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    Climbers' CornerTree Academy
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    Advanced Tree Biology: Macroscopic Tree Anatomy

    Summary

    Professional tree health care providers and tree managers should always use the proper terms and definitions for tree components, parts, and growth patterns.  Understanding proper scientific names for anatomical components is critical in identifying and describing tree parts and problems.  This workshop is an advanced technical look at tree anatomy and morphology at the macroscopic levels (<15X) in above ground tree structures.  Concentration will be on identifying and naming common tree growth forms, and visible tree tissues and their organization.  Coverage includes twig, branch, stem, and periderm anatomy, along with identifying features visible with the naked eye or under low magnification.  Can you tell one part from another?  A certificate of completion will be provided. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Presenters

    Dr. Kim D. Coder is Professor of Tree Biology and Health Care at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, USA. He has degrees from Iowa State University in forestry, tree biology, and forest ecology. Dr. Coder was elected world President of the International Society of Arboriculture by fellow professionals. In the last 15 years, he has received three of ISA's world-wide, peer selected awards (Shigo, Harris, & Achievement awards). He won the highest international award given by the Arbor Day Foundation - the J. Sterling Morton award. Dr. Coder is author of over 500 technical publications and articles. He is an international lecturer and consultant to private citizens, corporations, attorneys, and communities on tree health care, tree anatomy, abiotic tree stress, lightning & tree protection, risk management, tree physiology, biomechanics, and community forest ecology.

    Climbers' CornerTree Academy
    MondayTuesdayWednesday

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