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Oak Wilt Management—What Are the Options?

Author(s): Jane Cummings Carlson, A. Jeff Martin, Kyoko Scanlon

Thousands of oaks in woodland and urban settings die every year from oak wilt, a fungal disease that is widespread in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan. Both the red oak and white oak groups are susceptible, but trees in the red oak group fall prey to the disease more often.

This detailed publication focuses on the red oak group and tells how to prevent, identify, and control this damaging disease (6 pages).

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