A well-trained arborist can identify and effectively treat the Insect & Disease problems. There are many conditions caused by insects or Diseases in trees. A Bode Tree Care certified arborist can advise you about prevalent insect infestation and disease infected areas and the effective course of treatment for each.
Tree disease problems
This fungus disease causes leaf, shoot, and bud blight on many deciduous trees including sycamore, dogwood, oak, and maple. Favored by cool, rainy weather in spring, anthracnose will weaken and can kill highly susceptible species like dogwood. Management of this disease includes fungicide treatments in spring and maintaining plant health through proper fertilization, mulching, and irrigation during droughts.
Anthracnose disease on leaf
Oak Anthracnose disease on leaf
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Nebraska University www.nfs.unl.edu
Certified Arborist IL-4572A
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