TAG: fungal disease

Arborjet’s fungicide label expands for tip blight control

September 25, 2019By

The label for Arborjet’s Propizol fungicide has expanded to include a 2ee label for diplodia tip blight. This fungicide is injected into a susceptible tree’s vascular system prior to infection. Arborjet recommends applications of the systemic fungicide to be applied in late fall when the resin flow of pines has slowed. The disease mainly strikes Austrian pine and Ponderosa pine... read more

Boxwood blight reported in Michigan

December 12, 2018By

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) reported that boxwood blight was detected for the first time in Michigan. Three separate locations in Oakland County located the disease, including a landscape firm, a homeowner’s yard and in holiday wreaths being sold at a retail store. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) also alerted MDARD that... read more

Government Affairs: Will compost be the end of boxwoods?

November 12, 2015By

Boxwoods have been one of the “go to” landscape plants for landscape contractors and homeowners in the Eastern and Midwestern U.S., but boxwoods’ days may be numbered. A fungal disease that causes boxwood leaves to yellow and drop, eventually leading to the weakening and eventual death of the boxwood from secondary diseases, is gaining a foothold. Boxwood blight, until recently... read more

Growth Products: Companion Biological Fungicide

August 4, 2014By

Formulated to fight a broad range of soil and leaf fungal disease, Companion is now available in improved packaging. The ROYAL Blue bottle protects the product from ultraviolet light. The F-style handle makes it easier to use and pour. The heavy HDPE material will survive the toughest handling and worst storage conditions. Companion is available in four different package sizes,... read more