Ambrosia Beetle on my Avocado?

akarinzJuly 25, 2014

Hi,

I have a white fungus on my avocado tree and am really concerned it might be the ambrosia beetle. The tree is healthy, but I know that is irrelevant. Can anyone give me some ideas or confirmation please? This is really making me nervous. I've included a picture of the fungus on the trunk.

Thanks,
Kairn

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Scott F Smith(6B/7A MD)

That just looks like a fungus. Its too circular and the beetles usually leave these little towers of sawdust sticking out from the sides of the tree.

Scott

    Bookmark   July 25, 2014 at 9:35PM
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akarinz

Thanks Scott. Any idea how to treat?

Karin

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 3:51PM
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