New North American host records for Seifertia azaleae, cause of Rhododendron bud blight disease

Dean Glawe
2006 Pacific northwest fungi  
Seifertia azaleae, cause of Rhododendron bud blight disease, is reported to occur on Rhododendron hemsleyanum, Rhododendron ponticum, and several named hybrids in western Washington State. This appears to be the first report of S. azaleae on these hosts in North America.
doi:10.2509/pnwf.2006.001.005 fatcat:d4amm27mdngazhb4om3cj5jsdq