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Revised - 05/19/03

Protecting Shade Trees During Home Construction



Crop Research Division
Agricultural Research Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 104, USDA, 1965.
8 pages
Issued April 1965 (Fil. 1)

Northeastern Region
Agricultural Research Service
Slightly revised September 1975 (Fil. 2)

Reviewed by
Schreiber, R. L., ARS Research Plant Pathologist
USDA-ARS North Central Region
Nursery Crops Research Laboratory
Delaware, Ohio
Slightly revised April 1977 (Fil. 3)

Supersedes Farmers Bulletin 1967, Reducing Damage to Trees
From Construction Work.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current
recommendations.

Methods for protecting trees from various forms of
construction injury are described. Types of injury covered
includes lowering and raising grades, and trunk injury.
Diagrams provide more detail on how to provide protection
from grade change injury.


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