Trenching as a Root-Graft Disruption Treatment for Oak Wilt

Most arborists are familiar with oak-wilt (Ceratocystis fagacearum) ) symptoms and management guidelines. Oak wilt is a fungal vascular disease that is spread through root grafts or by nitidulid beetles carrying fungal spores from an infected oak to an open wound on another oak. Oak wilt affects all oak species, but because oak wilt affects […]

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