CHUNCHEON, May 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Chuncheon in Gangwon Province will be hiring ‘tree doctors’ to provide consultation on disease and insect pest control.
Consultation services will include diagnosing and treating trees and plants in apartment complexes, school gardens, and welfare facilities free of charge.
Tree doctors will also educate local farmers and residents on the proper use of pesticides to better protect the plants.
Residents can make appointments for consultations with the tree doctors, who are now certified by the government, through tree hospitals participating in the initiative.
The doctors will provide proper methods to deal with diseases and insect pests as well as prescriptions for follow-up treatment.
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