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Landscape and Forest Tree and Shrub Disease Workshop
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Hands-on experience with many important landscape and forest diseases of trees and shrubs.

10/3/2015
When: Saturday, October 3, 2015
9:00am to 3:30pm
Where: Fernald Hall, UMass Amherst
270 Stockbridge Road
Amherst, Massachusetts  01003
United States
Contact: Ellen Weeks
(413) 545-0895

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Instructor: Nick Brazee, UMass Extension Plant Pathologist

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. The class will be kept small for plenty of one-on-one interaction. Lunch is on your own; morning coffee will be provided.


Five pesticide contact hours for categories 29, 35, 36, and Applicators License.

Association credits available: 5 ISA, 1 MCA, 2 MCLP, 1 MCH, 3 AOLCP, 5 SAF and 6 CFE


Pre-registration required, as space is limited.

Cost: $100/person (no group discount for this workshop).

For a registration form or to register online using a credit card, visit the UMass Extension website or contact UMass Extension at (413)545-0895 or email Ellen Weeks.

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