Root development and drought tolerance, Tom Smiley

Friday 1 June 2018, Barcham Trees

Bartlett Tree Research laboratories and the work they do, both in the Uk and USA,
is widely recognised.
Tom Smiley has an international reputation for ground breaking research and is a rare
visitor to the UK. Tom will present his latest thoughts and research on tree root
cutting and the subsequent effect on tree stability and will address some of the challenges of growing trees near concrete.
Jon Banks is well known in the UK and is based in reading. Jon will present some of
his latest research on drought tolerance in different species of trees and outline the importance of understanding the subject that appropriate tree selection is made