SHIGO ON TREE SYSTEMS

From the trees (systems) within the forest.


To trees (systems) within the city.



 
 

Written by DR. ALEX L. SHIGO (Tree Biologist) for the professional.

The Author-Alex L. Shigo was born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania on May 8, 1930. He received his BS in Biology from Waynesburg College in 1956 and his MS and Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from West Virginia University in 1958 and 1959, respectively. From 1959 to 1985 he was employed by the US Forest Service as chief scientist -and Project Leader of a Pioneering Project on Discoloration and Decay in Forest Trees. He has dissected over 15,000 trees with a chainsaw. He has studied trees in many countries. His research yielded 270 publications and he has received many honors and awards. He believes that we must help trees by helping the people who work with trees by providing sound educational programs based on research.

AUTHOR'S PROFILE

Articles within:

1. A Professional Understands Dose

2. A Touch of Chemistry

3. How trees survive

4. Tree Autopsy

5. Troubles in the Rhizosphere

6. Arboriculture in the 21st Century

7.  A NEW TREE BIOLOGY COMES OF AGE

8.  The Science of Tree Cultivation and the Science Behind the Treatments

9. Tree Education and Philosophy

10. Armillaria Root Rots, Predisposition and Poor Sorauer.

11. WATER AND TREES

12. Canker Rots and the Heart Rot Myth

13. California Oak Problem

14. Tree Chemicals that Kill or Cure

15. Trees and Associates in Winter

16.  What Arborists Need to Know About Lichens

17. Comics

Books And More

Other educational Material by SHIGO AND TREES, ASSOCIATES


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