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Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) was first discovered in southeastern Michigan in 2002.
In this first webinar in a two-part series, planners will learn about inventory tools and whole farm conservation planning approaches to enhance pollinator and other wildlife habitat.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Georgia Forestry Association (GFA) is focused on providing long term value to forestry investments in the state and the nation.
The past few months have highlighted the importance of parks and nature in cities.
Six elements are required in small amounts for the growth and development of plants. These are referred to as micronutrients: iron (Fe), manganese (Mn) copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), molybdenum (Mo), and boron (B).
Needlecast and needle blight are terms applied to a variety of foliage disorders of many coniferous species. These diseases are usually more severe on young trees or on trees growing outside of their natural range.
Concern over the use of pesticides in public areas, such as schools, daycare centers, and parks, has prompted some state and local governments to severely restrict or ban pesticides in these locations.
Sonic tomography, or the use of sound waves to detect decay in trees, is a relatively new technology available to arborists.
The horticultural trade relies on healthy plants to flourish. However, its very nature
means that it is also a key pathway for the introduction and spread of plant pests and diseases.