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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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Treat Chlorosis with MIN-jet Iron & NutriRoot™

Iron or manganese chlorosis describes a condition in which a tree’s foliage loses its healthy green color and fades to a pale green or yellow hue. Without treatment, this condition will cause slow growth, leaf loss, and eventually tree death. Chlorosis is often caused by deficiencies of the micro-elements iron and manganese, and is particularly […]

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The Unseen Threat: Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) is a tiny, piercing and sucking insect, unseen with the naked eye that feeds on hemlock twigs at the bases of the needles. HWA is an invasive species from Asia which has infested the US East Coast hemlock forest from New Hampshire to Georgia, inhibiting twig growth throughout. It has […]

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Understanding Thrips

Thrips are slender, tiny insects (generally 1 mm or less) that often have fringed wings. Nymphs lack wings, are elongate, and range in color from off-white or yellow to brown or black. Some common names for thrips include thunderbugs, storm flies, thunderblights, storm bugs, and corn lice. Most thrips feed by sucking out cell contents […]

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The Advantage of Minimum Risk Pesticides

by Kristin Nikodemski Many pesticides, if used improperly, can have unintended consequences like harming the plant they were applied to protect or killing beneficial insects and organisms. When a controlled environment, companion planting, or homemade remedies don’t work you may want to try a minimum risk pesticide. Conventional Pesticides versus Minimum Risk Pesticides A pesticide […]

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Propizol® Now Available in California

This week Propizol® was launched in California. Leah Hancock, Arborjet’s Product Marketing Manager, spoke about the excitement surrounding the release of this effective and unique product. Trunk Injections with Propizol She said, “We are really excited that Propizol is now registered in California. It is a 14.3% Propiconazole fungicide that can be trunk injected or […]

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