Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Interactive Track is intended as a more in-depth, hands-on educational experience for those who wish to delve deeper into a specific topic.

Diagnosing Tree and Shrub Problems: A Stepwise Approach

Instructed by: Tom Creswell and John Bonkowski, Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab, Purdue University


“Diagnosing Tree and Shrub Problems: A Stepwise Approach” will teach the steps of problem diagnosis, including tips for proper identification of the host, as well as key symptoms and signs to help identify specific plant diseases. There are many look-alike problems and expression of symptoms is a dynamic process—with symptoms changing in appearance over time. This interactive workshop will combine photos with hands-on diagnosis of samples in a stepwise approach to problem solving. This hands-on workshop will conclude with a review of the samples, allowing you to self-test your knowledge of the problems presented.