Centre set up to tackle threats to plant health

The Press and Journal (Highlands and Islands) writes:
SCIENCE: Facility will bring sectors together and share information

Scottish Government's Plant Health Centre of Expertise

Prof Ian Toth, the Secretary of the Scottish Society for Crop Research (SSCR) Potato sub-committee, introducers the Plant Health Centre to this year's record audience of potato industry stakeholders at their yearly Winter meeting held at the James Hutton Institute, Dundee.

Introducing the Plant Health Centre of Expertise

Prof Ian Toth presents the Scottish Government's Plant Health Centre of Expertise to over 100 growers, advisers and other specialists at the Crop Production in Northern Britain (CPNB) Conference at the Apex Hotel in Dundee

ScotGov funds co-ordinated approach to crop disease

The Scottish Farmer says 'SCOTLAND is playing smart and tough in the war against disease of plants, with the launch of a new 'centre of excellence' to help meet the challenges of current and potential threats'.

Scotland launches plant health centre to strengthen crop resilience

Farming UK tells the farming community about the new Scottish Government-funded Plant Health Centre

Scottish Plant Health Centre launched

Read the 'Farmer's Guardian' article about the Plant Health Centre

Plant Health Centre launched

Confor - Promoting Forestry and Wood news item

Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has launched a new virtual Centre of Expertise for Plant Health during a visit to SASA this morning.

Plant Diseases in the Natural Environment

Plant Health Centre has launched a section of the website dedicated to Plant Diseases in the Natural Environment. This section lists threats to the natural environment, signposts other websites where further information can be found and provides advice on treatment and control.