Stem Blight of Blueberry


Early symptoms of stem blight on blueberries are yellowing, reddening or drying of leaves on one or more branches. Photo courtesy of NCSU Cooperative Extension Service.

Blueberry stem blight (dieback), caused by the fungus Botryosphaeria, is the most common disease causing death of young blueberry bushes in the southeastern United States. Read more in the article linked here.

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One Response to “Stem Blight of Blueberry”

  1. allaboutblueberries Says:

    Reblogged this on AllAboutBlueberries and commented:

    Revisiting past posts for the newcomers.

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