The Compositor

A healthy tree can fight off plagues and diseases using a combination of methods. A tree can not repair damage, but isolates it from the sap stream, and then grows around it. This process is called CODIT, compartmentalization of decay in trees. A healthy tree can also use resin or latex to distribute chemicals that repel insects or pests. Ips typographus is an unattractive looking beetle. … Lees Meer