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Boxwood Blight Resources

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Virginia Tech; Virginia State University. Virginia Cooperative Extension.
This Best Management Practice document is a set of guidelines for home growers of landscape boxwood to avoid introduction of the boxwood blight pathogen into a landscape or, if the disease is already present in a landscape, to manage the disease in the most effective manner and avoid spread of the disease to new locations. See also: Resources for Plant Diseases for more publications
Oregon State University. Extension Service.
This concise publication gives useful information for homeowners, master gardeners, and professional landscapers about the boxwood blight disease: its symptoms, sanitation measures when it is discovered on a property, and preventive measures.
Purdue University. Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory.
See also: Diseases of Ornamentals for more resources
Horticultural Research Institute.
University of Arkansas. Cooperative Extension Service.
See also: Extension Publications for more resources
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
Pennsylvania State University. Cooperative Extension.
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Plant Disease Information Office.
University of Georgia. Cooperative Extension.
USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
USDAARS. Systematic Mycology and Microbiology Laboratory.
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.
See also: Plant Pathology Extension Publications for more resources
Boxwood blight was first discovered in the United Kingdom in 1994; its origin is unknown. Boxwood blight was detected in the U.S. in 2011 and the means of introduction is unknown. It is a fungal disease of boxwood plants, which are widely used as landscape ornamentals.