Tree Roots In The Built Environment
Research For Amenity Trees 8
- John Roberts, Nick Jackson, Mark Smith
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
This first edition sets out a comprehensive review of tree root biology and covers a broad range of practical issues that need to be considered in order to grow trees successfully in our towns and cities and to realise the significant benefits they provide in built environments.
Provides review of current technical background and advice on the impacts of trees on the surrounding built environment
Focuses on a broad range of practical issues, specifically written to meet the needs of the practitioners concerned with amenity trees
Part of the Research for Amenity Trees series also published by TSO.
Topics covered include:
soil condition and roots
improving tree root growth in urban soils
water supply and drought amelioration for amenity trees
coping with soil contamination
protecting trees during excavation and good trenching practice
control of damage to tree roots on construction sites;
tree root damage to buildings and pavements, sewers, drains and pipes
research needs and sustainability issues.
|Format||Paperback||Published||16 Dec 2013|
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