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Extreme Weather Conditions Tempt Southern Pine Bark Beetle – Protect Your Trees Today

Southern Pine Bark Beetle

This season, we experienced record-breaking hurricanes, particularly in the southern region of the US. This extreme weather caused massive plant and tree destruction. Such damage causes pest populations to explode, particularly Southern Pine Bark Beetle, who rush in while trees’ defensive systems are suppressed. By taking preventative measures now, we can make sure our trees […]

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Saving Ponderosa Pines

We are pleased to share another Arborjet product success story. This testimonial comes from Ron Osborn in California, who discusses his decision to save the Ponderosa Pines on his property. Investigation & Discovery “In the summer of 2014, our family spent thousands of dollars having a tree company take out dead pines on our property […]

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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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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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Arborjet Formulas Wipe Out Oak Worms

There are several caterpillars that feed on oaks including the California oak worm and the tussock moth. Both of these feed on oak leaves, primarily in the spring, but can be active as second generation insects in the early summer or early fall. Leaves will appear skeletonized in the early stages and then completely consumed […]

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Stop Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer with TREE-äge®

Polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) is an exotic ambrosia beetle that was first detected in 2003 in Southern California and only recently was found to be killing several species of trees. The “ambrosia” name refers to a symbiotic fungus that is carried by the female in special organs in her mouth parts. The fungus is […]

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