The Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) was recently introduced into South Africa from East Asia. It is spreading rapidly within our urban forests and it is indiscriminately attacking our trees. The PSHB Infested tree’s vascular system begins to fail, leaves start to turn brown, eventually the tree dies. For more information visit www.PSHB.co.za
The Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) Workshop will be held on Saturday the 23th February 2019, and it will cover the following topics:
- PSHB – Habitat and life cycle
- PSHB – Control and treatment
- South African Law and Act 36
This session is intended for service providers who are not familiar with treating trees for PSHB, and for the public who want to learn more about PSHB. This one day training is limited to 20 people.
The workshop will be conducted in Knysna at Hotel Claude (15 Hill St, Upper Town, Knysna) from 10:00 to 13:30.
For further information visit:
Report PSHB infestation using the Tree Survey mobile app, for more information visit www.TreeSurvey.co.za