FOR254/FR316 Cycas revoluta, Sago Palm

FOR254, a 2-page fact sheet by Robert J. Northrop, Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this evergreen cycad native to the tropical islands of southern Japan, but growing well in the subtropics of the United States — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr316

FOR244/FR306 Ricinus communis, Castor Bean

FOR241, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this small statured tree from northeastern Africa and the Middle East, which is abundant throughout Florida. – scientific and common names, description, allergen, storm tolerance, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr306

FOR245/FR307 Hyophorbe lagenicaulis, Bottle Palm

FOR245, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this palm with a bottle shaped trunk that is endemic to the Mascarene Islands east of Madagascar, and can grow in south Florida — scientific and common names, description, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr307

FOR239/FR301 Quercus hemisphaerica, Darlington Oak

FOR239, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this tardily deciduous tree found along sandy ridges and mixed forests from Virginia south to Florida and west to Texas — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr301

FOR240/FR302 Dypsis decaryi, Triangle Palm

FOR240, a 2-page fact sheet by Heather V. Quintana, Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Mary McKenzie, describes this palm with a distinctive triangular shape to its trunk, which is endemic to the southeasternmost part of Madagascar and thrives in poor, dry soils– scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr302

FOR234/FR296 How to Identify a Tree

FOR234, a 22-page illustrated fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Erin M. Givens, and Melissa H. Friedman, guides readers through the process of identifying a tree. Includes references and a tree identification sheet. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, April 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr296

FOR227/FR289 Windbreak Designs and Planting for Florida Agricultural Fields

FOR-227, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Bijay Tamang, Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Donald L. Rockwood, reviews several design and planting options in order to assist in windbreak planning and development. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, August 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR289

FOR288/FR290 Management of Field Windbreaks

FOR-288, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Bijay Tamang, Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Donald L. Rockwood, summarizes the most important management practices needing attention from the time the windbreak is planted to when it is replaced. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, September 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR290

FOR226/FR288 Comparison of Urban Forest Tree Inventory and Management Software Systems

FOR-226, a 13-page illustrated fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Erin M. Brown, Melissa H. Friedman, Robert J. Northrop, and Mary E. Thornhill, examines many of the tree inventory software systems available as of 2009. It provides up-to-date information about previously existing tree inventory software systems as well as those recently launched. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, August 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR288

FOR224/FR286 Potential Woody Species and Species Attributes for Windbreaks in Florida

FOR-224, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Bijay Tamang, Donald L. Rockwood, and Melissa H. Friedman, discusses attributes affecting species selection decisions when designing living windbreaks. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR286

FOR209/FR271 The Structure and Composition of Tampa’s Urban Forest

FOR-209, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Robert J. Northrop, presents the information gained about the distribution of vegetation and variety of species in Tampa’s urban forest from an urban ecological assessment conducted in the city of Tampa. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, February 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR271

FOR205/FR267 Important Species in Tampa’s Urban Forest

FOR-205, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Robert J. Northrop, presents the information gained about tree species results from an urban ecological assessment conducted in the city of Tampa, including native vs. non-native and invasive tree species, palms and palm diseases, and mangrove forests. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, February 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR267

FOR204/FR266 Environmental Services Provided by Tampa’s Urban Forest

FOR-204, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Rob J. Northrop, provides a brief overview and results from an urban ecological assessment conducted in the city of Tampa from February to July 2007. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, January 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR266

FOR203/FR265 City of Tampa Urban Ecological Analysis

FOR-203, a 2-page executive summary by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Shawn M. Landry, and Robert J. Northrop, summarizes a report of an ecological assessmend of the city of Tampa’s urban forest resources. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, December 2008.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR265

FOR200/FR262 English Creek Native Tree and Plant Tour

FOR200, a 3-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Mary E. Thornhill, Describes the English Creek Preserve Native Tree and Plant Tour, with instructions for downloading and printing out a guidebook designed for use along the raised boardwalk trail, although it can also be used to identify trees and plants outside the preserve. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, October 2008.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR262

FOR192/FR253 The Benefits of Windbreaks for Florida Growers

Figure 2. Single-row eastern red cedar windbreak at Southwest Florida Research and Education Center (UF), Immokalee, Florida.
FOR-192, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Bijay Tamang, Melissa H. Friedman, and Don Rockwood, focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of living windbreaks for improving crop production and enhancing conservation activities in sustainable agriculture systems. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, July 2008.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR253