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Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae in Scotland: A Status Report

Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae in Scotland: A Status Report

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

ISBN: 9781785446313

This paper sets out the history of these diseases in Scotland, the current situation and the actions being taken to control them.

Executive Summary

Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae are fungus-like plant pathogens which attack a wide range of trees and shrubs and have the potential to cause significant damage in gardens, woodlands and heathland.

This paper is an updated version of the status report issued by the Scottish Government in summer 2010.