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FERA research finds gardeners will pay more for pests and disease-free assured plants

FERA research finds gardeners will pay more for pests and disease-free assured plants

Consumers will pay £2.16 more for UK-grown and £2.92 more for assured plants a FERA report has found, after a survey of almost 800 people.

RHS unveils latest from Chelsea Flower Show and Bridgewater opening

RHS unveils latest from Chelsea Flower Show and Bridgewater opening

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced that its fifth garden RHS Garden Bridgewater is opening to the public from 30 July 2020.

10 biosecurity and policy changes growers need to know from the HTA Contact conference

10 biosecurity and policy changes growers need to know from the HTA Contact conference

Speakers included chief plant health officer Nicola Spence, Defra's Helen Ward and APHA's Lucy Carson-Taylor.


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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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