Christmas trees http://wshu.org en Christmas tree farmers look to Turkish fir to avoid plant disease http://wshu.org/post/christmas-tree-farmers-look-turkish-fir-avoid-plant-disease <p>The Christmas trees still decorating many living rooms around the region are some of the lucky ones not stricken by phytophthora.&nbsp;</p><p>It’s a disease Christmas tree farmers in upstate New York have been battling for years.</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:37:09 +0000 Matt Martin 10434 at http://wshu.org Christmas tree farmers look to Turkish fir to avoid plant disease