Studies of Trees eBook

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Start of eBook1
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CHAPTER IV1
CHAPTER V1
CHAPTER VI1
CHAPTER VII1
CHAPTER VIII1
CHAPTER IX1
INTRODUCTION1
STUDIES OF TREES2
CHAPTER I2
GROUP I. THE PINES2
THE WHITE PINE (Pinus strobus)3
THE PITCH PINE (Pinus rigida)3
THE SCOTCH PINE (Pinus sylvestris)4
GROUP II.  THE SPRUCE AND HEMLOCK5
THE NORWAY SPRUCE (Picea excelsa)5
HEMLOCK (Tsuga canadensis)7
GROUP III.  THE RED CEDAR AND ARBOR-VITAE7
RED CEDAR (Juniperus virginiana)8
ARBOR-VITAE; NORTHERN WHITE CEDAR (Thuja occidentalis)9
CHAPTER II9
GROUP IV.  THE LARCH AND CYPRESS9
THE EUROPEAN LARCH (Larix europaea)10
BALD CYPRESS (Taxodium distichum)11
GROUP V. THE HORSECHESTNUT, ASH AND MAPLE11
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THE WHITE ASH (Fraxinus americana)13
SUGAR MAPLE (Acer saccharum)13
SILVER MAPLE (Acer saccharinum)13
RED MAPLE (Acer rubrum)14
NORWAY MAPLE (Acer platanoides)15
BOX ELDER (Acer negundo)15
GROUP VI.  TREES TOLD BY THEIR FORM:  ELM, POPLAR, GINGKO AND WILLOW16
AMERICAN ELM (Ulmus americana)16
WEEPING WILLOW (Salix babylonica)19
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AMERICAN BEECH (Fagus americana)22
HACKBERRY (Celtis occidentalis)23
GROUP VIII.  THE OAKS AND CHESTNUT23
WHITE OAK (Quercus alba)24
BLACK OAK (Quercus velutina)25
RED OAK (Quercus rubra)26
PIN OAK (Quercus palustris)27
CHESTNUT (Castanea dentata)27
CHAPTER III28
GROUP IX.  THE HICKORIES, WALNUT AND BUTTERNUT28
SHAGBARK HICKORY (Hicoria ovata)28
MOCKERNUT HICKORY (Hicoria alba)29
BLACK WALNUT (Juglans nigra)30
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SWEET GUM (Liquidambar styraciflua)32
AMERICAN LINDEN (Tilia Americana)32
THE MAGNOLIAS33
CUCUMBER TREE (Magnolia acuminata)33
UMBRELLA TREE (Magnolia tripetala)33
BLACK LOCUST (Robinia pseudacacia)33
HARDY CATALPA (Catalpa speciosa)34
WHITE MULBERRY (Morus alba)35
CHAPTER IV35
CHAPTER V40
TREES BEST FOR THE LAWN40
CONIFEROUS41
TREES BEST FOR THE STREET42
TREES BEST FOR WOODLAND43
FOR PLANTING UNDER THE SHADE OF OTHER TREES43
TREES BEST FOR SCREENING43
CHAPTER VI45
STUDY I. INSECTS INJURIOUS TO TREES AND HOW TO COMBAT THEM46
IMPORTANT INSECTS48
THE TUSSOCK MOTH49
THE GIPSY MOTH50
THE BROWN-TAIL MOTH50
THE FALL WEBWORM51
THE LEOPARD MOTH51
THE HICKORY BARK BORER51
PLANT LICE OR APHIDES52
STUDY II.  TREE DISEASES52
STUDY III.  PRUNING TREES55
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS57
TOOLS USED IN PRUNING57
SUGGESTIONS FOR THE SAFETY OF TREE CLIMBERS57
STUDY IV.  TREE REPAIR58
CHAPTER VII61
STUDY I. WHAT FORESTRY IS AND WHAT IT DOES61
STUDY II.  CARE OF THE WOODLAND70
CHAPTER VIII76
KEY79
II.  WOODS WITH PORES—­BROADLEAF, OR SO-CALLED “HARDWOODS”81
CHAPTER IX84
INDEX89
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