Photo credit: Eric Burkhart
During this webinar, Dr. Eric Burkhart from Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center will discuss one of Pennsylvania’s most valuable woodland crops: ginseng. Basic horticultural aspects of the crop will be discussed, as will economic considerations for the crop.
Forest crop tree management and silviculture, including how to manipulate the forest canopy to promote ginseng crops and salvage trees killed by invasive insects, such as the Emerald Ash Borer, will also be discussed.
Dr. Eric Burkhart is a professional botanist and ethnobotanist. He currently serves as an associate teaching professor at Penn State University, as well as the Appalachian Botany and Ethnobotany program director at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center.
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