Best Management Practices – Soil Management for Urban Trees, 2nd Edition (2021)
ISA has developed a series of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the purpose of interpreting tree care standards and providing guidelines of practice for arborists, tree workers, and the people who employ their services.
Protection and restoration of soil quality is an important task and should be a goal for arborists, tree owners, and managers. This BMP recommends practices for assessing, modifying, and conserving soils that support trees and shrubs in the urban environment.
It also serves as a companion publication for the American National Standard for Tree Care Operations—Tree, Shrub and Other Woody Plant Management—Standard Practices (Soil Management a. Assessment, b. Modification, c. Fertilization, and d. Drainage).
Topics in this BMP include:
- Goals of Soil Management
- Assessment, Sampling, and Analysis
- Modifications and Amendments
- Glossary of Terms
(©2021, softcover, 70 pp.)
*Replaces 1st edition (2014)
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