Texas Cooperative Extension,
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

January-February 2007

Upcoming National Oak Wilt Symposium

sponsored by International Society of Arboriculture,
Texas Chapter

Professional researchers, foresters, and arborists knowledgeable about oak wilt and drawn from across the nation will discuss the latest information and technology on numerous relevant topics, including:

  • The genus Quercus and the genus Ceratocystis

  • Oak wilt biology and host-pathogen relationships

  • Oak wilt impacts in different regions of the U.S.

  • Oak wilt vector relationships

  • Modeling oak wilt on a landscape scale

  • Impact on endangered species

  • Wounds as infection courts for oak wilt

  • Hypovirulence as a potential biocontrol

  • Suppression tactics, including trench inserts

  • Injection of fungicides and movement in trees

  • Longevity of propioconazole injections

  • Oak wilt control from a neighborhood perspective

  • USDA Forest Service perspectives on oak wilt

  • Other diseases of oaks, including sudden oak death and bacterial leaf scorch

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