Oak Wilt in Michigan’s Forests (E3169)
This eight-page publication provides information about the pathology, symptoms and diagnosis of oak wilt disease.
Oaks are popular tree species and often are of concern to forest owners and all Michigan citizens. Acorn production is an important food source for many wildlife species. Annual value of oak stumpage exceeds $10 million. Oaks are also abundant and important landscape trees in urban and suburban areas.
It’s important to avoid wounding oaks from April through July.