Townsend's extensive research identified pure American elms that do in fact have a substantial tolerance for Dutch elm disease
But those who still believe we have too many conifers in Wales can start replacing all those lost elms with the Princeton Elm, a variety with 96% resistance to Dutch Elm Disease
Parks manager Peter Hamblin said, 'People will remember Dutch Elm Disease
on the news 30 years ago, and the devastating effect it had on the landscape.
It was one of several that survived the Dutch elm disease
Peter Goodwin of Woodland Heritage said: "We're looking at a disease that has the potential to change our landscape even more than Dutch elm disease
and nothing is being done about it.
The state Department of Conservation and Recreation gave Oakham a $1,100 grant in February 2006 to prune dead limbs and inoculate the tree against Dutch elm disease
Imported diseases in recent years have included classical swine fever, potato brown rot, wheat mozaic virus, leaf wilt, rhizomania and Dutch elm disease
Elms were dying of the still-incurable Dutch elm disease
The research team has created a batch of elm trees which can fight the deadly fungus that causes Dutch elm disease
The gnarled and twisted trunks, each between five and 10ft long, are from trees which died of Dutch Elm Disease
in the 1970s.
We have lost too many champions to Dutch elm disease
, chestnut blight, and oak wilt to believe that.
We have an American elm (200+ years) that has had, and perhaps is still suffering with, Dutch elm disease