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Birch dieback. The pathogen, Marssonina betulae has infected the leaves of this Silver birch (Betula pendula) causing brown 'star-shaped' lesions and can also attack shoots causing darkened, sunken cankers leading to dieback. Location: Northern Research Station (studio), Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland.

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Birch dieback. The pathogen, Marssonina betulae has infected the leaves of this Silver birch (Betula pendula) causing brown 'star-shaped' lesions and can also attack shoots causing darkened, sunken cankers leading to dieback. Location: Northern Research Station (studio), Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland.
Date Taken: 24th August 2000

Photographer: Glenn Brearley
Copyright: Crown Copyright
Credit line: Forestry Commission / Glenn Brearley
Image size: 3508 x 2481 (26Mb)
DPI: 300

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