Xylella

The latest news and updates on issues surrounding the threat and spread of Xylella fastidiosa and its impact on the horticulture industry.

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Xylella could be beaten by phages, Wageningen University research finds

Xylella could be beaten by phages, Wageningen University research finds

Students from Wageningen University & Research have devised a biological system that may be able to combat Xylella fastidiosa.

Import restrictions now biggest issue for UK horticulture

Import restrictions now biggest issue for UK horticulture

While a bail out claim of £50m-£90m remains on Defra secretary of state George Eustice's desk, industry concerns are now shifting to how the horticulture industry will manage plant imports in 2021.

How damaging has the lockdown been for the garden industry?

How damaging has the lockdown been for the garden industry?