Xylella

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Defra issues updated Xylella advice as Germany eradicates disease

Defra issues updated Xylella advice as Germany eradicates disease

Advice from the Government to importers of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants includes information that Germany has eradicated the disease.

UK plant importers protest as EC consults on banning imports of "high-risk" plants from outside EU

UK plant importers protest as EC consults on banning imports of "high-risk" plants from outside EU

The European Commission has published an initial list of 39 high-risk plants and a consultation on a potential import ban from countries outside the EU has received more than 80 negative responses already.

Prince Charles says plant buyers should quiz nurseries about biosecurity

Prince Charles says plant buyers should quiz nurseries about biosecurity

The Prince of Wales has taken part in a BBC Two Gardener's World biosecurity special calling for customers to ask plant nurseries where they source their plants from.


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Xylella: is there scope for a cure?

Xylella: is there scope for a cure?

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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