US (WV): Boxwood blight detected at residential, commercial landscapes

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) has detected boxwood blight at several residential and commercial landscapes throughout West Virginia.

Boxwood blight was first diagnosed in West Virginia on plants shipped from out-of-state nurseries in July 2015.

“Gardeners and landscapers need to stay vigilant for the presence of this damaging disease," said Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt. "Enacting best management practices is your best option to keep your landscape disease-free."

Read more at The Register-Herald (Wendy Holdren)


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