September 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Container-grown trees are increasingly popular in a range of urban forestry and landscape applications. However, arborists and landscapers are often concerned about defects associated with container growing. Dr. Bert Cregg and members of his lab have researched various approaches to dealing with root systems of container-grown trees over the past decade. In this webinar, Dr. Cregg will highlight key findings from his group’s research and discuss practical implications for tree planters.
Join us for this FREE live webinar that is a prelude to the WAA Fall Seminar which ties into Dr. Cregg’s talk called “Quit Going in Circles: Managing Roots of Container-Grown Trees.”
0.5 CEUs available
Pre-registration is required. Click on ‘Register Online’ on the right side of the screen to register.
About the Speaker
Dr. Bert Cregg is a Professor in the Departments of Horticulture and Forestry at Michigan State University. He conducts research and extension programming on the physiology and management of trees, with a focus on nursery and Christmas tree production and urban forestry. Dr. Cregg has a Ph.D. in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia and was a research plant physiologist for the USDA Forest Service and International Paper before joining the faculty at MSU.
Thank you to UW-Extension for coordinating this event with us. We look forward to partnering on future events with you!
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