[NAFEX] Disease Question

tanis grif tanisgrif at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 17 12:22:52 EDT 2005


Sounds like borer work.  Sometimes their entrance or exit holes can be difficult to
find.

--- Jim Fruth wrote:

>    In both apricot and maple, I have seen patches of, intact, dry bark on
> the trunk.  Under it, the inner bark is gone appearing about the same as if
> a rodent had chewed there, sometimes girdling the tree, sometimes not, and
> usually in about a one inch wide swathe.  Before discovering this inner
> damage, there appears to be no hint of a critter having burrowed into the
> tree except for the dry appearance of the outer bark and I've not found a
> critter beneath.  Has anyone else seen this?  Or know what it could be?
> -- 
> 
> Jim Fruth
> Brambleberry Farm

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