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Are you interested in creating a Main Blog Entry pertaining to Tree and Soil Research? If so, please email your topics and ideas to propractice@asla.org and list “Tree and Soil Research Entry” in the subject line.


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Title

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Main Entry Text

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The images should relate directly to something written in the text. Images about X topic should follow text written about X topic. The text should introduce the image, not the other way around.

Include up to 2 High-resolution images (300 dpi, or highest possible resolution). Images should be 350 pixels wide by 500 pixels tall or 500 pixels wide by 350 pixels tall. Images should be submitted in a standard graphics file format – JPG, TIF. Charts, graphs, and vector images should also submitted in a standard graphics file format. Do not submit images embedded in Word or PowerPoint documents. Please provide captions and source information for all images.

Given the Listserv is an online publication, images can be pulled from most Web sites or news sites if you cite them. Do not use images from stock photo web sites like Getty Images. Images submitted are assumed cleared for usage on our website.

Please include image credits for each photo in this style:
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Documents Guidelines (optional)

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Author

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