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www.pubs.ext.vt.edu/content/dam/pubs_ext_vt_edu/PPWS/PPWS...

•The boxwood blight fungus can be spread from one property to another via contaminated spray hoses, pruning tools, wheelbarrows, tarps, vehicles, clothing, shoes, or anything to which the sticky spores of the boxwood blight fungus might adhere. In fact, boxwood blight was reported to have spread from boxwood in one landscape to another landscape

www.bettyongardening.com/.../boxwood-blight-how-to-recognize-it-and...

Boxwood Blight: How to Recognize It and What to Do About It . ... Boxwood blight is new fungal disease which is not cured by any current fungicides. All boxwood, including the popular ‘English’ and ‘American’ varieties, are susceptible to the disease. Other members of the boxwood family, ...

ext.vt.edu/.../commercial-horticulture/boxwood-blight.html

The following BMPs are guidelines for boxwood growers to avoid introduction of the boxwood blight pathogen or, if the disease is already present, to manage the disease in the most effective manner and avoid spread of the disease to new locations.

portal.ct.gov/CAES/PDIO/Boxwood-Blight/Boxwood-Blight

Boxwood Blight Confirmed on Pachysandra in a Connecticut Landscape. A natural infection of pachysandra in the landscape by Cylindrocladium pseudonaviculatum, the boxwood blight fungus, was confirmed by CAES plant pathologists on 29 June 2012. The pachysandra sample had been collected by a CAES inspector while visiting a residential property in ...

www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/BP/BP-203-W.pdf

boxwood blight fungus. 3 Boxwood Blight BP-203-W • Avoid introducing new boxwood plants to landscapes that already have large, historically- important boxwoods. Once the disease is detected, sanitation is critical for management. Remove and bag any diseased plants and fallen leaves and dispose of them in municipal waste or bury them.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxwood_blight

The first description of boxwood blight was from the United Kingdom in the mid 1990s. In 2002 the disease was discovered in New Zealand, the cause was identified as a new species of fungus which was formally named Cylindrocladium pseudonaviculatum. The fungus causing the disease in the UK was later named C. buxicola. These are now known to be ...

extension.udel.edu/factsheets/boxwood-blight-caused-by-the-fungus...

Boxwood Blight - twigs showing blackened areas and leaf drop; Leaf spots due to boxwood blight. Cylindrocladium is favored by temperatures between 18 and 25 C and by high humidity and rainfall. Early symptoms include brown leaf spots or tip blight, which can be rather inconspicuous. Twigs and stems later develop black streaks and leaves drop.

www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/php/research/2013/boxwood

Evaluation of Foliar Fungicide Sprays for the Control of Boxwood Blight, Caused by the Fungus Cylindrocladium buxicola. B. Henricot, Plant Pathology Department, The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), Wisley, Woking, Surrey GU23 6QB, UK; and E. Wedgwood, ADAS Boxworth, Battlegate Road, Boxworth, Cambridgeshire CB23 4NN, UK

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Common names of the disease: Boxwood blight, box blight, Cylindrocladium box blight, blight disease of boxwood, boxwood leaf drop. Scientific name: Most literature refers to the fungus that causes box blight as Cylindrocladium buxicola. This is the Latin binomial given to this fungus in the United Kingdom where the disease was first observed ...

www.theimpatientgardener.com/boxwood-blight

But I won’t treat with the boxwoods I have with fungicides unless I find evidence of blight somewhere. Plant breeders are working hard to address the blight issue as well. NewGen boxwood was announced at plant shows in late 2018 and claims to be completely resistant to boxwood blight. It should be on the market in wide release in 2020.