Exotic Pest Reporting
Dothistroma needle blight
Dothistroma needle blight (Dothistroma septosporum) is a fungal pathogen of Pine trees. It is a native of Cloud Forests of Central America and was first detected in Missouri in 1984.
This disease spreads rapidly in mild climates with high rainfall, or frequent fog and mist. Defoliation occurs within weeks.
07/31/2019 - Pine trees in Wichita being cut down due to disease
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06/04/2019 - Why are my pine trees turning brown?
03/20/2018 - What's the cause of pine needles turning brown?