Jay W. Pscheidt received his Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1985. Since 1988 he has been a professor at Oregon State University as an Extension Plant Pathology Specialist. His principal duties are to lead a statewide extension program related to the diagnosis and management of diseases of all fruit, nut, and ornamental/nursery crops. He is also co-editor of regional publication The Pacific Northwest Plant Disease Management Handbook.
Cassie Bouska is an Assistant Professor (Practice) at Oregon State University since 2014. She serves as the Agriculture Extension Faculty for Coos and Curry counties where she works with commercial horticulture, home horticulture, livestock and dairy, and small farm producers.
OSU Extension Publication on Boxwood Blight: https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/em9141
Oregon Department of Ag: Nursery Cleanliness program details: http://www.oregon.gov/ODA/programs/NurseryChristmasTree/Pages/BoxwoodBlight.aspx
PNW Disease Management Handbook link: https://pnwhandbooks.org/plantdisease/host-disease/boxwood-buxus-spp-box-blight
Facebook page for the PNW Disease Handbook: https://www.facebook.com/PNW-Plant-Disease-Management-124973520901136/
Photo credit: Sandra Jensen, Cornell University, Bugwood.org
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