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ASSOCIATIONS

Balsam Fir Christmas Tree Growers of Canada
http://www.evergreenbalsam.ns.ca

Canadian Christmas Tree Growers
http://www.christmastree.net/home_eng.htm

Christmas Tree Farm Network
http://www.christmas-tree.com

National Christmas Tree Association
http://www.christmastree.org

North Carolina Christmas Tree Association
http://www.ncchristmastrees.com

Pennsylvania Christmas Tree Growers Association
http://www.christmastrees.org

WEB SITES

California Christmas Tree Association Research Library
http://www.cachristmas.com/research.htm

Christmas Tree Farms
http://www.ag.auburn.edu/hort/landscape/christmastreehistory.html
An interesting article about the tradition of Christmas tree growing.

Christmas Tree Production Overview
http://hammock.iafs.ufl.edu

Economics of Growing an Acre of White Pines
http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/forestry/420-081/420-081.html

50 Careers in Trees
http://www.urbanforest.org/treecareers

Growing Christmas Trees in Illinois
http://www.ag.uiuc.edu/~vista/html_pubs/xmas/xmas.html
Extensive information packet, available free online.

Growing Christmas Trees in Newfoundland and Labrador
http://www.nr.gov.nl.ca/agric/crops/xmas_trees.stm
Information on the business of tree farming, provided by the Canadian government.

Species for Christmas Tree Planting in Virginia
http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/forestry/420-082/420-082.html

BOOKS

Buffi, Mike. The Gardener's Guide to Planting and Growing Trees. London, England: Lorenz Books, 2007.

Hicks, Ivan. Tricks with Trees: Growing, Manipulating and Pruning. London, England: Pavilion, 2007.

Watson, Bob. Trees: Their Use, Management, Cultivation and Biology: A Comprehensive Guide. Ramsbury, England: Crowood Press, 2006.

MAGAZINES

Christmas Trees
http://www.christmastreesmagazine.com

MULTIMEDIA

Christmas Tree Farm Network
http://www.christmas-tree.com

Includes an online directory of retail and wholesale Christmas tree farms in the United States.

Morrill Digital Library: Christmas Trees
http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/aim/ExtensionArticles/extart.forestry.christree.htm
Download a video on shearing and culturing Christmas trees.

Virginia Cooperative Extension, Insect Pests of Christmas Trees Slide Show
http://www.ext.vt.edu/departments/entomology/christmas

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