Definition of arboriculture in English:
The cultivation of trees and shrubs.
- In recent years, short skills courses in arboriculture / tree surgery have been provided and these are now very popular.
- So it is likely that the green cover actually came when the Government introduced arboriculture or the plantation of trees for timber.
- Tree surgery, a scientific process which is a part of arboriculture or urban forestry, looks at the science of developing and maintaining trees.
- Example sentences
- Replacement values typically are calculated using an arboricultural industry formula based on a particular tree's intrinsic value for size, species, and health.
- The city council's leisure department, which is responsible for parks, has contacted specialists to examine the diseased trees, alongside the city's resident arboricultural officer.
- Harvey Lowson, City of York Council's arboricultural officer, said: ‘This hard decision has been made because the tree is in poor structural condition and is positioned over the busy public square.’
- Example sentences
- A leading arboriculturist has condemned a decision to fell a beech tree which he claims is one of the best of its species in the area.
- For 14 years he was the senior arboriculturist at the Department of Environment and advisor to central Government.
- An arboriculturist writes: This kind of sudden proliferation is always unhealthy.
Pronunciation: /ˌärbəriˈkəlCHərəl/ /ärˈbôriˌkəl-/adjective
Pronunciation: /ˈärb(ə)rəˌkəlCHərəst/ /ärˈbôrəˌkəlCH(ə)rəst/noun
Words that rhyme with arboriculturepisciculture
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