Tree Roots in the Built Environment
- Published: 14 June 2006
- Site: Planning, building and the environment
This book provides a review of current research and
knowledge on tree roots and their interaction with the built
environment. The text provides the basic science of soils and
root biology and highlights the ease with which trees can be
damaged and killed by adversly affecting their rooting
environment - an area so often ignored. Subsequent chapters
explore how to enhance and protect the rooting environment and
assesses the effects of roots on man made structures and vice
versa. It covers a broad range of practical issues and will be
a valuable reference for all those whose work is likely to
affect or be affected by trees.
This publication is not available to download. It is only
available to buy in hard copy.