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Nursery and greenhouse
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By Norma Kline Marianne Elliott Jennifer Parke Dan Stark David C. Shaw and Alicia Christiansen
Phytophthora species are water molds that can kill plants. They can spread undetected in container plants and equipment. Once they are introduced to an ecosystem, it's difficult or impossible to eradicate them. Nurseries can help prevent the spread of Phytophthora by following some simple steps.