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 premature defoliation of spruce, Douglas fir, and pine. Chronic infections will devitalize trees, causing branch dieback, especially on the lower portions of the tree. Although treatments are available to suppress this disease, planting conifers in full sun with adequate spacing to allow development is the key to disease prevention.
scots pine infected with Needle Cast fungus
infected needles – purplish-brown
Photos courtesy of The Nebraska Forest Service –
Nebraska University www.nfs.unl.edu
Certified Arborist IL-4572A
Bode Tree Care
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