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Arborists Certification Study Guide

Author: Sharon Lilly
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ISBN: 9781881956693
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The arborist examination is designed to assess the fundamental knowledge and skills that all tree care professionals should have, regardless of their area of practice.

Certified Arborist Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Arborist Exam Secrets Test Prep
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 9781627339582
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Certified Arborist Exam Secrets helps you ace the International Society of Arboriculture's Certified Arborist Certification Examination without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Certified Arborist Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Certified Arborist Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Arborist Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Soil Air, Soil Minerals, Organic Matter, Benefits of Fertilizer, Leaf Color, Mineral Deficiencies, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Micronutrients, Controlled Release Fertilizers, Tree Identification, Compound Leaves, Tree Nomenclature, Transplanting a Tree, Antitranspirants, Root Ball, Backfilling, Pruning, Watering Protocol, Mulch, Required Headgear, Arborists, Required Safety Gloves, Fire Hazards, Chainsaw Safety, Wood Chipper, Inspection, Climbing Spurs, Double-Crotching, Aerial Rescue, Blake's Hitch, Figure-Eight Knot, Gymnosperms, Angiosperms, Growth Rings, Sapwood, Photosynthesis, Tree Stress, Pruning Strategy, Girdling Roots, and much more...

Handbook Of Urban And Community Forestry In The Northeast

Author: John E. Kuser
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461541913
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With the emergence of urban and community forestry as the fastest growing part of our pro fession in the last 15 years, the need for a book such as this inevitably developed. The So ciety of American Foresters' urban forestry working group counts 32 or more universities now offering courses in this subject, and the number is growing. For the last several years I have coordinated a continuing education urban forestry course at Rutgers for nonmatriculated students. Registrants have included arborists, shade tree commissioners, landscape architects, city foresters, environmental commissioners, park superintendents, and others whose jobs involve care and management of trees. The course was started by Bob Tate in 1980, around a core of managerial subjects such as in ventories, budgets, and public relations. After Bob left in 1984 to join Asplundh and later to start his own prosperous business in California, the course languished after it exhausted the local market for those subjects.

Golf Course Tree Management

Author: Sharon Lilly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781575041179
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Tells how to maintain trees on golf courses, and covers feeding, watering, pruning, and leaf removal

Pirone S Tree Maintenance

Author: John R. Hartman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198028178
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Praised by The New York Times as "an indispensable guide for the homeowner and the professional," Tree Maintenance has been the definitive source on maintenance of North American landscape trees for over fifty years, an essential reference not only for arborists, nurserymen, and landscape architects, but for all homeowners who want to keep their trees healthy and pest free. The Seventh Edition, now named in honor of Dr. P. P. Pirone, who authored the first five editions and co-authored the sixth, has been revised to reflect the enormous amount of new information available since the last edition, including the latest techniques in selecting, planting, and protecting trees. The authors explain how to evaluate the site (the soil, drainage, and exposure), how to select the right tree for that location, and how to prune, fertilize, and spray for pests. There is an extensive section on the diagnosis and control of tree pests and diseases, and on problems such as construction damage, gas injury, sunscald, leaf scorch, and air pollution. While the general structure of the sixth edition has been retained, there are several topics--notably hazardous trees and coping with tree pests and diseases--that have received greater attention than in previous versions of the book. The second half of the book comprises a systematic listing of the major landscape trees found in North America, describing the specific pests and diseases that attack each species. Well organized, clearly written, and beautifully illustrated with many new photographs, Pirone's Tree Maintenance is an encyclopedic resource, the first place to turn for information on dogwoods and elms, magnolias and redwoods, or any other tree growing in North America. Anyone serious about gardening will want this book on their shelf.