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Plant health inspector confirms ash dieback disease in Guernsey

November 14th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

The first case of ash dieback has been confirmed in Guernsey. The disease, caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinea was found on recently imported ash trees at a site in the south east of Guernsey. All 86 ash trees from the consignment have been removed and destroyed. It is to be hoped that the landowner’s […]