Phytophthora ramorum Areas Officially Deregulated

Jill Calabro, Ph.D. May 01 2019

Effective May 20, 2019, some “regulated areas” for Phytophthora ramorum will no longer be regulated under the federal program, though “quarantine areas”, where the pathogen is established, will be.  Operationally, nothing really changes as this approach has been already in effect through federal orders previously established in 2014 and 2015.

USDA-APHIS announced the codification following a public comment period last year. Ten comments were received, including an AmericanHort letter in support of the changes.

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