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Fungal Disease Database

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Disease Name

Chestnut Blight

Tree Species Affected:

Chestnut trees

Common Symptoms:

Cankers, bark splitting, rapid decline

Management Strategies:

Remove and destroy infected trees or cankers.

Plant resistant chestnut varieties, if available.

Monitor and manage insect vectors, such as chestnut weevils.

Promote tree health through appropriate cultural practices.

Outcome if Untreated:

Severe tree decline, potential extinction

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