The pathogen was discovered on rhododendron originating from the Netherlands at a site in North Yorkshire on 29 March.
On the same date, P. Ramorum was found on both rhododendron and pieris plants (from the UK) at a site in East Sussex.
For more information on Phytophthora ramorum see our Pest & Disease Factsheet.
To see FERA's latest Interception Chart - see PDF attachment.
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