UMass Extension Weed Herbarium

Landscape and Forest Tree and Shrub Disease Workshop

Event date/time: 
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Fernald Hall, UMass Amherst

Join Nick Brazee, UMass Extension Plant Pathologist, for this workshop where participants will gain hands-on experience with many important landscape and forest diseases of trees and shrubs. The UMass-Amherst campus offers a wide variety of ornamental and forest trees and shrubs of all ages. Selected diseases will range from leaf spots, needle casts, root rot, stem cankers, rusts, anthracnose and more. An introductory lecture will review the basics of diagnostic plant pathology followed by a walking tour of campus. The day will end with a laboratory session using microscopy to view prepared slides. Cost: $100. Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. Lunch is on your own, morning coffee will be provided. 


Pre-registration required as seating is limited; the cost is $100.  Online registrations include a nominal processing fee.

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Pesticide & Professional Certification Credits

4 pesticide contact hours in categories29, 35, 36 and Applicator’s License will be offered; valid for equivalent categories in all New England states.

ISA, MCA, MCH and MCLP professional certification credits have been requested.

Contact's name: 
Ellen Weeks
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Contact's email: 
270 Stockbridge Road
Amherst, MA 01003
United States
270 Stockbridge Road Amherst MA