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Posts Tagged: pine

Pine Tree Pests

Round swellings on pine terminals infected by western gall rust. (Arthur H. McCain)

This time of year, deciduous trees go dormant, and evergreen trees such as pine are more visible in the landscape. Pine trees, like other plants, can suffer from attack by pests, whether on your property or in our forested areas in California. Pine...

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 1:29 PM
Tags: diseases (9), drought (25), environmental disorders (2), insects (65), mortality (1), pests (55), pine (2), tree (16), UC IPM (225)

Pines, Drought and Beetles

Figure 1. Tree roots often grow near the surface when soil is compacted, or when the only water available comes from shallow irrigation.

[From the August 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Although pine trees are comparatively drought tolerant, there comes a point where even hardy trees become stressed by lack of water. Stressed pines frequently exhibit symptoms such as thin,...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 4:55 PM
Tags: bark (3), beetle (10), boring (1), drought (25), infestation (5), Pest Notes (58), pine (2), pitch (1), sap (1), Swain (2), tree (16), UC IPM (225)
 
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