16 04, 2022

Fall Planting, Bare Root & Container Considerations, and a More Nuanced Look at “Fall Hazards”

By |2022-04-21T10:28:17-04:00April 16th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Technology, Tree Planting, UHI|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fall Planting, Bare Root & Container Considerations, and a More Nuanced Look at “Fall Hazards”

Bare root harvested trees retain a much higher percentage of fine roots (right) than balled-and-burlapped trees (left, with soil removed), but not all street tree species survive bare root transplanting well. Dr. Nina Bassuk and her team looked not just at how many roots a harvested [...]

19 08, 2018

Cornell Urban Horticulture Institute Team Evaluates Condition of National Mall Elms

By |2018-08-19T10:42:27-04:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Nina Bassuk, Research, UHI|Tags: , |Comments Off on Cornell Urban Horticulture Institute Team Evaluates Condition of National Mall Elms

Cornell UHI team Barbara Neal, Bryan Denig, and Nina Bassuk assess the health of one of the iconic elms ringing the National Mall. Photo by Yoshiki Harada In April 2018, the Cornell Urban Horticulture Institute team of Nina Bassuk, Bryan Denig, Yoshiki Harada, and Barbara [...]

1 12, 2014

Essential and Updated: The Cornell Woody Plants Database

By |2016-06-29T15:38:24-04:00December 1st, 2014|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Recommended Urban Trees, Urban Horticulture Institute|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Essential and Updated: The Cornell Woody Plants Database

Like me, you may have a dog-eared, well-worn copy of the Urban Horticulture Institute’s (UHI) Recommended Urban Trees: Site Assessment and Tree Selection for Stress Tolerance. Another fantastic resource for urban foresters and UF volunteers that has just been updated is the Cornell Woody Plants Database. Nina [...]

17 06, 2014

Cornell Urban Hort Institute: Interesting Research Continues Apace

By |2014-06-17T09:17:35-04:00June 17th, 2014|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Cornell Urban Hort Institute: Interesting Research Continues Apace

The Council’s longtime Board member and beloved speaker, Nina Bassuk, gives us an update on three areas of research underway at UHI. Dr. Bassuk will be the plenary speaker for the NYSUFC Conference this July. (Register now for best rate!)  UHI researchers are attempting to fast-track [...]

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