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Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae in Scotland: status report

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


8. Sources of information

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EPPO 2013. Phytophthora ramorum. www.eppo.int/QUARANTINE/Alert_List/fungi/PHYTRA.htm?utm_source=www.eppo.org&utm_medium=int_redirect (accessed 16 April 2014)

EPPO 2013. Phytophthora kernoviae. www.eppo.int/QUARANTINE/Alert_List/fungi/PHYTKE.htm (accessed 16 April 2014)

Forestry Commission 2014. Phytophthora ramorum www.forestry.gov.uk/pramorum

Forestry Commission 2014. Phytophthora kernoviae www.forestry.gov.uk/pkernoviae

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Elliot M, Meagher TR, Harris C, Searle K, Purse PV & Schlenzig A (2013) The epidemiology of Phytophthora ramorum and P. kernoviae at two historic gardens in Scotland. Proceedings of the Sudden Oak Death Fifth Science Symposium. U.S. Department of Agriculture. www.fs.fed.us/psw/publications/documents/psw_gtr243/psw_gtr243_023.pdf

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Purse BV, Graeser P, Searle K, Edwards C & Harris C (2013) Challenges in predicting invasive reservoir hosts of emerging pathogens: mapping Rhododendron ponticum as a foliar host for Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae in the UK. Biological Invasions, 15(3), pp 529-545. link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10530-012-0305-y

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Practical Guidance and leaflets

Phytophthora ramorum: A Practical Guide for Established Parks, Gardens, Amenity Landscape & Woodland Areas www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/278281/0101025.pdf

Phytophthora ramorum: A Practical Guide for the Nursery Stock and Garden Centre Industry www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/278281/0101024.pdf

Phytophthora ramorum Factsheet: www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/278281/0101020.pdf

Phytophthora kernoviae Factsheet: www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/278281/0101021.pdf

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