Interception: Liriomyza on Amaranthus

Read on for the latest pest and disease interception.

A consignment of Amaranthus has been intercepted by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) at Heathrow Airport after being found to be affected by leaf miners.

The plants which originated in Vietnam were discovered on 26 March and destroyed.

  • For information on leaf miners and what to do if an outbreak is suspected, see Horticulture Week's Leaf miner factsheet.

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