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Urban Tree: Diseases

A component of the Georgia Master Gardener urban forestry training program.

The broad subject of tree diseases is broken down into two subgroups based on the causal agents involved. There are diseases caused by biotic or living organisms.  These include: bacteria, virus, fungi and others. Then there are diseases or disease-like symptoms that are caused by abiotic or non-living agents. Abiotic or non-living factors include: light, temperature, water, gases, etc.

Developed by: Mila Pearce, IPM Diagnostic Lab (Griffin), and Gary Peiffer, County Extension Agent (DeKalb County)

In Cooperation with The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service Urban Forestry Issue Team

This publication/training was funded in full or in part by the USDAForest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program as recommended bythe National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC).

Date Released/Presented
Jan 24, 2011
Diagnosis and Treatment, Disease
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