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Elmsavers helps Protect 600 Elm trees in Bathurst

Posted at 03 Nov 2016, 5:34 pm by Steve Parton
Elmsavers recently played a crucial role in helping protect over six hundred elm trees in Bathurst, New South Wales. This was implemented as a part of Bathurst Regional Council’s ongoing elf leaf beetle control program.
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Plane Tree Anthracnose Disease

Posted at 13 Sep 2016, 12:36 pm by admin
Plane Tree Anthracnose is becoming commonplace now that Spring is here. Quick treatment can often be all that is required to save your tree from devastation
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Elm Leaf Spot Alert in NSW

Posted at 22 Mar 2016, 11:05 am by Steve Parton
There has been an increase in Elm Leaf Spot infestation and infection treatment failures. Recent rains and high humidity levels are causing this wind borne disease to spread rapidly. Areas hit particularly hard are Coastal regions of Eastern Australia.
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Autumn micro injection treatments in 2016

Posted at 01 Mar 2016, 1:09 pm by Steve Parton
The best time of the year to monitor your trees health and advise accordingly. Inspect for insecticidal resistance, very serious and pending, developing in certain areas. Treating on cue to minimise the risk and keep chemistry levels high. More even chemical dispersal throughout the canopy particularly in dry conditions.
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Lilydale Elm Treatments & Climatic Challenges

Posted at 12 Feb 2016, 4:53 pm by Steve Parton
There are many things to consider when a tree becomes afflicted or infected and needs treatment. Of all the difficulties faced when treating a tree, one of the most misunderstood is the factor of climate.
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Larval Damage – A Serious Threat To Elm Tree Health

Posted at 03 Feb 2016, 5:56 pm by Steve Parton
Elm leaf beetles inflict their worst damage during the larval stages of their life cycle. If left to their own devices, these beetles will mature and render a tree leafless. It’s possible for beetles to leave a tree completely defoliated in a week if the problem is not addressed.
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Attention Adelaide Customers!

Posted at 06 Jan 2016, 12:53 pm by Steve Parton
Are your trees in need of care? We’ll be serving the Adelaide region starting from the 2nd week of January. If your trees are showing signs of infestation or infection we can help, even if you’ve had disappointing results from prior treatments.
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Soil and Stem Treatments for Phytophthora Disease Complex

Posted at 07 Aug 2015, 10:27 pm by Steve Parton
Phytophthora species affects a wide range of ornamental plants, in many cases tree injection it not possible and other treatments methods are required.
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Soil Injecting Elm Trees with imidacloprid is a Risk to Bees and the Environment

Posted at 24 Jun 2014, 10:58 pm by Steve Parton
A large elm with a trunk diameter of 100cm requires 56 grams of active constituent when soil injected at the label rate for elm leaf beetle. FACT.
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Soil Injection vs Tree Injection

Posted at 09 Jul 2013, 2:36 am by Steve Parton
Elmsavers uses an integrated and environmentally responsible treatment approach to control the destructive elm leaf beetle and restore the health and vigour of your elm trees.
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Birch Leaf Spot

Posted at 15 Apr 2013, 12:52 pm by netable
Birch Leaf Spot is a foliar leaf disease that affects Birch, Aspen and Cottonwood trees and other members of the Betulaceae family.
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Insect Treatments for Eucalypts

Posted at 15 Apr 2013, 12:02 pm by netable
Eucalypts trees are targeted by a number of deadly pests. With Elmsavers, your treatment rejuvenates damaged trees and avoids unnecessary and costly removal!!
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Spotted Gum Recovery

Posted at 08 Apr 2013, 3:49 pm by netable
Maroondah Council saves $3000 in removal costs by treating and rejuvenating Spotted Gum. Treatment involves micro injecting an insecticide fungicide combination that targets a wide range of insects and pathogens.
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Elmsavers treating trees for Northern Grampians

Posted at 25 Mar 2012, 1:28 pm by admin
Elmsavers are dedicated to treating and saving Elm trees in and around the local shires. The North Central newspaper recently featured an article on Elmsavers treatment of trees at St. Arnaud.
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Elm Leaf Spot Alert

Posted at 21 Feb 2012, 1:04 pm by admin
Elm Leaf Spot is a fungal disease that is now becoming widespread and is a continual problem that will reoccur every year. Symptoms of Elm Leaf Spot are now evident on many elms. If not treated this disease will begin to defoliate your tree rapidly over the next few weeks.
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Proof of Effect of our Treatments

Posted at 21 Sep 2011, 9:43 am by Steve Parton
Elmsavers has led the way in tree-injection treatment for elm leaf beetle, with 25 years experience in Plant health & 23 years in tree injection in amenity trees, we are well placed. Our Guarantees are backed by proof of effect for both elm leaf beetle and disease treatments.
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Elmsavers Complete Tree Care

Posted at 28 Jun 2011, 5:55 pm by Steve Parton
Elmsavers and our associates can solve all of your arboricultural service needs. Our highly qualified and experienced team are dedicated to delivering comprehensive and professional tree care service.
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Elm Leaf Spot – Now a Widely Spreading Problem

Posted at 06 May 2011, 1:33 pm by Steve Parton
The Golden and Weeping Elms normally look their best at this time of the year, but widespread Elm Leaf Spot disease is causing premature leaf drop and ruined foliage.
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Elm Leaf Spot

Posted at 15 Feb 2011, 10:05 pm by Steve Parton
This fungal disease is damaging Weeping, Golden and now English elms. If your tree has been treated for Elm Leaf Beetle it is still vulnerable.
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Treat in Autumn for Optimum Results Next Spring

Posted at 14 Feb 2011, 8:34 am by Steve Parton
Tree injection in the later part of the season has greater overall persistence. Other benefits such as elimination of beetles prior to hibernation greatly reduce insect pressure in the following season.
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Elm Leaf Beetles

Posted at 10 Nov 2010, 11:50 am by Steve Parton
The elm leaf beetle is approximately the size of a large grain of rice, appearing dull green in colour early in the season, with the colour becoming more defined as the season progresses.
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Fruit Tree Borer is a Spreading Threat to Elms

Posted at 12 Aug 2010, 9:57 am by Steve Parton
Fruit tree borer and other lepidopteran insects have a very high tolerance to Imidacloprid insecticides regardless of the formulation or deliver methods used.
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