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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Dutch Elm Disease Can be Prevented

Dutch elm disease season has begun its annual reign, but if residents know what to look for and the disease is caught early, elm trees can be saved. DED is largely preventable if the elm trees are injected with a fungicide applied by a certified arborist.

    Dutch elm disease is spread overland by two types of beetles that feed in the crotches of young twigs of elms. The beetles carry a fungus that causes the disease on their bodies, and the disease is introduced to the tree as the beet...Read More & Watch Video Get More DED Information

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