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Hypovirulence hope for management of sweet chestnut blight

Hypovirulence hope for management of sweet chestnut blight

| June 15, 2013

In 2012 sweet chestnut blight, caused by the fungus Cryphonectria parasitica, was found for the first time in the United Kingdom (UK) on trees imported from France in 2007 and planted at two sites, one in Warwickshire in the West Midlands and the other in East Sussex in southern England. If the UK plant health […]

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Managing current season needle necrosis in Christmas trees

Managing current season needle necrosis in Christmas trees

| April 24, 2013

Uptake and utilization of nutrients is the cornerstone of physiological health in green plants, but deficiencies in specific nutrients have long been known to play a crucial role in the development of disease caused by plant pathogens. Calcium, a poorly mobile nutrient with an important strengthening role in the structure of plant tissue is well […]

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