Trees: Their Use, Management, Cultivation and Biology


Trees: Their Use, Management, Cultivation and Biology Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: The Crowood Press Press Pages: 264 Illustrations and other contents: 266 black & white illustrations and 30 colour photographs ISBN: 9781861268853 Categories: ,

Numerous line drawings and text figures. This comprehensive new guide to the biology and care of trees combines an understanding of their structure and botanical features with clearly presented descriptions of arboricultural care, pruning, propagation and disease management. Emphasis is given to the place of trees in the landscape, their individual attributes, and to ways and means of ensuring their health, from youth to old age.

Weight1.5 kg
"Recommended." --Choice

Author Biography

Bob Watson BSc [Hons], BA, MHort [RHS], MIHort, CBiol, MIBiol, has spent a large part of his working life as a lecturer in amenity tree management, tree biology, arboriculture, urban forestry and forest pathology. He retired in 1988 from the post of Head of School, Forestry and Woodland Management at the National School of Forestry, University of Central Lancashire, but until 2005 still lectured there in plant science, tree biology and arboriculture on a part-time basis. Resident - Devon