Creating and restoring new habitat or accidently spreading plant pests and pathogens?

Plants are fundamental to our landscapes, underpin many of our rural industries and recreational activities, and are the building blocks of our habitats. However, we are experiencing an exponential increase in non-native plant pests and pathogens due to increased global trade and climate change which are causing substantial economic losses. 

Learn more about the threats from the Scotland’s Plant Health Centre at James Hutton Institute here