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Problem-free Trees for Virginia Landscapes


450-237 (PPWS-47P)

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Mary Ann Hansen, Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science, Virginia Tech; Alex Niemiera, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech; and Eric Day, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech

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Many of the tree species commonly planted in Virginia landscapes suffer from disease problems. Although some diseases can be cured, most must be controlled on a preventative basis. The best option for new plantings is to choose species that have a low risk of developing disease. 


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Interim Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.


February 18, 2015