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Title: Northern Mountain and Prairie Community Tree Guide

Author: McPherson, E.G.; Simpson, J.R.; Peper, P.J.; Maco, S.E.; Xiao, Q.; Hoefer, P.J.;

Date: 2003

Source: Davis, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research. 88 p.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous

Description: This tree guide quantifies benefits and costs for typical large-, medium-, small-stature, deciduous trees, as well as a conifer. The analysis assumed that trees were planted in a residential yard site or a public (street/park) site, under a 40-year time frame, and having a 60% survival rate. Tree care costs were based on findings from a survey of municipal and commercial arborists. Benefits were calculated using tree growth curves and numerical models that considered regional climate, building characteristics, air pollutant concentrations, and prices.

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McPherson, E.G.; Simpson, J.R.; Peper, P.J.; Maco, S.E.; Xiao, Q.; Hoefer, P.J. 2003. Northern Mountain and Prairie Community Tree Guide. Davis, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research. 88 p.

 


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