Publications - Trees, Shrubs & Ornamentals
Trees, shrubs, and ornamentals are affected by a wide array of disease problems. For information about plants or diseases not covered on this page, please contact Megan Kennelly. At the bottom of the page, there is a list of specific diseases, by host plant species.
Trees and shrubs - general publications:
This is a comprehensive guide to the most common tree and shrub problems. It is available as a pdf at the above link, or printed copies can be ordered from the K-State Extension Bookstore by calling 785-532-5830 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. 79 pages
This is a comprehensive, detailed text that discusses tree diseases that are common in our region. It was written by a team of authors across the region, including KSU faculty. 229 pages.
Detailed overview of canker diseases, including Leucostoma and Valsa (Cytospora) canker, Nectria cankers, Botryosphaeria cankers, and Phomopsis canker
Overview of anthracnose diseases, including anthracnose on ash, maple, walnut, oak, and sycamore as well as Marssonina leaf spot of cottonwood and elm black spot
This publication covers cedar apple rusts, Botrysophaeria canker,Seiridium canker, Kabatina tip blight, Phomopsis tip blight, Cercospora needle blight, and root diseases
Pine tip blight, Dothistroma needle blight, and pine wilt
Specific diseases, listed alphabetically by plant affected
♦ Eastern Red Cedar(see Juniper)