2001). Arboristsí certification study guide. International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign IL.

    Matheny, N, &. Clark, J. (1998). Trees and development. International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign IL.

    National Arborist Association, Inc. (1984). Pruning Standards for Shade Trees. (slide set). Manchester, NH.  

    National Arbor Day Foundation. (2002, July). Ten reasons you should plant trees . . Now!  People, 58(4), 22, p. 36.  

    National Arbor Day Foundation. (1999). Living with Urban Soils, Tree City USA Bulletin 5, Nebraska City, NE.

    National Arbor Day Foundation. (1997). How to Prune Young Shade Trees,Tree City USA Bulletin 1, Nebraska City, NE.

    National Arbor Day Foundation. (1997). The Right Tree for the Right Place ,Tree City USA Bulletin 4, Nebraska City, NE.

    National Arbor Day Foundation. (1994). How to Protect Trees During Underground Work, Tree City USA Bulletin 35, Nebraska City, NE.

    National Arbor Day Foundation. (1989). Don't Top Trees, Tree City USA Bulletin 8, Nebraska City, NE.

    Neely, D. & Watson, G. (Eds.). (1998). The landscape below ground II. International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign IL.

    Peltier, P. & Watson, G. (2000, Jan, Feb, Mar.). Transplanting trees I, II, III., Arbor Age, 8.

    Robinson, L. (2002, May). Rooting around in the rhizosphere. Tree Care Industry, 13(5).

    Ryan, D. P., Fisette, P., & Bloniarz, D. (2002) Working with builders to save trees. Tree Care Industry, 13(3): 8, 10, 15-16.

    Ryan, D. P. &  Kane, B. (2001, August). ANSI Z133.1 Safety standards: Changes and the impact on the profession. Arborist News, 10(4) 9, 11-14. 

    Shigo, A. L. (1986). A new tree biology: facts, photos, and philosophies on trees and their problems and proper care. Shigo and Trees, Associates, Durham, NH.

    Shigo, A. L. (1989). Tree pruning: a worldwide photo guide. Shigo and Trees, Associates, Durham, NH.

    Stevens, H. S. (1997, May). Right tree . . right place. Landscape Management 36(5) 44, 46.

    Walker, T. (1991). Planting designs, 2nd Ed., Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY.

    Watson, G. W. & Himelick, E. B. (1997). Principles and practice of planting trees and shrubs. International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign IL. 

    Watson, G. W., & Neely, D.  (Eds.). (1993). The landscape below ground I. International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign IL.  

    Witt, M. L., Nash, L. J., Fountain, W. M., & Crankshaw, N. (1995) Small trees for urban spaces in Kentucky. Coordinated by the University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, Lexington, KY.


Purpose    Right Tree / Right Place    Selecting Trees    Transplanting Trees    Mulching & Staking    Summary Diagram     Pruning Trees    Topping Hurts!      Protecting Trees     Tree Root Myths     Pine Bark Beetles     Live Christmas Trees     Glossary     List of Figures    List of Video Vignettes    Related Links     Bibliography is maintained by: Douglas Airhart, Ph.D. Certified Arborist & Jeff Plant, Ph.D, Last Updated on: 07/11/03