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Q.How to get rid of Olive Knot

Zone Perugia Italy | Yves Sylvestre added on February 27, 2019 | Answered

Some of my olive trees have the classical galls on some of the branches. In some cases the branches are totally dead (terrible i missed them).

Using disinfected pruning shears i have removed the infected branches (the rest of the trees remain strong though there are some galls on the main trunk). I have then sprayed all the cuts with Copper Sulfate.

Is there anything else i should do to prevent the disease from spreading

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Answered on February 27, 2019

It sounds like you have done the right things. If mine I would spray the entire tree, foliar canopy and woody stems, now and a month later with a biological fungicide-bactericide. I'm not sure what is available in Italy, but in the US I use this:




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