|Christopher Borman received his Doctor of Plant Health (D.P.H.) degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2014. Chris gained professional experience in internships with Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories in Charlotte, NC and The Morton Arboretum in Chicago, IL. Chris began his career in New York City as a Forester for New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. He manages the Dutch elm disease contract for Manhattan, where he identifies trees that are infected and need to be removed and also identifies trees worth treating.|
Classes by this instructor
Learn to identify the insects common to the northeastern United States that feed on woody and herbaceous plants and the damage that they cause. Learn to judge the severity of an infestation and to select and implement control measures based on the insect's biology.
Learn about common diseases of woody and herbaceous ornamentals and turfgrass caused by bacteria, fungi, nematodes, viruses, and abiotic factors and the cultural, biological, and least toxic strategies for their control. Discuss diagnoses of plant problems, including identification of disease more...