White Pine Blister Rust?

Just wanted to double check, is this white pine blister rust?  Also, it appears that the heavily infected branch goes all the way to the trunk. Based on the UW factsheet, is it likely that the entire tree is infected and should be taken down? The tree is about 3′ tall. Thanks!

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Tree Branch Disease

Tree Branch Disease

Client has what they think is a maple tree which over the past few years has this black growth that continues to wrap around branches.  It is now starting to wrap around one of the tree’s main branches.  Can anyone tell what it could be and options for control?  They have been trying to prune […]

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section of bark from apple tree losing bark

Apple tree has bark falling off

Apple tree has been “shedding” bark.  Client indicated tree was about 18 years old with a 6-7″ diameter trunk.  Main area bark is being shed is about a foot off the ground.   Client noticed bark flaking off this winter.  They also indicated that the bark is shed all the way to the wood underneath.  Wood […]

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Cone-like growths on evergreen tree

Anyone know what these growths on the tips of these evergreen branches are? I’m not sure what kind of tree (the client said pine).  The tree also has needles turning yellow falling off from the inside of the tree towards the branch tips. Could the yellowing just be seasonal? Brian, I can send in a sample […]

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Cytospora Canker?

Had an individual send in a picture of their apricot tree that is oozing sap from near the base of the trunk. Is this cytospora canker and any suggestions on how to manage this problem? Appreciate any help. Thanks!

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Dying Blue Spruce

Had an individual bring in a sample and pictures today of his blue spruce that is dying from the top down. He is in sandy soil (Wisconsin Dells) with clay below the sand. Tree is around 3 years old and about 5 feet tall. Has not used chemical near the tree, nor have they soil […]

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Grapevines Having Issues

Individual came in with questions regarding grapevines. Have had this issue (or seems to be similar issue) as last year. Looking for help identifying and determining how to control/manage this issue. The individual has supplied information on what they have done this year for the growing process. They plan to plant another 1000 plants this […]

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Tiny Apples

An individual came in with two different types of apples that he grows in his yard. Macintosh (large apple) and what he believes to be a Jonathan (tiny apple). Wanting to know what is wrong with the Jonathan apples. He has not done any soil sampling, fertilizing, or spraying. Both tree’s are over 13 years […]

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