Shape & Structure

  President Elizabeth Kiss talks about about shape and structure of trees.    This archway is dedicated to James Ross McCain, second president of Agnes Scott College. Look through the east window. It frames a large and beautiful American beech … Continue reading

Trees & Disease

  Like humans, trees are susceptible to disease. For example, the tall American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) just behind Agnes Scott Hall suffers from bacterial leaf scorch. Sometimes the effects of a disease can be catastrophic. Early in the 20th century, … Continue reading