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AS 4373-1996 Pruning of amenity trees

Standard Number:  AS 4373-1996
Title:  Pruning of amenity trees
Language:  English
Replaced by Standard:  AS 4373-2007 pruning of amenity trees

Replacing Standard:  DR 91068

Publication Date:  1996/1/29
Execute Date:  1996/5/5
Status:  Withdrawn
International Classification for Standards (ICS)WOOD TECHNOLOGY>>Wood technology processes
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
Price:  
Number of Pages:16P.;A4  

Description:Sets out guidelines for pruning of amenity trees. It classifies pruning into two types- crown maintenance which includes the classes of general, formative, selective, deadwooding and thinning and crown modification which includes the classes of reduction, crown lifting, pollarding, remedial and line clearance. It does not include sculptural forms of pruning such as topiary nor does it include safety of the tree worker, wildlife habitat or practices relating to root pruning, chemical pruning, timber, foliage, fruit or flower production.  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS 4373-1996 PRUNING OF AMENITY TREES
PREFACE
CONTENTS
1 SCOPE
2 APPLICATION
3 DEFINITIONS
3.1 Bark
3.2 Branch
3.3 Branch bark ridge
3.4 Branch collar
3.5 Bud
3.6 Codominant stems
3.7 Compartmentalization
3.8 Crown
3.9 Decay
3.10 Epicormic shoots
3.11 Extruded bark
3.12 Final cut
3.13 Flush cut
3.14 Included bark
3.15 Lateral
3.16 Lopping
3.17 Natural target pruning
3.18 Stem
3.19 Stem bark ridge
3.20 Topping
3.21 Tree
3.22 Tree worker
3.23 Trunk
3.24 Trunk collar
3.25 Wound
4 CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE PRUNING
5 PRUNING PROCEDURES
5.1 General
5.2 Equipment
5.3 Precutting
5.4 Final cut
5.5 Branch lowering or dropping
5.6 Hanging branches
6 FOLIAGE DISTRIBUTION
6.1 General
6.2 Growth habit
6.3 Amount removed
6.4 Wound size
6.5 Weight distribution
6.6 Crown distribution
7 PRUNING TYPES AND CLASSES
8 CROWN MAINTENANCE
8.1 General
8.2 Thinning
8.3 Deadwooding
8.4 Selective pruning
8.5 Formative pruning of young trees
9 CROWN MODIFICATION
9.1 Reduction pruning
9.2 Crown lifting
9.3 Pollarding (P)
9.4 Remedial pruning
9.5 Line clearance
10 LOPPING AND TOPPING
  
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Tile in English:  Pruning of amenity trees

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