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acronym for Standards Australia, a national consensus standards-setting body. See AS 4373.
|safe working load||
see working-load limit.
soils with high concentrations of both soluble salts (saline) and sodium ions (sodic). See saline soils and sodic soils.
soils with a high concentration of soluble salts. Can cause poor plant growth.
osmotic potential ratio of a fertilizer compared to sodium nitrate, based on the relative value of 100. The higher the salt index, the more likely plant damage will occur.
soil particles with a size between 0.06 and 2.0 millimeters in diameter. Contrast with clay and silt.
cultural practice of removing dead, infested, or diseased plant parts to reduce the spread of insects or disease.
organism that lives on and may act to decay dead organic matter. Contrast with epiphyte and parasite.
outer wood (xylem) that is active in longitudinal transport of water and minerals. Contrast with heartwood.
point at which a soil or an aquifer will no longer absorb any amount of water without losing an equal amount. Compare to available water, field capacity, gravitational water, and permanent wilting point.
protective sheath for a pruning saw or other tool.
(1) pertaining to tree architecture or form, a strong and properly spaced arrangement, framework, or system of branches throughout the crown. (2) a work platform, which may be stationary or moving.
permanent or structural branches that form the scaffold architecture or structure of a tree.
see double fisherman
one of a group of insects that attach themselves to plant parts and suck the sap.
wedge-shaped cut forming the front of the hinge used in tree or limb removal. See face notch.
type of friction hitch used in climbing and rigging.
top part of a graft, with leaves and buds, that is grafted to the root stock.
browning and shriveling of foliage, especially at the leaf margin.
connecting device with a threaded closure mechanism. Used to secure equipment or tree sections in rigging operations.
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