The Forestry Commission in Wales has confirmed that the disease has been found in five newly-planted Welsh government woodlands in Wentwood and the Wye Valley. All the young trees on these sites have been lifted and destroyed as a precautionary measure.
The disease was also confirmed in North Wales, at a newly-planted site at Glynllifon College, in Gwynedd.
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