Tree Service Pros of Kansas City, Missouri
Chlorosis is a yellowing of leaf tissue due to a lack of chlorophyll. Possible causes of chlorosis include poor drainage, damaged roots, compacted roots, high alkalinity, and nutrient deficiencies in the plant.
Tree Service Pros of Kansas City, Missouri - Common Tree Diseases & Pests
Tree Service Pros has a team of certified professionals, seeking to care for residential and commercial tree service needs in the Kansas City area. Our certifications set us apart for other tree care companies in the Kansas City metro, including a certification by the Kansas Arborist Association. Our arborists are experts in the care of trees, including trimming, removal, disease control and insect control.
When caring for trees with disease or pests, it’s important to hire a licensed pesticide applicator. These professionals are licensed by the state of Missouri and Nebraska to apply restricted-use pesticides to protect ornamental trees, shrubs, flowers and turf in lawns.This also assures that those using certain pesticides or those who make specific types of pesticide applications have an understanding of how to do so safely. Pesticide applicator certification is the foundation for safe and effective use of pesticides.
To become certified as a commercial pesticide applicator in Missouri or Nebraska, an individual must successfully complete a general standards exam and a turf and tree exam. At Tree Service Pros of Kansas City we are certified to care for all tree needs, including disease and pest control through pesticide application. We’re committed to the safety of your trees and family, so give us a call to see if we can assist with your yard’s health.
Pine wilt is a disease of pine caused by the pinewood nematode, which feed on the bark and phloem or when the female beetles lay eggs in freshly cut timber or dying trees.
The Emerald Ash Borer is an exotic insect pest from Asia. The flattened, creamy white larval stage feeds below the bark and cuts off the living, water and nutrient conducting vessels causing tree death
Leaf blight refers to any disease afflicting plants in which portions of the leaves become discolored, dried out, or dead. While leaf blight is most often fungal in nature, bacterial blight also exists. Leaf blight can affect nearly any plant with leaves.
Galls are abnormal growths that occur on leaves, twigs, or branches.
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Cedar apple rust is caused by a fungal pathogen that attacks crabapples, apples, and Junipers.
Oak wilt is a fungal disease caused that consists of leaf discoloration, wilt, defoliation, and death
Anthracnose are diseases that result in a wide range of symptoms including leaf spots, blotches or distortion, defoliation, shoot blight, twig cankers and dieback on many different deciduous trees and shrubs.
Leaf spot is any of a large number of fungal, bacterial, or viral plant diseases that cause leaves to develop discolored spots.
Leaf miners are the larva of an insect that lives in and eats the leaf tissue of plants.
Aphids are small, soft-bodied insects with long slender mouthparts that they use to pierce stems, leaves, and other tender plant parts and suck out fluids.
Scales are sucking insects that insert their tiny, strawlike mouthparts into bark, fruit, or leaves, mostly on trees and shrubs and other perennial plants.