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Name: Jack L. R.
Status: other
Age: 50s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2002

I have several Afghan pine trees in a windbreak around my property.The needles will start to turn yellow and die in turn the complete branch will eventually die. The needles develop yellow ends with a black spot about 1/2 in from tip eventually causing the entire branch to die. We live in zone 7 in Texas We have treated with fungicide Dacinol this spring, repeatedly with no results. What is the possible cause and remedy?

There are several diseases, insects, and nematodes that affect pine trees. The following might help. Also check with your local agricultural extension office.

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.

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