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Unit 3 Urban Tree Problems and Their Diagnosis

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Become familiar with typical environmental stresses experienced by urban and community shade trees
  2. Learn the basics of diagnosing shade tree problems and steps to remedy them

Understanding Trees

  1. The Urban Environment
  2. Plant Management
  3. Diseases and Pests
  4. Construction Impacts

Becoming an Advanced Master Gardener Tree Steward

Suggested Readings

These will be added. A complete list of the readings is available in the required text, "Advanced Master Gardener - Tree Steward Handbook," Virginia Cooperative Extension. The text is available from the Office of Consumer Horticulture of the Horticulture Department of Virginia Tech.

Additional useful materials

The presentations below may require either the Power Point Viewed or the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. Click here to go to our downloads page for information about how to obtain these free programs.

Unit 3 The Key to Long-term Success with Your Tree Plantings, Dr. Susan D. Day Research Assistant Professor in Urban Forestry Department of Forestry Virginia Tech., sdd@vt.edu This is an Adobe Acrobat File and will require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

Unit 3 Plant Health Care, Joseph Murray Assistant Professor of Biology Arboriculture Program Director, Blue Ridge Community College P.O. Box 80 Weyers Cave, VA 24486 www1.br.vccs.edu/murray This is an Adobe Acrobat File and will require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

Tree Pests and Diseases

Tree Diseases

 

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