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Information of tree and shrub pests and diseases.

Unusual Growths on Trees

Unusual is one of the best way to describe galls on trees. These abnormal plant growths are found on leaves, twigs, and branches. They range in size from tiny lumps to large, complex protuberances. Galls may present as bumps on

Posted in Pests and Diseases, Tree Advice, Tree Research

Predatory Mite Release

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In our urban landscapes, pest outbreaks occur more frequently than in natural habitats such as wooded forests. These pest outbreaks occur from urbanization processes such as buildings and roads that can disrupt the balance of natural enemies and plant feeding

Posted in Pests and Diseases

Anthracnose

Anthracnose is one of the most common foliar diseases of landscape trees. It can impact virtually any species, though some, including sycamores, oaks, maples, ash and dogwood, are more susceptible to infection. Foliage of infected trees is often unsightly with

Posted in Pests and Diseases

Oak Processionary Moth

Oak processionary moth (OPM) is a dangerous pest that poses a risk to human and animal health. The Forestry Commission recommends surveying of oaks in the greater London area. Contact with OPM caterpillars can result in rashes, conjunctivitis, and breathing

Posted in Environmental Issues, Pests and Diseases

Predictive Analytics for Tree Care

We live in an age where computers increasingly play an ever-larger role in all facets of how we manage large amounts of information. Companies like Amazon and Apple use data to help forecast future decision-making and consulting firms such as Deloitte

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Fertilization, Pests and Diseases, Tree Pruning, Tree Research, Tree Safety, Urban Tree Care Tagged with: property management, tree care, tree inventory

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