Bartlett Tree Experts & Old Westbury Gardens Annual Horticultural Forum

Registration Eligibility
Invitation, only.
Start Date
03/02/2017
End Date
03/02/2017
Description
This course is an annual forum hosted by the Long Island offices of Bartlett Tree Experts. The forum covers identification of insects and diseases impacting plants in the Northeast, as well as a presentation by Horticulturist/Author Robert Saunders on The Future of Boxwood.
Location
Westbury, NY
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
3.25
Learning Outcomes
- Identify signs and symptoms of common anthropod pest problems in order to guide treatment decision making by landscape professionals.
- Identify signs and symptoms of common disease problems on landscape properties in the Northeast in order to guide treatment decision making by landscape professionals.
- Educate attendees on how the discovery of boxwood blight in the U.S. is affecting their production in the nursery and the future of boxwood, varietal tolerance and the reality of learning to live with the disease.
Instructors
Dr. Gretchen Pettis, Entomolist at BTRL;Dr. Bruce Fraedrich, Plant Pathologist at BTRL; Robert Saunders, Horticulturist/Author
Website Registration
Course Codes
Old Westbury 2017
Provider
The FA Bartlett Tree Expert Company


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