Forest Health

Forest Health - NRT243

This course introduces the student to the disciplines of pathology and entomology through an examination of a variety of biotic and abiotic factors that impact on the health of forest environments. Particular emphasis is placed on the identification, biology and ecology of insects and fungi that are associated with tree species. Abiotic stresses related to temperature, precipitation, soil conditions, etc. are examined in terms of their effect on physiological processes and the recognition of manifested symptoms.