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Needle Blight of Port-Orford-Cedar Caused by Stigmina thujina in Hawaii. Charles S. Hodges, Chief Plant Pathologist, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Forest Service, Honolulu, HI 96813. Plant Dis. 66:867-869. Accepted for publication 15 March 1982. This article is in the public domain and not copyrightable. It may be freely reprinted with customary crediting of the source. The American Phytopathological Society, 1982. DOI: 10.1094/PD-66-867.

A needle blight caused by Stigmina thujina was observed on Port-Orford-cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) on several of the Hawaiian Islands. This is the first report of the disease on C. lawsoniana and in Hawaii.