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Insect infestation of my tree.

"Insects have gotten into the base (trunk) of a large tree in my front yard. I have been able to kill the insects that were eating into my tree. How do I close up the decayed area? Can I tar it and then cement it shut? I am a member of Better Homes and Garden."
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Thanks for writing. I'd contact an arborist in your area --- he or she should be able to give you a lot better answers after seeing the damage in person. I can't really make a good judgment without being able to see your tree. "

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