Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 20, 2022

Plants’ best friend: Pathogen-detecting dogs visit Presidio Nursery

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy report

In 2020, researchers at UC Berkeley published findings that dogs had been able to sniff out Phytophthora, a microscopic plant pathogen that can be devastating to plants and entire ecosystems, with a 100% detection rate in a series of trials and blind tests.

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