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Bill Klingeman, Associate Professor (revising editor), Alina Campbell (translator), and Rich Maxey (layout). Originally developed as “Pruning Landscape Trees, Shrubs and Groundcovers” (PB1619) by Donna C. Fare, former Assistant Professor, Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design.PB1619Best Management Practices for Pruning Landscape Trees, Shrubs and Ground CoversHaga un click aquí para leer en Español Table of contents Why prune? 3 Tools of the pruning trade 3-4 Proper pruning techniques 4-7A special note about “tree topping” 5Heading cuts: to shorten a branch or stem 5-6Thinning cuts: to remove a main or side branch 6Severe renewal pruning 6Shearing and hedges 6-7Pruning ornamental plants to control insects and diseases 7 When to prune? Physiological considerations 7-8 When to prune? Habits of flowering trees and shrubs 8 When to prune? Habits of broadleaf and narrow-leaf evergreens 8 When to prune? Habits of vines and ground covers 8-9 Management of young trees 9-10 Management of...