Dutch elm


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Dutch elm

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(Plants) a widely planted hybrid elm tree, Ulmus hollandica, with spreading branches and a short trunk
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Noun1.Dutch elm - any of various hybrid ornamental European shade trees ranging from dwarf to tallDutch elm - any of various hybrid ornamental European shade trees ranging from dwarf to tall
genus Ulmus, Ulmus - type genus of family Ulmaceae; deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves; widely distributed in temperate regions
elm, elm tree - any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees
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Many trees, lining scenic streets, have also been removed in recent years with the council continuing its battle against Dutch elm disease while others dead trees remain.
The Forestry Commission reported Dutch elm disease had spread to the north after a tree in Wakefield, West Yorks, tested positive for the fungus.
"A large portion of the trees to be removed are dead ash trees impacted by the emerald ash borer or elm trees that have likely succumbed to Dutch elm disease," she said.
Thanks to Dutch Elm disease, there are fewer trees today, but the town hall is still standing, and looking much cleaner today than it did45 year ago.
"The original trees - elms - were planted at the same time as the school was built in 1850 and suffered dutch elm disease and had to be removed in 1967but this photo is clearly not from then so it looks as if they were being 'pollarded.'.
A Dutch oak disease B Dutch ash disease C Dutch birch disease D Dutch elm disease 9.
He will also talk about his first-hand experience of diseases such as Dutch Elm Disease, Ash Dieback and Phytophthora Ramorum from his management of the estate.
He will also talk about his firsthand experience of diseases such as Dutch Elm Disease, Ash Dieback and Phytophthora Ramorum.
That's after earlier declines linked to (https://www.britannica.com/science/Dutch-elm-disease) Dutch elm disease , a fungus that was eating into the food supply for the species' caterpillars.
American elm trees have been decimated across the eastern United States by Dutch elm disease.
The species has been on the decline since Dutch Elm took hold.

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