[Agroforestry] Re: Re: Repairing tree bark

Don Staples dstaples at livingston.net
Wed May 17 11:26:23 EST 2006

"Ronald Maldonado Rodriguez" <maldona8 at etu.unige.ch> wrote in message 
news:mailman.1008.1147812950.16885.ag-forst at net.bio.net...
> Dear Mat,
> yes, such a damage in the bark can be a focus of infections for your apple 
> tree.
> Mechanical damages of the bark may expose the tree to bacteria and
> microorganisms infections including viruses.
The problem is, it has already been exposed.  Paint the wound and hope you 
got it in time.  If low to the ground all sorts of pathogens have already 
hit it. 

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