Guy Padgett, Singh, Raghuwinder, Clark, Christopher A., Brown, Kimberly Pope, Price, III, Paul P, Hoy, Jeffrey W., Groth, Donald E., Ferguson, Mary Helen, Overstreet, Charles
Christmas tree growers face many obstacles to growing healthy trees with the largest challenge being pests. The development of an integrated program for managing diseases as well as insects must begin prior to establishing a crop. Successful management of Christmas tree diseases requires proper identification of the tree species as well as the disease, good sanitation practices, fungicide spray applications that target the pathogen’s vulnerable life stage and accurate selection of fungicides.
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