Tree & Plant Diagnostic Workshop: Sharpening Diagnostic Skills as an Arborist Investigator

@ University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
on Thursday, June 20, 2019
in Phoenix, AZ

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Topics include:

How to determine biotic vs abiotic diseases and disorders

a. Investigating the details both in the field and with resources available

b. Disease symptoms and how to discover evidence of the pathogen

Working with labs - Pulling and sending pathology samples

a. What labs do who perform the work

b. Pulling soil, water, tissue samples

c. Analyzing the data collected

Addressing aging infrastructure and how it impacts tree health

a. Turf to dg conversions- impacts on trees

b. Under designed irrigation systems- how this impacts trees as they mature

c. Ideas for retrofitting irrigation systems to properly water mature trees

Investigator tools - what you need and how to use them

Collecting history information - what to ask to get to the bigger picture

Checklists for thoroughly gathering all the relevant information

How to determine where the investigation begins and ends

Real-world notes from the field - a wrap-up session with stories, experiences, photos and the sleuthing involved is diagnosing the issues.

ISA and PMD CEUs Applied for

Registration Fees:

  • ACTC Member Rate (includes Staff of ACTC Members)
    • $95 - thru May 21
    • $110.00 - after May 21
  • Non-Member
    • $110 - thru May 21
    • $125 - after May 21


University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
4341 E. Broadway Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85040