Elm Savers

Tree Injection Trials on Giant Sequoia

Sequoiadendron Giganteum targeting Diplodia Sphaeropsis Sapinea.

Trials commenced on the 18th of September 2009 at Burnley Campus gardens which are part of The University of Melbourne. The main emphasis of these trials is on long term systemic control using chemistries that have a broad spectrum of activity.
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Upper canopy regrowth post treatment.

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Elm Savers Factsheet
Read and download our factsheets on pests, diseases and treatment methods
  • Plane Tree Anthracnose Plane Tree Anthracnose is becoming commonplace
  • Mulberry Leaf Spot A common leaf disorder affecting fruiting and ornamental mulberries
  • Fruit Tree Borer A serious pest is in regards to ornamental and native trees
  • Birch Leaf Spot Birch Leaf Spot is a foliar leaf disease that affects Birch, Aspen and Cottonwood trees and other members of the Betulaceae family.
  • Moreton Bay Fig Psyllid Treatments Moreton Bay Fig Psyllid mycopsylla fici can cause significant damage and defoliation primarily in Moreton Bay Figs and less so in Port Jackson Fig
  • Elm Leaf Spot A widespread damaging and defoliating fungal disease that affects Weeping, Golden and English elms.
  • Long Term Elm Leaf Beetle Control Employ appropriate treatments at the correct time to achieve long-term protection
  • Oak Aphid and Powdery Mildew Oak aphids are small yellow elliptical insects that congregate on the leaf underside.