A new app developed in the United States helps fruit tree growers identify and treat diseases in their fruit trees and berry plants. In this episode of The Urban Forestry Radio Show Susan Poizner talks to Clemson University fruit specialist Guido Schnabel, the developer of the MyIPM (Integrated Pest Management) app. Susan’s second guest is arborist Warren Hoselton of the Canadian Tree Fund who talks about the importance of funding tree research and education…and how you can help by getting involved in the annual STIHL Tour des Trees.
What you will learn about the MyIPM app in this show:
- What is the MyIPM app used for?
- How does the MyIPM app work?
- What does IPM mean?
- What other fruit tree care apps are available?
- What tests are available for fruit tree pest and disease issues?
- What are some organic approaches to pest and disease prevention
What you will learn about funding tree research in this show:
- What is the Canadian Tree Fund?
- What are the goals of the Canadian Tree Fund?
- How do you become a certified arborist?
- What is the STIHL Tour des Trees?
- What is the Toronto Island Tree Tour?
- How do you get involved with Canadian Tree Fund events?
- Why is tree protection such an important cause to fund?
The show’s host is Susan Poizner, creator of the award-winning fruit tree care training website www.orchardpeople.com and author of the award-winning fruit tree care book “Growing Urban Orchards”.
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