This valuable field resource for plant health care technicians and trainees covers fertilization, soil management, biotic and abiotic diagnosis, IPM concepts and pest identification and controls. Builds on concepts presented in Tree Care Specialist and includes:
- Advanced soil management
- Diagnosis and monitoring
- Tree fertilization and nutrition applications
- Pesticide selection and application
- Integrated pest management, bio-controls and
organic tree care
- Large reference section with charts of diseases by tree host, control recommendations, and tree-part symptoms
The Plant Health Care Technician training program manual is only available in English.
Mike Raupp’s Managing Insect and Mites on Woody Plants: an IPM Approach guidebook is a strongly recommended companion reference for the PHC technician manual.