Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2014’

KECP Gallery Page


An KECP Gallery page has been added to the site and can be found on the left hand side menu. Alternatively CLICK HERE to be taken to the page.    

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2014 hybrids – progress report

2014 Hybirds Blog

In early spring 2014 ResistantElms continued working to develop new elm hybrids, aiming to build on the experience gained during the creation of the Arcadia progeny in 2013. The principal goals remain (a) to continue crossing the best clones of proven resistance in order to broaden the resources available to those who want to plant elm; and (b) to try …

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Elm Yellows

Elms Yellows

In autumn 2013 the UK holder of the licence for U. “Morfeo” noticed unusual colouration in certain plants of that clone. Tests established the presence of the phytoplasma which causes Elm Phloem Necrosis, also known as Elm Yellows (EY). The entire batch of trees was ultimately ordered to be destroyed. Phloem Necrosis is a disease spread primarily by leaf-hoppers, and …

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