Oak Wilt Biology and Management
1:00 p.m. ET –
This is an online event
Dr. Demian Gomez (Regional Forest Health Coordinator – Texas A&M Forest Service) will discuss oak wilt – what causes it and what you can do to manage it.
Oak wilt is a vascular tree disease that is known as one of the most destructive tree diseases in the U.S. It is caused by the fungus Bretziella fagacearum and can spread via root grafts to neighboring trees or through beetle vectors. Although its origin is unknown, it was first detected in the U.S. in the 1900's and is now responsible for the mortality of thousands of oak trees each year. In this webinar, Dr. Demian Gomez will tell us more about oak wilt, its signs, symptoms, and what you can do to manage it.