Pest & Disease Alert: Phytophthora Ramorum outbreaks detected in Devon and Cornwall

Two outbreaks of Phytophthora Ramorum, or "sudden oak death', have been reported this week.

The Food & Environment Research Agency (Fera) has identified outbreaks on Rhododendron in Devon and Camellia in Cornwall.

Earlier this month two outbreaks were in Cornwall, plus one each in Yorkshire and Lancashire. In all four events the host plant was a Rhododendron.  

Click here to read a collection of Horticulture Week stories on Phytophthora Ramorum.

For a copy of Fera's weekly Pest & Disease report click on the attachment below.


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