Establishing a Nursery in Alberta: Appendix A

 
 
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 Selected Texts for Pest Management

Chemical control:
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. Crop Protection. Agdex #606-1.

British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; British Columbia Landscape and Nursery Association. Nursery and Landscape Pest Management and Production Guide. Revised: 1998. ($26.75).
Available from: British Columbia Landscape and Nursery Association, Suite 101, 5880 176A Street, Surrey BC V3S 4E3. Tel: 604-574-7772 or Fax: 604-574-7773.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food. New Nursery Landscape Plant Production Guide Publication # 383 (1997). Tel: (519)826-3700 or Fax: (519)825-3355.

Weeds:
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. Weeds of the Prairies. Agdex # 604-4.

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. Weed Seedling Identification. Agdex #640-9.

Whitson, T.D., et al. 1992. Weeds of the West. Pioneer of Jackson Hole. Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Insects:
Ives, W.G.H. and H.R. Wong. 1988. Tree and Shrub Insects of the Prairie Provinces. Ministry of Supply and Services Canada. Edmonton, Alberta. Available from UBC Press, University of British Columbia, 6344 Memorial Rd., Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2. Tel: 604-822-5959. Fax: 1-800-668-0821.

Johnson, W.T. and H.H. Lyon. 1991. Insects that Feed on Trees and Shrubs, 2nd edition. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.

Phillip, H. and E. Mengerson. 1989. Insect Pests of the Prairies. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. (Available in many bookstores in Alberta.)

Diseases:
Hiratsuka, Y. 1987. Forest Tree Diseases of the Prairie Provinces. Ministry of Supply and Services Canada, Edmonton, Alberta. Available from Northern UBC Press, University of British Columbia, 6344 Memorial Rd., Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2. Tel: (604)822-5959. Fax: 1-800-668-0821.

Sinclair, W.A., H.H. Lyon and W.T. Johnson. 1987. Diseases of Trees and Shrubs. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.

Texts for Nursery Production and Tree Care

Nursery management:
Davidson, H., C. Peterson, and R. Mecklenburg. 1994. Nursery Management Administration and Culture. 3rd edition. Prentice-Hall, New Jersey.

Edmonds J. 1980. Container Plant Manual. Grower Books, London.

Lamb, J.G.D., J.C. Kelly and P. Bowbrick. 1981. Nursery Stock Manual. Grower Books, London.

Stanley, J. and A. Toogood. 1981. The Modern Nurseryman. Faber and Faber Ltd., London.

Whitcomb, C.F. 1984. Plant Production in Containers. Lacebark Publications, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Whitcomb, C.F. 1987. Production of Landscape Plants. Lacebark Publications, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Tree care:
Alberta Agriculture and Food. Pruning In Alberta. Agdex # 270/24-1.

Pirone, P.P., J.R. Hartman, M.A. Sall and T.P. Pirone. 1988. Tree Maintenance. 6th edition. Oxford University Press, New York.

Propagation:
Dirr, M.A. and C.W. Heuser. 1987. The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation: From Seed to Tissue Culture. Varsity Press Inc., Athens, Georgia.

Hartmann, H.T., D.E. Kester, F.T. Davies and R.L. Geneve. 1997. Plant Propagation. 6th edition. Prentice-Hall, New Jersey.

Young J.A. and C.G. Young. 1992. Seeds of Woody Plants in North America. Dioscorides Press, Portland, Oregon.

Dirr, M.A. 1990. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants: Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses. Stipes Publishing Company, Champaign, Illinois.

Dirr, M.A. 1997. Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs, an illustrated encyclopedia. Timber Press Inc., Portland, Oregon.

Knowles, H. 1989. Woody Ornamentals for the Prairies. University of Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta.

Available in many bookstores in Alberta.

Industry Standards Publication:
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA). 1996. The Canadian Standard for Nursery Stock, 6th edition.
Available from: Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association (LANTA)
10215 - 176 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5S 1M1
LANTA Tel: 403-489-1991; Fax: 403-444-2152
CNLA Tel: 905-875-1399 or 905-875-1840

Periodicals:
American Nurseryman
Subscription Department, American Nurseryman
77W Washington St, Suite 2100
Chicago IL. 60602-9747
Tel: 1-800-621-2757

Digger
Oregon Association of Nurserymen Inc.
2780 SE Harrison, Suite 102
Milwaukee, Oregon 97222
Tel: 503-653-8733 & 800-342-6401; Fax: 503-653-3056

Horticulture Review
Landscape Ontario Publication
7856 Fifth Line South, R.R. #4, Station Main
Milton, ON L9T 2X8
Tel: 905-875-1805; Fax: 905-875-0183; E-mail: lo@hort-trades.com

Hort West
BC Nursery Trades Association Publication
Suite 101, 5830 - 176A Street
Surrey, BC V3S 4E3
Tel: 604-574-7772; Fax: 604-574-7773

Landscape Trades
Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association
7856 Fifth Line South, R.R. #4, Station Main
Milton, ON L9T 2X8
Tel: 905-875-1805; Fax: 905-875-0183; Toll Free: 1-800-265-5656 (Ontario Only)
Email: lo@hort-trades.com

Prairie Landscape Magazine
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association (LANTA)
OT Communications, Suite 600, 237 - 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 2C3
Tel: 403-264-3270 ext. 224; Fax: 403-264-3276

Associations:
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association (LANTA)
10215 - 176 Street
Edmonton, AB T5S 1M1
Tel: 403-489-1991; Fax: 403-444-2152; Toll Free: 1-800-378-3198
Email: info@landscape.alberta.com


Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA)
R.R. #4, Station Main
7856 fifth Street
Milton, ON L9T 2X8
Tel: 905-875-1399; Fax: 905-875-1840 Toll Free: 1-888-446-3499
Email: cnla@canadanursery.com
 
 
 
 

Other Documents in the Series

 
  Guide to Establishing a Nursery in Alberta
Establishing a Nursery in Alberta: Site Selection
Establishing a Nursery in Alberta: Field Production
Establishing a Nursery in Alberta: Propagation Systems
Establishing a Nursery in Alberta: Container Growing
Establishing a Nursery in Alberta: Pest Management
Establishing a Nursery in Alberta: Business Plan
Establishing a Nursery in Alberta: Appendix A - Current Document
 
 
 
 
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