Tree/Plant Diseases

Oak Trees– They Underpin Most Ecosystems But are a Forgotten Stalwart

Photo: Fall treated oak versus untreated oak during peak defoliation in New England. 2017    Oaks, a diverse family, and one of the stateliest trees in our native and urban forests, are often overlooked because they’ve “always been here”, and most people just expect that they always will. As endless waves of non-native tree pests […]

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Fall Treatment Webinar

If you missed the latest Fall Treatment Webinar here are some of the disease and insect related highlights that were discussed; Pine Bark Beetle, Emerald Ash Borer, Anthracnose, and Apple Scab. Read below, to find out more on how you can identify the symptoms and what we recommend for treatment….   Pine Bark Beetle  What […]

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TREATMENT OF CHLOROSIS USING MN-JET FE™ & SHORTSTOP® 2SC

Chlorosis in trees has several causes. Typically, these chlorotic trees lack chlorophyll, due to a micro-nutrient deficiency which disrupts normal tree physiology. Micronutrients are the elements needed in small quantities, but without which trees can’t grow properly. One application made in Ocotber 2015. Tree is growing in an O-Reilly’s parking lot in Dallas, no irrigation.  […]

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Apple Scab: Symptoms and How to Treat

Description & Treatment Apple Scab is a fungal disease which can affect the leaves, fruit, and twigs of flowering, ornamental trees such as crabapple, hawthorn (Venturia inequalis) and pear (V. pirina). Infection on newly emerging leaves is favored by wet and cool spring conditions. Early symptoms of Apple Scab are brownish-green spots on the leaves […]

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Anthracnose: What are the Symptoms and How to Treat It

Anthracnose – Description & Treatment Anthracnose (Leaf Blight) is a general term for foliar diseases caused by numerous species of fungi and affects a broad range of trees including ash, dogwood, maple, beech, birch, elm, linden, oak, sycamore and willow. Visible symptoms of the disease vary with species and host but most commonly, infected leaves […]

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Fireblight. How to Identify and Treat

Fireblight spreads quickly between trees in close proximity. Pollinators, rain and wind can spread the disease. Description & Treatment Fireblight is a bacterial disease affecting apple, pear, crabapple, hawthorn, and quince. It spreads quickly between trees in close proximity. Pollinators, rain and wind can spread the disease.   The pathogen (Erwinia amylovora) can spread through the […]

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Fire Blight

It’s that time of year! We need to start planning our attack on that pesky bacteria that we are all too familiar with, Fire blight.  Though some seasons are worse than others, fire blight always seems to be found. But, there are some things that you can do to help suppress the symptoms of this […]

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AccuFlo

Why Use AccuFlo? • Saves time and money by eliminating waste and guesswork • Allows for multiple treatments made quickly and easily on different types and sizes of plants • Can be used to precisely apply fertilizers, moisture management solutions, plant growth regulators, or water soluble insecticides or fungicides Arborjet’s initiative starts with identifying the […]

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The Benefit of Fall Treatments: Anthracnose

Now that the dog days of summer are through, it’s time to get out there and apply fall treatments to protect your clients’ trees into the spring! Although there are a multitude of issues that could be affecting trees currently, one condition you are likely to be called upon to treat is anthracnose. Here’s what […]

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Oak Wilt – Protect Your Trees Today!

Oak Wilt treated vs untreated

Oak Wilt is a devastating vascular wilt disease that commonly affects all oaks, but most commonly species in the red oak family. It spreads rapidly through the tree’s vascular system and can kill susceptible trees in a matter of weeks. Once it’s been confirmed in the area, it is most often transmitted through underground root […]

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