Tree Roots in the Built Environment: Research for Amenity Trees No. 8.
A comprehensive and authoritative review of the many aspects of tree root biology.
Tree Roots in the Built Environment covers a broad range of practical issues that need to be considered. Both to grow trees successfully in our towns and cities and also to realise the significant benefits they provide in built environments.
Topics covered include: soil condition and roots; improving tree root growth in urban soils; water supply and drought amelioration for amenity trees; coping with soil contamination; protecting trees during excavation and good trenching practice; control of damage to tree roots on construction sites; tree root damage to buildings and pavements, sewers, drains and pipes; research needs and sustainability issues.