Explaining planted-tree survival and growth in urban neighborhoods: A social–ecological approach to studying recently-planted trees in Indianapolis

Jessica M. Vogt, Shannon Lea Watkins, Sarah K. Mincey, Matthew S. Patterson, Burnell C. Fischer
2015 Landscape and Urban Planning  
h i g h l i g h t s • We examined the relationship between social-ecological system (SES) factors & street tree success. • Variables from all SES factors influence recently-planted tree survival & growth. • The impact of neighborhood watering strategy on tree success depends on planting season. • Future research should consider social-ecological context of planted urban trees.
doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.11.021 fatcat:e6o26cohnvdfvmcqmwzlrkg6oa