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Introduction to Arboriculture: Tree Identification and Selection

Introduction to Arboriculture: Tree Identification and Selection

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This interactive CD-ROM was developed as an educational resource for arborists. In the horticulture or forestry classroom, it will have the same benefits. This CD features:

  • Instructional strategies that simulate job tasks
  • A high level of interactivity
  • Self-paced instruction (can accommodate multiple users)
  • Emphasis on visuals
  • Digital audio that enhances text
  • A system of instant feedback that engages the learner
  • Quiz questions
  • Glossary of key terms with definitions and pronunciations

Tree Identification and Selection has these objectives:

  1. Understand how all plants are classified and how scientific names are based on the classification system.
  2. Explain what scientific names are, why they are used, and how they are written.
  3. Explain how plant characteristics, such as growth habit, texture, and color, can be used in tree identification.
  4. Describe how leaf arrangement is used to help identify trees.
  5. Become familiar with the various leaf shapes and types of leaf margins, bases, and apices.
  6. Learn to use bud and twig characteristics to identify trees without leaves.

System requirements: Windows 2000 or XP; Pentium III or better; 24X CD-ROM or better; sound.

See also CD1008 Introduction to Arboriculture: Pruning; CD1010 Introduction to Arboriculture: Diagnosis and Disorders; CD1011 Introduction to Arboriculture: Planting and Early Care; and CD1012 Introduction to Arboriculture: Tree Maintenance