by Alex L. Shigo a tenth of the planet’s surface, trap about half of all the energy entering the biosphere. The energy, which en- ters as solar radiation, serves to. Modern Arboriculture: A Systems Approach to the Care of Trees and Their Associates Jan 01, by Alex L. Shigo ยท Hardcover. $$ Only 1 left in. As Alex Shigo, the father of modern arboriculture, said, ‘many. of the tree care practices that were developed centuries ago have changed. little over the years’.

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So to him I owe much. His core burned with a deep, human warmth partnered with the scientific mind. He lived to forever question accepted convention and to share his discoveries.

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Tree Books by Dr. Alex Shigo

Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Please allow Javascript in your browser. He led the way to the demonizing of ‘topping’, aided the utilities in understanding sound management of trees near power lines, wrote of his many discoveries related to tree physiology, and shared his knowledge with many throughout the world.

He studied the progression of decay in trees in his role of scientist with the US. I enjoy Alex Shigo’s sense of humor also! Shigo was born slex Duquesne, Pennsylvania.

Tree Books by Dr. Alex Shigo

This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat Shigo produced over publications, including many research papers, books, pamphlets, CDs, and DVDs. Covers all aspects of tree biology in detail. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

These enabled him to prepare longitudinal sections of trees, which allowed him to study the longitudinal spread of decay organisms within them. The Shigo and Trees, Associates business was transferred to their daughter in I was evolving — I no longer accepted the day-to-day relegation of trees to the commercial world, to human consumption alone. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. He ended up allowing my daughter Audrey to attend his microscope lab as well.


He traveled the world doing presentations, workshops, seminars and demonstrations, sharing his passion for trees. He served there as Chief Scientist for 25 years and retired in A conversational style, plus step-by-step illustrations, makes it easy to understand.

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English Choose a language for shopping. A major discovery from this work was that trees have ways of walling off decaying tissues, which he named Compartmentalization of Decay in Trees CODIT.

His large body of primary research serves as a broad foundation for further research in tree biology. Hence the logic of the U.