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Author: E. Gregory McPherson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cover, assessment, canopy, tree, angeles, million, los
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936067
ISBN-13: 9781437936063

The Million Trees LA initiative intends to chart a course for sustainable growth through planting and stewardship of trees. This study measures LA's existing tree canopy cover (TCC), determines if space exists for 1 million additional trees, and estimates future benefits from the planting. Benefits were forecast for planting of 1 million trees between 2006 and 2010, and their growth and mortality were projected until 2040. LA's existing TCC was 21%. There is potential to add 2.5 million additional trees to the existing population of 10.8 million, but only 1.3 million of the potential tree site

Author: Lucius Davis
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: park, planting, lawn, garden, shrubs, ornamental
Number of Pages: 358
Published: 2009-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429016612
ISBN-13: 9781429016612

Lucius Davis's 1899 work is not a scientific text but rather a layman's guide describing the characteristics of the types of shrubbery suitable for planting in the United States.

Author: Kelaine E. Vargas
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: costs, strategic, planting, benefits, guide, community, tree, tropical
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437925677
ISBN-13: 9781437925678

Even as they increase the beauty of our surroundings, trees provide us with a great many ecosystem services, incl. air quality improvement, energy conservation, stormwater interception, and carbon dioxide reduction. These benefits must be weighed against the costs of maintaining trees, including planting, pruning, irrigation, admin., pest control, liability, cleanup, and removal. This report presents benefits and costs for representative small, medium, and large trees in the Tropical region based on research carried out in Honolulu, Hawaii. Average annual net benefits increase with tree size a

Author: William A. Hewitt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: weasel, vietnam, wild, sead, seeds, planting
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 1428992723
ISBN-13: 9781428992726

Author: Aquino, P.
Publisher: CIMMYT
Keywords: valley, sonora, mexico, yaqui, wheat, bed, planting, adoption
Number of Pages: 50
ISBN-10: 9686923985
ISBN-13: 9789686923988

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: rice, planting
Number of Pages: 12
ISBN-10: 9711040719
ISBN-13: 9789711040710

Author: A. K. M. A. Hossain
Publisher: Crops for the Future
Keywords: extension, workers, farmers, manual, field, artocarpus, heterophyllus, jackfruit
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0854328343
ISBN-13: 9780854328345

Why grow jackfruit trees?. Where to grow jackfruit trees. What to grow. How to grow jackfruit trees. Harvesting. Post-harvest handling and processing. Marketing. Socio-economics. 1a. Why grow the jackfruit tree?. For nutritious food. For traditional medicinal uses. Ecological and environmental value. 1b. For income. Fuel and timber. Cultural value. Land-use systems. More uses. 2a. Collecting planting materials. Merits and demerits of seed propagacion. 2b. Growing seedlings and young trees. Seed collection. Seed treatment. 3a. Setting up seedbeds and pot-beds. Preparation of potting mixture and
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