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USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000083
Revised - 05/19/03

Pruning Shade Trees and Repairing Their Injuries

May, Curtis
Crops Research Division
Agricultural Research Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 83, USDA, 1962.
15 pages
Issued June 1962 (Fil. 1)
Slightly revised June 1965

May, Curtis, ARS Plant Pathologist, retired
Schreiber, L. R., USDA-ARS Supervisory Plant Pathologist
Nursery Crops Research Laboratory
Agricultural Research Service
Reviewed and approved for reprinting May 1976 (Fil. 3)
Revised November 1983 (Fil. 4)

Spanish version
February 1964 (Fil. 2)

Supersedes Farmer's Bulletin 1896, Care of Damaged Shade

Archive copy of the bulletin. Do not use for current

Drawings and photographs help illustrate various pruning
techniques for trees. Pruning techniques for maintaining
tree health and shapeliness are described.

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