Phytophthora Ramorum has been detected in three separate outbreaks across South West England.
According to the Food & Environmment Research Agency (Fera), Phytophthora Ramorum or 'sudden oak death' was detected on Rhododendrons in Devon and Cornwall.
This follows three outbreaks of Phytophthora Ramorum discovered in the last month, two on Rhododendrons in Cornwall and Devon and one on Camelia in Cornwall
In Somerset, Ramorum dieback and leaf blight was found on Pieris.
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