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University of Minnesota Extension, "Pruning Trees and Shrubs", FO-00628, Mike Zins and Deborah Brown, 2002; www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/DG0628.html
University of Minnesota Extension, "A Practitioner's Guide to Stem Girdling Roots", BU-07501, Gary R. Johnson and Richard J. Hauer, 2002; http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/practitioners-guide-to-stem-girdling-roots/.html
University of Minnesota Extension "Tree Fertilization: A Guide for Fertilizing New and Established Trees in the Landscape", FO-07410, Jeff Gillman and Carl Rosen, 2000; http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/tree-fertilization-guide/
University of Minnesota Extension "Protecting Trees and Shrubs Against Winter Damage", FO-01411, Bert T. Swanson and Richard Rideott, 2004; http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/protecting-from-winter-damage/
University of Wisconsin Extension, "Caring for Your Established Shade Trees", A1817, E.R. Hasselkus, 1993; http://cecommerce.uwex.edu/pdfs/A1817.PDF
University of Wisconsin Extension, "Caring for Deciduous Shrubs", A1771, E.R. Hasselkus, 1999; http://cecommerce.uwex.edu/pdfs/A1771.PDF
University of Wisconsin Extension, "Deciduous Shrubs, How to Properly Prune", X1015, Laura Jull, 1999; http://www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort/gardenfacts/X1015.pdf
University of Wisconsin Extension, "Deciduous Trees, How to Properly Prune", X1014, Laura Jull, 1999; www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort/landscape/Publications.htm
University of Wisconsin Extension, "Evergreens - Planting and Care", A1730, E.R. Hasselkus, http://cecommerce.uwex.edu/pdfs/A1730.PDF