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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Cypress Canker Cypress canker is a serious fungal disease that affects certain coniferous species
  • Armillaria Treatment Armillaria Luteobubalina is relatively easy to diagnose, its fruiting bodies and spores are distinctive.
  • Tree Injection Trials on Giant Sequoia The main emphasis of these trials is on long term systemic control using chemistries that have a broad spectrum of activity.
  • About Elm Leaf Beetles Lifecycle of the elm leaf beetle and treatment methods
  • Sycamore Lace Bug Pest of Plane trees or Sycamore and familiar to many gardeners
  • Plane Tree Anthracnose Plane Tree Anthracnose is becoming commonplace