Ed Gilman, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus Environmental Horticulture Department, University of Florida.
Dr Gilman is a Professor Emeritus from the Environmental Horticulture
Department at the University of Florida in Gainesville, and has been on
the faculty since 1984. He has produced a significant number of
academic papers and wrote the ‘Illustrated Guide to Pruning’, which is
now in its third edition. He received the Authors Citation Award in
1999, Educators Award in 2003, research award in 2007, and the Award of
Merit from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA’s highest
award) in 2016. He has published more than 120 scientific peer reviewed
journal articles on roots, planting, and pruning trees in his 35 years
in academia and industry and has conducted more than 800 presentations
to professional groups throughout his career.
Place your pruning approach in context with practices world-wide,
know why standards and specifications matter, differentiate between
structural pruning objectives to developing clear communication skills.
Presented by Ed Gilman, Ph.D.
Day two will focus on trees and their establishment in the Australian
context using the Australian Standard to determine tree quality,
selecting resilient species for the future urban forest and taking a
closer look at soil types. Presented by various.
Differentiate between natural and planted root systems, learn how to
improve quality and anchorage with root management, treat roots to
improve health. Presented by Ed Gilman, Ph.D.