Thousands of trees felled in UK to stop Sudden Oak Death

Thousands of trees are being felled in Somerset to stop the spread of a killer disease. Sudden Oak Death attacks more than 100 varieties of plants and is spreading faster than predicted. The National Trust And The Forestry Commissionare having to cut down trees to stop the infection from spreading.

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AJ Cann

Alan Cann is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Leicester and formerly Internet Consulting Editor for AoB.

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