Volutella Blight of Pachysandra

Gould, Ann Brooks
May 2012
Plant & Pest Advisory: Landscape, Nursery & Turf;5/3/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p4
The article discusses the volutella blight in Japanese pachysandra plants. The disease is caused by the fungus Volutella in environmentally stressed and mechanically injured plants. It further informs that the disease can be managed using certain cultural factors like by avoiding practices that encourage excessive moisture, increase light and air circulation by periodic beds thinning and by removing debris of affected plants from the beds to reduce inoculum.


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