TREES-ASSETS OR LIABILITIES

TREE PLANTING, CULTIVATION, AND MAINTENANCE MUST BE FORESEEN WITH AN EYE TO THE PURPOSES AND LOCATIONS THE TREES ARE TO SERVE. WITH RESPECT TO TREE CHARACTERISTICS, SUCH FACTORS AS SPECIES OR TYPE, HABIT AND RATE OF GROWTH, TYPE AND COLOR OF FOLIAGE, AND HEIGHT MUST BE ASSESSED. SHORT TREES WITH OVAL SHAPE AND SHORT-TERM SHEDDING IN THE AUTUMN MAY SERVE DIFFERENT PURPOSES THAN TALL CONIFERS WITH A PYRIMIDAL SHAPE. THE HIGHWAY CHARACTERISTICS, INCLUDING SUCH FACTORS AS PAVEMENT WIDTH, PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF MEDIAN STRIPS, LATERAL CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR POWER LINES, AND DRAINAGE, WILL ALSO AFFECT THE CHOICE OF TREE.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 318, pp 45-49, 1 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Neale, H J
  • Publication Date: 1954

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  • Accession Number: 00205077
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1971 12:00AM