Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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A brief review of the status of fireblight in UK.

Abstract

Erwinia amylovora has continued to spread northwards and westwards in the UK. In SW England, the disease has been particularly severe in perry pear and cider apple orchards. Spread has occurred through infections in Crataegus hedges and through movement of infected ornamentals.