DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.90026
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Ning Li, Yang Liu

Abstract: As a fundamental part of the urban function, urban green space faced a longterm maintenance requirement. The maintenance of urban green space (i.e., trimming, irrigation, fertilization, pesticide, and plant waste removal) can have environmental impacts, such as energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission. This chapter focuses on the adjustment of the plant communities' combinations in urban green space to reduce the environmental impacts in long-term maintenance. The plant communities in urban green s…

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