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New Phytophthora Control Protocols

Towards new protocols for Phytophthora control
Supply of stock for restoration and revegetation
By David J. Hancock

The threat to Australian plant life and biodiversity from existing and potential additional forms of Phytophthora is real and well documented. Some 50% of Western Australia’s endangered flora is susceptible to Phytopthora dieback. Whilst there is a range of potential methods of Phytophthora pathogen transfer to valuable conservation areas, a very obvious and likely source is transmission via nursery sourced plant stock

Read the full article in the latest edition of Hort Journal online (from page 16).

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