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thousand cankers disease damage

thousand cankers disease damage

Stressed trees are most susceptible to thousand cankers disease (TCD), which causes lesions in the phloem, eventually hindering (and cutting off) an infected tree’s ability to transport nutrients. Here, a tree in Walla Walla, Washington, shows advanced stages of TCD infection. (Photo originally published in Smallwood et al 2022, Journal of Integrated Pest Management)

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