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Fungal Disease Database

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Disease Name

Beech Bark Disease

Tree Species Affected:

Beech trees

Common Symptoms:

Cankers, bark cracking, fungal fruiting bodies

Management Strategies:

Prune and remove infected branches or cankers.

Enhance tree vigor by maintaining proper soil moisture and nutrition.

Implement cultural practices to reduce stress factors such as drought and mechanical injuries.

Manage insect pests, such as beech scale, that contribute to the disease.

Outcome if Untreated:

Increased risk of tree decline

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