Pest & Disease Alert: Mycosphaerella pini detected in Devon

An outbreak of Mycosphaerella pini has been discovered in Devon.

The Food & Environment Research Agency (Fera) discovered the infection on on Pinus on 12 June.

Typical symptoms of Mycosphaerella pini infection include red belts, stripes and patches on pine needles, together with the conidia of the anamorph, D. septospora.

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

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