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Day 2 on the 2015 STIHL Tour des Trees with Jeff Palmer

Here is today’s update from Jeff Palmer, Arborjet’s Upper Midwest Regional Technical Manager and rider on this year’s Tour des Trees. Back on the Road & Tree Dedications After 110 miles on day one, most tour riders were looking forward to slightly shorter day in the saddle. The exception being the die-hard veterans who look […]

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Day 1 on the 2015 STIHL Tour des Trees with Jeff Palmer

Sunday marked the first day of the 2015 Tour des Trees, a ride to raise money for urban tree research. As many as 85 riders assembled in Orlando, Florida to set out on a 560 mile journey across the Sunshine State. Here’s an update from Jeff Palmer, Arborjet’s Upper Midwest Regional Technical Manager and rider […]

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Halt the Spread of Pine Bark Beetle Infestations

There are numerous species of bark beetles, which infest conifers throughout North America. Adults tunnel through the bark, mate, and lay eggs in the phloem (inner bark). The larvae develop in the phloem and cambial region, while pupal development is completed in the outer bark. Adults develop from pupae and emerge by boring out through […]

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Protect Your Hardwoods From Winter Moth

Winter Moth is an invasive pest that causes severe defoliation and mortality in hardwood trees. The larvae begin feeding in early Spring on developing leaves with severe infestations causing noticeable tree defoliation. In June, they drop to the ground to pupate in the soil until the fall. You will start to notice adult Winter moths […]

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Is Goldspotted Oak Borer Nearby? Treat Your Oaks!

The Goldspotted Oak Borer (GSOB) is a flat-headed borer that was originally found around the San Diego, California area. GSOB are currently known to attack three species of oak: coastal live, canyon live, and California black. Adult GSOB are usually 10mm in length and have bullet-shaped black bodies with gold spots on their sides. Oaks with […]

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TREE-äge® Protects Ash Trees from EAB at the Holocaust Memorial in Boston

“It was a beautiful day and we were very pleased to donate a few liters of TREE-äge® insecticide for the treatment of 20 ash trees at the Holocaust Memorial site in downtown Boston. These effective injections will protect them from Emerald Ash Borer,” said Leah Hancock, Arborjet’s Product Marketing Manager. The New England Holocaust Memorial […]

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Terminate Apple Scab Infection

Apple scab is a fungal disease caused by the fungus Venturia inaequalis, which affects leaves, fruit and twigs. While most common in apple trees, the fungus frequently infects both pear and hawthorn as well. Outbreaks will be most severe following particularly wet and cool spring conditions. For best results, apply PHOSPHO-jet or Propizol prior to […]

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Stop Sudden Oak Death This Fall

Sudden oak death (SOD) is the common name for a fatal tree disease caused by Phytophthora ramorum, a species of oomycetes that are similar to fungi. SOD is one of 59 species of Phytophthora, all of which cause disease in plants, such as coast live oak, California black oak, Shreve oak, tan oak, and canyon […]

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Homeowners: Maintain Your Most Precious Assets with Arborjet

As a homeowner, maintaining your landscape is part of your many weekly tasks. You want to do anything you can to maximize the value of your home in the most cost effective and efficient way possible. Arborjet tree injection is the environmentally conscious and cost effective way to protect your valuable trees from insects, diseases, and […]

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Late-Season Treatments Protect Trees

After a long winter, the influx of business combined with unpredictable spring weather can sometimes prove to be challenging for even veterans in tree care. This year, consider shifting some of your business to fall treatments, rather than waiting to start your plant health care program in the spring. Spreading out treatments will save time, […]

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