Phytophthora lateralis

31 March 2011

What was the event?

This seminar provided an opportunity to hear about the current Phytophthora lateralis infection of Lawson's Cypress at Balloch Castle Country Park. Speakers explained the current situation, the science of the disease, the relevant plant health legislation and the bio-security requirements.

A brief overview of Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae was also given.

Seminar details and programme (PDF-888K)

Presentations:

Who was the event suitable for?

Forestry Managers and anyone with a responsibility for trees in our countryside (e.g. farmers, local authorities etc).

Where did the event take place?

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Headquarters,
Balloch
West Dunbartonshire

Contact

For further information contact:

Colette McAleer
Email: centralscotland.cons@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
Tel: 01698 368530