Ventura saliciperda and Glomerella miyabeana
- Young leaves turn black, shrivel and fall off as buds open in spring
- Shoots turn black, wilt, curl over and die
- Small, black, sunken cankers form on twigs causing twig dieback and shoot blight
- Infection from V. saliciperda limited to new shoots; G. miyabeana may infect older twigs
- Common in cool, wet weather
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