Product Code: bk001
It is time to discard the many myths about trees and their care. This book describes the myths then provides the correct information on topics ranging from tree environment, anatomy, growth, planting, care, pruning, insects, diseases, wounds and more. Most myths / corrections show black and white diagrams or photo illustrations. Soft cover, 80 glossy pages 6” x 9”. Second printing now available.
Author: Alex L. Shigo
Size 9" x 6" x .25"
Product Code: bk002
Show your commitment to proper tree care! A recent reprinting of Modern Arboriculture makes this most popular item available now to everyone! Modern Arboriculture is one of the most studied, requested and acclaimed books of Dr. Alex L. Shigo
Modern arboriculture is about new and better ways to help trees stay healthy, safe and attractive.
Modern arboriculture is about the tree system; how it grows, how it defends itself, and how it eventually dies
Modern arboriculture is about using your mind as well as your muscles
Many old treatments have hurt the tree system. Many adjustments to old practices must be made now.
Common tree treatments, and other seldom discussed subjects such as: symplast, tyloses, reaction wood, protection wood, genetics of CODIT, infection pathways, canker rots, wound reactions, energy flow, ATP, glycolysis, enzymes, mass-energy ratio, three-tree concept, core-skin hypothesis, mycorrhizae and phenological patterns.
Size: 9.25" x 6.25" x 1"
Product Code: bk008
An informative photoguide discusses pruning for both attractiveness and health. The first and only book that shows you from the inside how branches come on a tree. Once you know this, proper pruning becomes easy. A conversational style, beautiful pictures and diagrams, plus step-by-step illustrations, makes it easy to understand. A 40-page appendix provides more detail on 27 pruning subjects. The concepts come from 30 years of research that included the dissections of over 15,000 trees.
Size: 9" x 6" x .5"
Large simple diagrams show 5 major tree problems in red, and the solutions in green. Perfect for tree care professionals to give to clients and others who have concerns for their trees and their money!