Monday, June 15, 2009

Thousand Cankers disease hits walnuts in Boulder, Colorado

Many of you have been watching for news about Thousand Cankers disease caused by an undescribe Geosmithia species and vectored by walnut twig beetle (Pityophthorus juglandis). The latest developments in Boulder, Colorado have pushed it back into the news. Approximately three hundered trees have been identified as infected and are scheduled for removal. Additional surveys are scheduled to begin to better delimit the infestation. The full story was published in the Colorado Daily.