Pesticide

Treating the Largest Ash Tree in North America

Over ten years ago, Arborjet’s Regional Technical Manager, Joe Aiken along with Arborjet adopted the largest ash tree in North America. The gargantuan tree is located on a private residence, north of Travers City, Michigan. “It is 88 inches in diameter and when you see pictures you realize how big that is,” said Aiken. “We […]

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Introducing TREE-äge G4

Arborjet’s TREE-äge® is the name you trust, has always delivered results you can count on. Developed in the USA, TREE-äge G4® general use pesticide provides for two-year control of listed insect & mite pests in deciduous, coniferous and Palm trees. The New Generation of TREE-äge Leah Hancock, Arborjet’s Product Marketing Manager, shared a few words […]

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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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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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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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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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Preserving History at Stevens-Coolidge Place in No. Andover, MA

Last month, the Stevens-Coolidge Place in No. Andover, MA had eleven trees treated for Winter Moth pro bono with donated labor and materials from Arborjet and Downer Brothers Landscaping, Inc. The Trustees of Reservations estate has also treated their historic ash tree to protect it from Emerald Ash Borer in an effort to preserve the […]

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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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