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Sudden Oak Death threatens British trees

Date : 5th January 2010, Source : The Telegraph (UK)

A new disease that can attack and kill more than 100 varieties of plants and trees is sweeping across Britain, leaving a trail of devastation in forests and gardens. Phytophthora ramorum, known as Sudden Oak Death is a fungal-algae combination for which there is no known remedy. The disease has destroyed millions of trees in America and has now has now spread across the west of England, possibly after being brought over in imported plants.

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