What is Oak Wilt?

According to Texas A&M Oak Wilt is one of the most destructive tree diseases in the United States.  The disease has killed more than 1 million trees in 76 Central Texas counties.  Oak wilt is an infectious vascular disease caused by the fungus Ceratocystis fagacearum.  The fungus invades and disables the water conducting system in susceptible trees.

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1. What is Oak Wilt?
2. Can my trees get Oak Wilt?
3. Can Oak Wilt spread?
4. How can I prevent my trees from getting Oak Wilt?
5. Does the City have cases of oak wilt within City limites?
6. Can residents receive financial assistance for oak wilt abatement?
7. How can I help with oak wilt abatement?
8. Where can I learn more about oak wilt?