Tulip Poplar Diseases

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Tulip Poplar diseases.
Tulip Poplar Diseases - Articles
Tulip Poplar Diseases
DiseaseSymptomsPathogen/CauseManagement
Powdery mildewWhite fungal growth forms on the upper surface of leaves.Erysiphe or PhyllactiniaNo control is recommended since little damage occurs.
Sooty moldBlack fungal growth covers the leaf surface where a shiny, sticky material has been deposited.Sooty mold is not a pathogen. It merely grows on honeydew secreted by aphids higher up on the tree and drips onto lower leaves.Control aphids


Sooty mold.

Authors

Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.