Update on Oak Wilt Suppression Project

Since 1988, the Texas A&M Forest Service has been administering a cooperative program to suppress oak wilt in Central Texas. Learn about this program in Tree Stewardship.

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Video: Forester provides rare look at beetle

Forester provides rare look at beetle: kxan.com – Texas A&M Forest Service forester, Eric Beckers, tells how Red oaks and sap-feeding nitidulid beetles play a key role in the establishment of new oak wilt infection centers.

Damage from beetle

Pruning Guidelines for Prevention of Oak Wilt in Texas

Pruning Guidelines for Prevention of Oak Wilt in Texas – PDF Outline of recommended pruning practices and protocol as they relate to the prevention of oak wilt in Central Texas. Oak wilt, caused by the fungus Ceratocystis fagacearum, is the most destructive disease affecting live oaks and red oaks in Central Texas. Most of the tree

Pruning Oak Trees in Texas

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Update on Oak Wilt Suppression Project

Since 1988, the Texas A&M Forest Service has been administering a cooperative program to suppress oak wilt in Central Texas. Learn about this program in Tree Stewardship.

Pruning Guidelines

Pruning Oak Trees in Texas

Pruning Guidelines for Prevention of Oak Wilt in Texas

Pruning Guidelines for Prevention of Oak Wilt in Texas – PDF Outline of recommended pruning practices and protocol as they relate to the prevention of oak wilt in Central Texas. Oak wilt, caused by the fungus Ceratocystis fagacearum, is the most destructive disease affecting live oaks and red oaks in Central Texas. Most of the tree [...]