Outbreak: Phytophthora kernoviae on Rhododendron ponticum

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The Food and Environment Research Agency has reported an outbreak of Phytophthora kernoviae affecting Rhododendron ponticum at a location in Kent.

The affected plants were destroyed.

The outbreak was intercepted by FERA on 25th July.

For information on identification and what to do if an outbreak is suspected, see FERA's factsheet on Phytophthora kernoviae.


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