Frequently Asked Questions

Arbsystem Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled a list of our Frequently Asked Questions. Click more to read about them!

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What skills are needed to become an Arborist

Skills to be an arborist

Although there aren't any set qualifications needed to become an Arborist or Tree Surgeon, with the challenging nature of the role work-experience and training is highly recommended and beneficial. 

An arborist's work involves monitoring and treating trees to ensure they are safe. With new diseases such as acute oak decline and ash dieback threatening Britain's ancient species, working as an arborist has become an important yet exciting role.

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What is the difference between a Tree Surgeon and an Arborist

Tree Surgeon or Arborist

What is the Different Between a Tree Surgeon and an Arborist? 

What is a Tree Surgeon?

A skilled Tree Surgeon provides general tree care, experienced in maintaining trees from removing stumps, pruning, felling and site clearance. As trees and plants need to be cut down in a particular way to ensure the safety and protection of the tree and their surroundings, Tree Surgeons often perform complex and dangerous tasks, requiring both precision and professionalism.

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How do plants survive drought and which avenues of exploration should be pursued on this topic?

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Water is an essential ingredient for life. Gymnosperm and Angiosperm plants, whether monocotyledons or dicotyledons, require water to photosynthesise and produce sugars; this facilitates respiration and growth. Unfortunately, water is not always an abundant resource in the environment. The modern world has ever increasing demands for constant supplies of water in agricultural, industrial and domestic contexts.

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From Acorn to Sapling

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Oak trees are one of the most common in world; they are definitely one of my favourites and have been as long as I can remember. I have always enjoyed climbing them throughout my career as an arborist. I have found looking into the life cycle of the Oak tree from seed to sapling very interesting and rewarding.

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