Phone: +852 2669 5126
Fax: +852 2669 5127
26A Siu Hang San Tsuen
Arboriculture Glossary of TermsThere are 1070 entries in this glossary.
All | # | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
acronym used in the tying of knots that stands for tie, dress, and set.
rope used to control the swing of a limb being removed or to control the direction or fall of a tree or limb being removed.
organic substances produced by trees. Believed to be involved in a tree
central, vertical root growing directly below the main stem or trunk that may or may not persist into plant maturity.
change in diameter over the length of trunks, branches, and roots.
(1) person, object, or structure that could be harmed (damaged or injured) by a tree or tree part in the event of failure. (2) location of target pruning.
|target (or natural) pruning||
process of branch removal to achieve a specified goal in which the pruning cuts are made at nodes and in relation to the positions of the branch collar and branch bark ridge.
type of perennial canker that gains its name from the appearance caused by concentric rings, each of which represents a year
tightened to the point of eliminating visible slack.
type of friction hitch used by climbers for fall protection during ascent, descent, and work positioning.
any of several hierarchic levels in the classification of living organisms.
science that studies the description, denomination, and classification of living organisms based on their similarities and differences. Contrast with anatomy, morphology, and physiology.
in structural pruning of young trees, branches (generally the lower branches) that are left in place or subordinated but will be removed later in forming the permanent scaffold framework of a tree. Contrast with permanent branches.
force at which a new piece of equipment or rope in testing fails in tension under a static load.
instrument used to measure soil moisture.
in mechanics, the action of forces to stretch or pull apart any material or substance. Contrast with compression.
stretching force put on a tree limb. Can pose a potential hazard.
in broadleaved trees, reaction wood that forms on the upper side of branches or the trunks of leaning trees. Contrast with compression wood.
bud at the tip of a twig or shoot. Apical bud. Contrast with lateral bud.
in cabling, a device or configuration that secures the end of a cable to the anchor hardware.
Glossary 2.5 is technology by Guru PHP