More information on the NI Plant Health Risk Register

The following agencies and government bodies provide information and guidance on many aspects of plant and tree health and disease control.

Plant Health Risk Register

The Plant Health Risk Register gives details of over 900 species currently of concern. They are rated in order of current threat levels and the list is updated on an ongoing basis.

Agrifood & Biosciences Institute

Agri-food and Biosciences Institute logo The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) is a multi-disciplinary scientific Institute offering world class scientific services to a wide range of customers in the agri-food sector. They provide analytical & diagnostic, research & development and scientific training & advice in agriculture, food, animal and plant health, marine and freshwater ecosystems and the agri-environment.

Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission lead the development and promotion of sustainable forest management on behalf of the administrations in Scotland and England.

DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs)

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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