The latest news and updates on issues surrounding the threat and spread of Xylella fastidiosa and its impact on the horticulture industry.
FERA scientist John Elphinstone's review of bacterial pathogens of economic importance to UK crops - Xylella fastidiosa supplement - includes a reference to Defra's detection and containment plans.
Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope has suggested a House of Lords select committee for land use could help the industry and the environment, at the second hearing at the inquiry into the future of the gardening and horticulture industry, held at Parliament today.
New Defra plant nursery data collection project could help Xylella biosecurity and import substitution
Defra is working on a system to map imports of amenity plants so the horticulture industry can see which risky plants are being bought from outside the UK.
As part of a six-point Xylella fastidiosa decree, ENA has said any plans for movement bans on plants from countries hit by Xylella are not justified.
A scientific conference on European research into Xylella fastidiosa held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain will showcase the worldwide work being done to tackle the disease.
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