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Northwest Missouri State University

Links and Resources


The following are recommended resources for all aspects of arboriculture.


Manual of Woody Landscape Plants:
Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses
Michael A. Dirr
1997 ISBN 0-87563-137-1 or latest edition (1998)
Stipes Pub. Co.
1012 Chester St.
Champaign, IL 61820

Diseases of Trees and Shrubs
By Wayne A. Sinclair, Howard H. Lyon & Warren T. Johnson
1987 ISBN 0-8014-1517-9

Insects that Feed on Trees and Shrubs
By Warren T. Johnson & Howard H. Lyon
2nd Edition Revised (ISBN 0-8014-2602-2)
Advertising & Promotion Dept.
Cornell University Press
124 Roberts Place, Box 250
Ithaca, NY 14851-0250

Tree City USA Bulletin
The National Arbor Day Foundation
100 Arbor Avenue
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Trees of North America, A Guide to Field Identification
C. Frank Brockman
ISBN 0-307-13658-2 (paperback)
ISBN 0-307-47001-6 (hardback)
Golden Press, New York; Western Publishing Co., Inc.; Racine WI.

American National Standard for Tree Care Operations
Tree, Shrub and Other Woody Plant Maintenance--Standard Practices
ANSI A300-1995
American National Standards Institute
11 W. 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Arboriculture: Care of Trees, Shrubs, and Vines in the Landscape
Richard W. Harris
1987 ISBN 0-13-043935-5
Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

Diseases and Pests of Ornamental Plants
P.P. Pirone
5th Edition 1978 ISBN 0-471-0724904 (latest edition)
John Wiley and Sons

Westcott's Plant Disease Handbook
Revised by R. Kenneth Horst
4th Edition 1979 ISBN 0-442-23543-7
Litton Educational Publishing Co.
Van Norstrand Reinhold Co.
135 W. 50th Street
New York, NY 10020



American Standard for Nursery Stock
American Association of Nurserymen, Inc.
1250 I Street, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20005

Powell Gardens

Burr Oak Woods Nature Center
1401 NW Park Road
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(1 mile North of I-70, exit 20)

Arbor Age
PO Box 10129
Riverton, NJ 08076-8629

Grounds Maintenance
PO Box 12930
Overland Park, KS 66282-2930

Landscape Management
Advanstar Communications, Inc.
PO Box 5054
Pittsfield, MA 01203-9697

Tree Care Industry
The Meeting Place Mall RT 101
PO Box 1094
Amherst, NH 03031-9967
(National Arborist Association)

American Forests
PO Box 2000
Washington, DC 20013

Insect and Disease Management (#M161)
University Outreach and Extension
1507 Independence, MO 64055-1307


Below is a list of links to sites of many aspects of arboriculture, forestry, arboretums, botanical gardens, and materials used therein.