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This session will focus on fungal decay diseases, prevalent in the damp fall season, that affect many of our native tree species in the Pacific Northwest.
Recognition of decay pathogens is essential when assessing tree health and structure. This session will focus on fungal decay diseases, prevalent in the damp fall season, that affect many of our native tree species in the Pacific Northwest. Specific diseases covered include annosus root rot, armillaria root rot, laminated root rot, velvet top fungus, red ring rot, artist conk, brittle cinder and madrona canker. When assessing tree health and structure, proper identification of these pathogens is essential in order to determine appropriate management methods. Plant Health Care (PHC) approaches to management, including acceptable Integrated Pest Management (IPM) methods will be covered.
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The University of Washington Botanic Gardens is a unit within the School of Environmental & Forest Sciences and encompasses two sites: the Washington Park Arboretum on the south side of Union Bay and the Center for Urban Horticulture on the north side. The 230-acre Arboretum includes a vibrant collection...
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This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Whether you are a budding arborist or weekend woodcutter, knowing how to use your chainsaw safely and maintain it properly are keys to success. This lecture-demonstration course by an ISA-certified arborist teaches you the basics of chainsaw use and care, sharpening,...
Sunday Jan 31st, 10am - 12:10pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes—focusing on plant form and structure. Learn about the relationships between appearance...
Friday Feb 5th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(8 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Understand how the qualities of soil affect the overall productivity of plants and make sustainable gardening practices possible. Practical application of theory is stressed. Topics include soil formation, physical properties of soil, soil-water relationships,...
Monday Mar 1st, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture. This course focuses on the texture, structure, density, and color of different soils and the dynamic relationship that exists among soil, water, and plants. Learn irrigation and drainage techniques and explore how soil, organic matter, and microbiology...
Tuesday Mar 2nd, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(9 sessions)
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