28 August 2021, 4 &11 September 2021 Diagnosis and Treatment of Pests and Diseases

Course Code: AR&TRA-FA5-202101-1

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This is a recognised course providing Continuing Education in Arboriculture (CEA) hours on specified core competency areas for Registered Arborists and Registered Tree Risk Assessors under the Registration Scheme for Tree Management Personnel (RSTMP). The course participants have 100% attendance and passed the written assessment (passing score at 70%) shall receive a certificate stating 9 CEA hours earned. According to the requirements of RSTMP, the Registered Arborists and Tree Risk Assessors are required to have a minimum of 6 CEA hours and 3 CEA hours for the Key Job Function of  “ Diagnosis and Treatment of Pests and Diseases” for renewal of registration respectively.

Course Objectives

 Diagnose common diseases and pest problems in trees
 Develop work plans for integrated control of pests and diseases of trees
 Evaluate the effectiveness of pest and disease control operation

Course Content

 Overview of insect pests of trees
 Overview of diseases of trees
 Principle measures of pest and disease control

Course structure and duration

 Lecture I (3 hrs)
 Lecture II (3 hrs)
 Review and Assessment (3 hours)

Biography of Lecturer: Dr. T. K. Goh

Dr. Goh obtained his Ph.D. degree at the University of Georgia in the U.S. in the field of plant pathology. He is currently a certified arborist, and has obtained a tree risk assessment qualification from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). Dr. Goh has been a teacher and research scientist at various universities of Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Taiwan, for more than 25 years. He has worked on fungi and published more than 100 research papers in the field of mycology and plant pathology. Dr. Goh has been teaching various subjects related to plants, fungi, plant diseases and insect pests, and his method of teaching has been well received by students.

Organizer: LNS Limited

Course Dates: 28 August 2021, 4 &11 September 2021

Day one (Saturday): 2:00 – 5:00 pm (Lecture I)
Day two (Saturday): 2:00 – 5:00 pm (Lecture II)
Day three (Saturday): 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Review)
3:00-5:00 p.m. (Assessment)

Venue: Zoom platform

Working Language: English

Early Bird Deadline: 15 July 2021

Application Deadline: 14 August 2021

Registration: Please send an email to event@lns.com.hk or

Tel: 2376 4964


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