Description - Christmas Trees for Pleasure and Profit by
Wray provides guidance for choosing species suitable for the grower's situation, where and how to get planting stock, and how to care for it. The planting process is described in detail, including both hand and machine methods. The book presents useful techniques for protecting the growing trees from weeds, animals, fire, insects, and disease, and offers a full description of shearing or shaping trees to improve their form and density - keys to a successful crop.
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Rutgers University Press
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Author Biography -
ROBERT D. WRAY is retired from the U.S. Forest Service's North Central Forest Experiment Station in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has written for various conservation and professional publications and continues to do contract editing for the Forest Service.