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The strategy has been developed in partnership with the Scottish and Welsh Governments, the Forestry Commission, and APHA.
As @PlantChief Nicola Spence explains, The Plant Biosecurity Strategy for Great Britain will secure national biosecurity, protect native species and drive economic growth.
As Alan Titchmarsh explains, we need to protect our plants for future generations.
Our Plant Biosecurity Strategy for Great Britain will:
There are many pests and diseases that can seriously damage crops and plants in the UK. Assessing and understanding these threats is essential to informing the actions needed to protect plant health set out in Protecting Plant Health - A .
As the Strategy makes clear, tackling threats to plant health is not just a matter for government; success is dependent on partnership working between all those with a role to play. To this end the Portal is a shared resource providing information about plant pests and diseases, including the assessments of risk undertaken by government and the data underpinning those assessments, with links to other sites of interest, including non-government sites, as well as information on the plant health controls and services provided by government.
Find out more about the plant pests and diseases which threaten our crops, trees, gardens and countryside.
The UK Plant Health Risk Register records and rates risks to UK crops, trees, gardens and ecosystems from plant pests and pathogens.
Initiatives providing opportunities for members of the public to get involved in helping combat threats to plant health. How you can help tackle plant health risks.
Find out more about Citizen Science initiatives.
Explore our Resources section.