Oaks in the Urban Landscape

Oaks in the Urban Landscape

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This publication offers a comprehensive look at the management of oaks in urban areas. As development moves into oak woodland areas, more and more oaks are becoming qurbanq oaks. Oaks are highly valued in urban areas for their aesthetic, environmental, economic and cultural benefits. However, significant impacts to the health and structural stability of oaks have resulted from urban encroachment. Changes in environment, incompatible cultural practices, and pest problems can all lead to the early demise of our stately oaks. Using this book you'll learn how to effectively manage and protect oaks in urban areas - existing oaks as well as the planting of new oaks. Three key areas are addressed: selection, care, and preservation. You'll learn how cultural practices, pest management, risk management, preservation during development, and genetic diversity can all play a role in preserving urban oaks. Arborists, urban foresters, landscape architects, planners and designers, golf course superintendents, academics, and Master Gardeners alike will find this to be an invaluable reference guide.2006. The perfect storm for oak regeneration. Oaks a#39;na#39; Folks 22(1). McCreary, D., and J. Tecklin. 1993. Tree shelters accelerate valley oak restoration on grazed ... Silviculture: Ecology of forest-zone hardwoods in the Sierra Nevada. ... An illustrated manual of Paacific Coast trees. ... Los Angeles: Dawsona#39;s Book Shop, 1974.

Title:Oaks in the Urban Landscape
Author:Laurence Raleigh Costello, Bruce W. Hagen, Katherine S. Jones
Publisher:UCANR Publications - 2011-01-01


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