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Subject: Sudden Oak Death (Phytophthora ramorum) detected in five Georgia Nurseries
Date posted: April 14, 2004
Source: The Weekly (Georgia)
The Georgia Department of Agriculture verified the presence of Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in five Georgia nurseries. Phytophthora ramorum, the causal agent of SOD, was confirmed on samples of camellias that were imported from Monrovia Nursery in California. More than 50 nurseries in Georgia that received shipments of susceptible plants from California are also being tested. Infected plants will be incinerated.

For the whole story, visit the following website:
http://www.theweekly.com/news/2004/April/06/Sudden_Oak.html
For more information on Sudden Oak Death in Georgia, visit the following website:
http://www.invasive.org/sod.cfm

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