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Boxwood Blight Sanitation

This talk will focus on the importance of sanitation in reducing the spread of boxwood blight into landscapes. Basic Plant pathology theory tied together with real world experience and advice.

6/6/2018
When: June 6, 2018
Noon
Where: Your desk!
United States
Presenter: Norman Dart, State Plant Pathologist, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Contact: Sarah Woody Bibens
888-233-1876


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Abstract:

This talk will focus on the importance of sanitation in reducing the spread of boxwood blight into landscapes. Basic Plant pathology theory tied together with real world experience and advice. 

 

About the Speaker:

Norman Dart, VDACS State Plant Pathologist 
 
Based out of Richmond Virginia Norm has worked on a variety of quarantine plant disease projects and statewide surveys; including Phytophthora ramorum, thousand cankers disease of black walnut, ralstonia, chrysanthemum white rust, karnal bunt, and the plum pox virus. Norm has a masters of science in plant pathology from Washington State University. He has served the state of Virginia for almost 9 years as the state plant pathologist. Since the introduction of boxwood blight in 2011 Dart has taken an active role in outreach and serving as a balancing link between extension, industry and regulatory work. He has also looked at and diagnosed a lot of sick boxwood over the past several years. 
 
 

 

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