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Pacific Southwest Research Station

 

Pacific Southwest Research Station
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Albany, CA 94710-0011

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Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics

Urban Ecosystems and Processes

Compendium of Practices to Reduce Infrastructure Damage by Tree Roots1999-2002

Summary

A compendium (resource book) for managers that documents state-of-the art practices, illustrates their application, and evaluates their effectiveness.


Years of Research:  1999-2002

Funded by:  USDA Forest Service

Cooperators:  UC Cooperative Extension, Danish Forest and Landscape Research Institute

Products / Publications:

  1. Costello, L.R. and K.S. Jones. 2003. Reducing Infrastructure Damage by Tree Roots - A Compendium of Strategies. For information about ordering this publication contact: Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (WCISA), 235 Hollow Oak Drive, Cohasset, CA 95973 (530) 892-1118

  2. Costello, L.R., E.G. McPherson, D.W. Burger, E.J. Perry and D. Kelly. 2002. [in press]. Strategy to Reduce Infrastructure Damage by Tree Roots: A Symposium for Researchers and Practitioners. Urban Ecosystems - View Document [81.48 KB]

  3. Randrup, T.B., E.G. McPherson and L.R. Costello. 2001. Tree root intrusion in sewer systems: review of extent and costs. Journal of Infrastructure Systems. 7(1) :26-31 - View Document [760.86 KB]

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