Dictionary for Managing Trees in Urban Environments

Paperback | April 7, 2009

byDanny B. Draper, Peter A. RichardsEditorDanny B. Draper

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Dictionary fo Managing Trees in Urban Environmentscontains a comprehensive list of terms used in the universal management of urban trees.

Many of the terms are from arboricultural science, while others are derived from unproven but commonly applied concepts. Where the existing terminology to describe trees was limited or nonexistent, new terms have been introduced.

The dictionary allows for broad application and use by a wide variety of people and conveys in plain language concepts that are sometimes complex. Most major terms have been cross-referenced and diagrams have been added for greater understanding. While a number of pertinent botanical terms have been included, many terms readily found within dictionaries of general plant sciences and botany have been omitted.

Dictionary for Managing Trees in Urban Environmentspromotes a greater understanding of arboriculture and urban forestry, and will assist in the preparation of reports for the management of trees, procedures and planning instruments, such as Tree Management Policies and Tree Management Orders.

Features
Comprehensive dictionary for managing urban trees
Has broad application by other professions
Topic based with an index and cross references
Drawn from modern research from around the world
Provides terminology where in some instances none existed
Consolidates meaning through extensive cross referencing

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Dictionary fo Managing Trees in Urban Environmentscontains a comprehensive list of terms used in the universal management of urban trees.Many of the terms are from arboricultural science, while others are derived from unproven but commonly applied concepts. Where the existing terminology to describe trees was limited or nonexistent, new terms have been introduced.The dictionary allows for broad ap...

Danny B. Draper is Principal Consulting Arboriculturist at Urban Tree Management Australia, previously gaining extensive tree management experience in local government. He founded the Institute of Australian Consulting Arboriculturists (IACA) in 2003 and is President. Danny is an experienced expert witness in the NSW Land and Environment Court, and has an ongoing long-term commitment to developing Standards for Arbor...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.5 × 6.25 × 0.68 inPublished:April 7, 2009Publisher:Csiro PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0643096078

ISBN - 13:9780643096073

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Table of Contents

Foreword; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; How this Dictionary Works; Dictionary Terms; Reference and Further Reading; Topics Within Index; Index Divided into Topics.