About Tree Physiology – Course # GCE: 6-1501
Registered LAs and ISA Certified Arborists
This course provides the reader with a comprehensive description of tree physiology starting with reproduction and root formation and going on to trunk formation, leaves, branches and the total tree. Natural systems are discussed and include tree responses to environmental stimuli, various forms of tree movement and the causes of stress in trees. Synthetic techniques used to cause tree responses for food production and growth regulation are also discussed.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Readers will learn the terminology and definitions in the field of tree physiology.
2. Landscape architects will come away with a better understanding of a tree’s needs and how this can be used in tree selection and preservation.
3. A thorough understanding of the total tree and its responses to natural and man-made stimuli will give the landscape architect the knowledge and confidence to work with arborists and other tree professionals.
Edited by Len Phillips with sources cited.
# GCE: 6-1501
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