This volume contains a detailed guide to pruning fruit trees in arid regions, with information on required tools, different techniques, common problems, and many other related aspects. It was written by an expert in the subject, and contains wealth of simple instructions and handy tips that will be of considerable utility to the modern fruit grower. Contents include: “Physiology of Pruning”, “Treatment of Wounds”, “Pruning Tools”, “Pruning the Apple”, “Pruning the Apricot”, “Pruning the Cherry”, “Pruning the Peach”, “Pruning the Pear”, “Pruning the Quince”, “Pruning the Plum”, and “Thinning the Fruit”. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit.