Table 4.

Difference in dbh, urban stress, and percentage of crown removal between trees growing in Yonkers, White Plains, and New Castle, NY.

CommunityTree dbh (inches)Urban stress ratingaCrown removed(%)
White Plains9.430.8211
New Castle5.190.0627
  • a —Rating based on cumulative presence of wounds, root girdling, and exposed roots. A rating of 1 would indicate that on average each tree is subject to at least one major stress factor such as wounding, girdling roots, or exposed roots.