Five years of research and collaboration by a team of researchers has have produced a wealth of information on deep roots, that is summarized on this website. The original information can be found through the links below. Also included is a handout that can be printed for classes or clients. All are Adobe Acrobat .pdf format files that can be printed or downloaded.
Getting the Roots Right Conference Proceedings (3,376kb pdf)
Prominent researchers gathered at the Morton Arboretum in 2005 to report their most recent work on the effect of Deep Root of Landscape Trees.
Landscape Below Ground III Presentation Abstracts (156kb pdf)
Deep Roots of Landscape Trees were also a major focus of the Landscape Below Ground III conference in 2008. The full conference proceedings will be published by the International Society of Arboriculture will include complete papers.
Deep Roots Literature Reference List (23kb pdf)
A comprehensive list of literature citations on Deep Roots of Landscape Trees has been compiled.
Preventing Deep Root Systems Handout
This is a short summary of the information from this website, focusing on correcting and preventing deep roots at planting time. Two formats are available.