arboriculture

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arboriculture

the cultivation of trees or shrubs, esp for the production of timber

arboriculture

[¦är·bə·rə¦kəl·chər]
(botany)
The cultivation of ornamental trees and shrubs.
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As an arboriculturist your tasks would include carrying out detailed surveys of sites to record the number of trees and their condition.
You can become an arboriculturist by getting a degree, foundation degree or BTEC HND in subjects such as arboriculture, arboriculture and urban forestry, forestry and woodland management, or you can gain a mixture of experience and a professional qualification.
The Lantra course will teach arboriculturists with basic training to identify and treat such trees, preventing the occurrence of unnecessary accidents.