Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease

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UK currently free of Xylella fastidiosa, but experts are on high alert Scientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease. Xylella fastidiosa, is described by the European commission as “one of the most harmful pathogenic bacteria worldw
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