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Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by rambler, Jul 22, 2004.

  1. rambler

    rambler LawnSite Member
    Posts: 23

    any suggestions on some books or websites on tree disease. also need to read up on weeds and fert programs any and all help is greatly appreciated. new to the biz and need all the help i can get thank you for replying:)
  2. B&B

    B&B LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    contact your local extension office
  3. heritage

    heritage LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,268

    Here are some of my favorites:

    1) Turfgrass Management By A.J. Turgeon
    2) Sports Fields By Jim Puhalla, Jeff Krans, Mike Goatley
    3) Plant Health Care for Woody Ornamentals By John Lloyd
    4) Insects That Feed On Trees and Shrubs By Johnson and Lyon
    5) Diseases of Trees and Shrubs By Sinclair, Lyon and Johnson

    These books will be great referance books and As B+B mentioned your cooperative extension agent will help you with problems you cannot solve on your own.

    Enjoy working in the green industry!

    Pete D.
  4. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,898

    Sister site to this one, there's a lot of knowledge in those forums....

    As far as books, anything by Dr. Alex Shigo.


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