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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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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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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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Hurricane Recovery – Once the Storm Clears

hurricanes recovery

With hurricane season in full swing, preparation plans are critical. In addition to storm preparation kits and emergency plans, it is also important to develop a plan to protect landscape and turf at homes, sports fields, golf courses, and commercial properties. Maintaining healthy trees and plants is one of the best ways to help landscapes […]

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Disease Alert: Watch for Sycamore Anthracnose and Apple Scab!

Sycamore Anthracnose Apple Scab

Now that spring is beginning, tree diseases are starting to crop up across the country. For many of these cases, now is the time to consider treatment, especially if you’re an arborist in charge of recommending solutions to homeowners. Two issues that are sure to be prevalent this year are Sycamore Anthracnose and Apple Scab. […]

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