BETTER TREES FOR METROPOLITAN LANDSCAPES

The following articles were presented at this symposium: Breeding and selecting better trees for metropolitan landscapes, F. S. Santamour, Jr. A municipal arborist selects trees for street planting, E. G. Rex. Esthetic considerations in the selection and use of trees in the urban environment, W. R. Nelson, JR. Some psychological and social aspects of trees in the city, R. O. Brush, T. A. More. Selection of trees for modifying metropolitan climates, G. M. Heisler, L. P. Herrington. Trees and forests for noise abatement and visual screening, G. Reethof, G. M. Heisler, Capability of metropolitan trees to reduce atmospheric contaminants, W. H. Smith, L. S. Dochinger. Selection of trees for tolerance of air pollutionts, D. D. Davis, H. D. Gerhold. Selection of trees for endurance of high temperatures and artificial lights in urban areas, J. W. Andersen. Drought and transplantability of trees, T. T. Kozlowski. Soil compaction and its effects upon urban vegetation, J. C. Patterson. Salts and woody-plant interactions in the urban environment, M. A. Dirr. Disease stresses of urban trees, E. B. Himelick. Is host resistance a practical goal for control of shade-tree insects?, J.A. Weidhass, Jr. A landscape architect's view of better trees for urban spaces, P. Gardescu. Design considerations in the selection of cultivars for metropolitan highways, J. J. Ryan. Role of cultivars in a roadside planting and mantenance program, R. S. Ross, Selection practices of municipal arborists, H. D. Gerhold, K. C. Steiner. Nursery growing practices as related to selection and production of municipal trees, W. H. Collins. Winter injury to container-grown plants, F. R. Gouin. Container trees for use in landscaping, W. Flemer, III. Selection and breeding of maples for urban areas, A. M. Townsend. Chapters on the genetic improvement of elms, H. M. Keybroek. Perspectives on improvement strategies for metropolitan trees, F. S. Santamour, Jr. Some approaches to collecting ornamental trees and shrubs, J. L. Creech. Testing and evaluating new trees for metropolitan landscapes, K. C. Steiner, H. D. Gerhold. How to name, register, and patent selected cultivars of amenity plants, T. R. Dudley. The national arboretum program for new and improved shrubs and trees, D. R. Egolf. The challenge: An industry together, R. F. Lederer.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Symposium held on November 4-6, 1975, at the U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, D.C.
  • Corporate Authors:

    US Forest Service

    Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, 6816 Market Street
    Upper Darby, PA  USA  19082
  • Publication Date: 1976

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  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 256 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00165798
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 27 1977 12:00AM