There are about 35 species of pine tree found throughout North America, particularly in the northern areas. In addition, a number of foreign trees, such as Scots pine and Austrian pine, have been introduced...
Pine wilt is a dramatic disease because it usually kills affected trees within a few
weeks to a few months (Figure 1). The pine wood nematode (Bursaphelenchus ...
For example, if a dead or dying pine tree with pinewood nematode also has
oviposition pits from sawyer beetles at the time of sampling, then pine wilt
Needle discoloration can indicate that your pine trees need more water or that
they're suffering from a disease or insect infestation. Some types of bark beetles ...
The fungi also infect healthy trees
, either killing them outright or predisposing them to attacks by other fungi or insects.
The effects of this disease
are most severe in landscape, windbreak, and park plantings.
That makes annosus root rot a problem in thinned pine
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Pine trees are used extensively across North Carolina to landscape homes, ...
Several pine diseases are restricted to, or are more severe, in certain areas of the
Remove infected twigs to reduce the amount of fungus in the tree. Apply a
fungicide beginning as the buds swell in the spring and repeat application until
Pine wilt is a serious disease caused by the pinewood nematode, ... nematodes
are carried from diseased trees to living trees in spring by pine sawyer beetles.
Feb 11, 2010 ... Learn how to identify and control problems associated with pine trees. From the
Southwest Yard & Garden series.
Jun 27, 2008 ... UNL Extension Plant Diagnostician Amy Ziems talks about pine wilt disease and
how to tell if your tree is infected with it.