Oak Wilt in Michigan’s Forests (E3169)
Oak wilt is a fungal disease oak trees that is related to the fungus that causes Dutch elm disease. The fungus clogs sapwood vessels in the oak trees, which inhibits water transport. This results in wilting and eventually kills the tree. This eight-page publication provides information about the pathology, symptoms and diagnosis of oak wilt disease. New in April 2012. Download the free PDF file by clicking the link on the lower left side of this page.