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What every person needs to know about trees. Learn about trees and their associates so that you can help make better decisions for their long-term, high-quality survival.
Dr. Shigo explains the complex and fascinating mysteries of how a tree works. Even foresters and botanists will find this helpful for explaining to others the biology of trees. For that reason Tree Basics has been placed in all New Hampshire schools.
"Tree Basics" presents an excellent explanation of tree decay and compartmentalization.
A complete tree anatomy lesson on how bark, roots, leaves and flowers work.
Tree care advice including how to prune correctly.
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This booklet is a DUAL LANGUAGE version of Pruning Trees Near Electric Utility Lines; facing pages are in English and Spanish, side-by-side, for ease of use and understanding.
This guide is only for qualified line-clearance workers. It is not for homeowners or others who have not been trained properly to work near electric utility lines. However, all people who care about trees should read this guide to learn what pruning practices are best for trees near these lines. The pruning procedures shown are appropriate whether or not trees are near electric utility lines.
The guidelines are for high-value trees in cities, residential areas, parks, campgrounds, scenic areas and highways, and other places where tree health, beauty, and safety are important.
The guidelines given aim to reduce sprouting, reduce the working time in a tree for the tree worker, increase the time between pruning cycles, and help the trees planted near lines be as healthy, safe, and attractive as possible.
This guide has become the standard for many utility companies and those that provide their tree care services.
Size: 6" x 4"