Más de 65 especies de palmeras en los Estados Unidos son vulnerables a un hongo que causa la descomposición de la madera, lo que puede dañar o destruir las palmeras.
El hongo, Ganoderma zonatum, causa la enfermedad letal conocida como ... READ MORE
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A team of UF/IFAS scientists has reached a milestone in the fight against a widespread disease that affects palms throughout the southeastern ... READ MORE
Everyone is talking about butt rott -- Ganoderma butt rott that is! Lately I've had more phone calls than ever from homeowners seeking to identify the strange fungus growing out of their palm trees and wondering what to do next.
All palm ... READ MORE
DAVIE, Fla. --- A lethal plant hopper species is slowly killing our Florida landscape of palm trees. Meanwhile, there are wood-decaying fungi causing several urban tree species to develop root and trunk rot affecting their stability.
While ... READ MORE
To newcomers and long-time residents alike, palms make Florida a paradise to the eye and spirit. Unfortunately, there is a "little devil" of a disease that attacks our palms - Ganoderma butt rot! This fungus needs a palm host to attack and a ... READ MORE
Ganoderma Butt Rot is a Frequently Occurring Fungal Disease of Florida Palms. The Fungus Produces Several Large Fruiting Bodies, Known as Conks, at the Very Bottom of the Trunks. All photos taken ... READ MORE