Archive for the Tree Diseases Diagnosis and Treatment Category

Dormant Spraying of Fruit Trees in the Garden

The authors are John E. Dibble, Entomologist Emeritus, U.C. Kearny Agricultural Center, and Richard L Coviello, Farm Advisor, Fresno County Dormant sprays allow: a wide period of time for application; a broad range of useable materials; maximum unobstructed spray coverage; multiple pest targets; and because of minimum […]

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 Winter Stresses on Trees & Shrubs

Winter’s heavy snow and ice, as well as frozen soil conditions, can damage cherished trees and shrubs in suburban landscapes. Even areas without major snowfall experience high winds and huge fluctuations in temperatures during winter. But homeowners can lessen the adverse effects of winter weather with preventive […]

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A safer landscape is a phone call away

Hazardous trees pose a danger to people and property. When storms or high winds hit, limbs —and often whole trees — fall to the ground. “Many fatal accidents and millions in property damage can be averted if homeowners heed the warning signs of a hazardous tree,” explains […]

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BLUE GUM PSYLLID

BLUE GUM PSYLLID The blue gum psyllid, Ctenarytaina eucalypti, was first discovered in Monterey County, California in January 1991. Since the original find the psyllid has spread in a very short time throughout the California coastal area and into the central valley. The blue gum psyllid is […]

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Select the right tree for each location

Selection of trees depends on the desired effect and the purpose trees will satisfy in the landscape. Will the attract birds to the area? Shade a patio? Screen an unsightly view? Enhance the view of the home? Identify an entrance or exit? Trees should provide contrast and […]

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Hackberry Woolly Aphid Infestation

A hackberry woolly aphid, sometimes called Asian woolly hackberry aphid, was discovered in California in 2002. It infests hackberry, especially Chinese Hackberry, throughout the state. This aphid was accidentally introduced into the United States in the late 1990s and also occurs from Florida to Texas and northward […]

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Treating Tree Diseases

Treating Tree Diseases Trees, shrubs and other ornamental plantings represent a sizable investment and asset to most homeowners.  Keeping trees, shrubs and other woody plants healthy is the job of professional arborist.  Deciding when to use fungicides and other plant health improvement techniques should be left to […]

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Broadleaf mistletoe infestation problems and information

Broadleaf mistletoe is an evergreen parasitic plant that grows on a number of landscape tree species in California. Some of the species include ash, alder, birch, box elder, cottonwood, locust, silver maple, walnut and zelkova. Broadleaf mistletoe is a flowering plant that produces small, sticky whitish berries […]

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Tree Planting – Tree Planting in Fall in Sacramento

Tree Planting Fall is an excellent time for planting trees.  With appropriate care trees can be planted all year round, but the weather conditions in the fall promote good establishment with minimal follow up care.  Tree planting is a simple process that almost anybody can do.  Unfortunately, […]

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What is an arborist?

What is an arborist? In general, an arborist is a person who specializes in the care of individual trees.  Most often the term arborist is used to refer specifically to ISA Certified Arborists who have demonstrated a certain level of experience and knowledge in tree care by […]

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