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Fruit Tree disease

Can someone help me identify what the problem is with my fruit trees (see photos)? I noticed splits/cracks on the trunk a few months ago, started with my buddha hand fruit and now spread to my oranges and loquat too. I burn the affected areas but doesn’t seem to help. It’s spreading rapidly to my other trees. Any suggestions? Thank you.

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#1 Comment By Alisma On 10/08/2016 @ 10:15 pm

It looks like animals may be damaging your fruit trees. Since three different species of tree are affected, and since it looks like patches of bark have been stripped off, I don’t think it is a disease issue.

I am not sure what kinds of animals are common in your area, but these articles may give you some ideas for protecting your trees:

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