The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Arboriculture

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Edition of 1920. See also Arboriculture on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

ARBORICULTURE, the scientific cultivation of trees. It embraces that part of horticulture which treats of the planting and cultivation of ornamental and fruit trees and that part of forestry known as sylviculture. For the horticultural growing of various trees see under the corresponding special headings. See also Forestry.