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the cultivation of trees and shrubs.
Historical Examples

And I am not at all angry because you sing us the same old song about the English ploughs and arboriculture and silviculture.
Dona Perfecta B. Perez Galdos

He has not lived in vain, for he is a tree planter and believes in arboriculture.
Seed Dispersal William J. Beal

The success of arboriculture on the formerly treeless plains and plateaus, however, decreases as one travels westward.
North America Israel C. Russell

Etna has many points of interest for all classes of scientific men, and not least for the student of arboriculture.
The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook

It does not deal with the individual tree and its planting and care,—that would be arboriculture.
Studies of Trees Jacob Joshua Levison

arboriculture was universal: the provinces of Valencia, Cordoba, and Toledo they filled with trees—fruit-trees and timber.
Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman

Government should inaugurate a thorough system of arboriculture, inviting and encouraging a real science.
A Summer’s Outing Carter H. Harrison

They have no business under any known theory of arboriculture to be beautiful, but beautiful they are.
Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888) William Henry Hurlbert

I have never met with the verb in that sense elsewhere, but overtop is evermore the appropriate term in arboriculture.
Notes and Queries, Number 189, June 11, 1853 Various

An interesting and instructive book dealing with a phase of arboriculture hitherto not touched upon.
Fifty Years of Golf Horace G. Hutchinson

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


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