You say you are a tree biologist. Here is your definition of Tree Biology.
Tree Biology is the science that brings together anatomy, physiology,
genetics, evolution, ecology, and all other disciplines that focus on the
life of a tree as a system and how death brings healthier life.
So, Tell us, Tree Biologist, where you studied anatomy, physiology,
genetics, evolution, ecology, dendrology, silvaculture, oh, wait, you
Do not trust a "tree biologist" who has never studied biology.