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Resources

The following are recommended resources for all aspects of arboriculture.

 

Books

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


Orgainizations

American Standard for Nursery Stock 
American Association of Nurserymen, Inc. 
1250 I Street, N.W., Suite 500 
Washington, D.C. 20005 
202.7892900

Powell Gardens 
816.697.2600

Burr Oak Woods Nature Center 
1401 NW Park Road 
Blue Springs, MO 64015 
816.228.3766 
(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 
816.252.5051

 

Links

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