ERIC Number: ED273838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
The Tree Worker's Manual.
Smithyman, S. J.
This manual is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as tree care professionals. Addressed in the individual chapters of the guide are the following topics: the tree service industry; clothing, eqiupment, and tools; tree workers; basic tree anatomy; techniques of pruning; procedures for climbing and working in the tree; aerial lifts; tree identification; identification and treatment of tree problems; and other tree care operations. Appendixes to the manual contain first aid procedures and lists of selected common plants of North America, followed by references and a glossary. Each chapter begins with a set of objectives followed by instructional text. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Entry Workers, Equipment Utilization, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Plant Growth, Plant Propagation, Postsecondary Education, Safety, Secondary Education, Trees, Vocational Education
Ohio Agricultural Education Curriculum Materials Service, 2120 Fyffe Road, Room 254, Columbus, OH 43210-1099 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Agricultural Education Service.
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