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  1. Root Barrier Selection & Installation – Self Assessment Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service University of Florida / IFAS Module #9 Assessment Questions 1. Root barriers have a direct affect on the development of a tree trunk diameter. - True - False 2. Which of the following is not a use associated with root barriers? A) Prevention of root penetration B) Install horizontally to direct roots sideways C) Redirection of root growth D) Protection of utility lines 3. It is recommended that root barriers be installed at a depth greater than 12 inches. - True - False 4. An example(s) of a “physical” root barrier is: A) Deflector B) Trap C) Course gravel D) All of the above This module, a part of the Strengthening our Community Tree Canopy Through Education, was made possible by a grant through the 2011 National Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Florida Forest Service. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution.