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Survey, detection and diagnosis of Phytophthora root rot and other causes of die-back in conifers

Research

HNS 181 - Survey, detection and diagnosis of Phytophthora root rot and other causes of die-back in conifers

Start Date: 
01/04/2010
Completion Date: 
31/03/2011
Project Leader: 
Erika Wedgwood
Code: 
HNS 181

This project aims to identify the common causes of root rot and dieback on UK nurseries through grower surveys and on-site and laboratory diagnosis, including the determination of the species of Phytophthora from on-site lateral flow devices (LFDs) using the PDplus molecular diagnosis service.