Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management

News alerts and tips from Southeastern universities.

Evaluation of fungicides for the prevention of boxwood blight, 2012.

K. L. Ivors, L. W. Lacey, and M. Ganci Dept. Plant Pathology, North Carolina State Univ. 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759 This trial evaluated the efficacy of several commercially available fungicides for preventive activity against boxwood blight caused by Cylindrocladium buxicola. Treatments were arranged in a randomized complete…
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National IPM Webinar finds a home at North Carolina State University

By: Steve Frank – Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University; and Kelly Ivors – Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University   The National IPM Webinar series was started in 2011 by Dr. Scott Ludwig at Texas A&M…
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Boxwood Blight: A New Disease of Boxwoods Recently Found in the Southeastern U.S.

  Norm Dart1, Virginia State Plant Pathologist  Mary Ann Hansen1 and Elizabeth Bush1, Extension Plant Pathologists  Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services1, Virginia Tech2  Boxwood blight (also called “box blight” in Europe), caused by the fungal pathogen Cylindrocladium buxicola, was reported for the first time in the U.S. at…
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