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Tree-Killing Pathogen Traced Back to California

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avatar Tree-Killing Pathogen Traced Back to California
September 01, 2011 04:51PM
ScienceDaily (Sep. 1, 2011) — Genetic detective work by an international group of researchers may have solved a decades-long mystery of the source of a devastating tree-killing fungus that has hit six of the world's seven continents.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110901142629.htm
avatar Re: Tree-Killing Pathogen Traced Back to California
September 01, 2011 07:26PM
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ScienceDaily (Sep. 1, 2011) — Genetic detective work by an international group of researchers may have solved a decades-long mystery of the source of a devastating tree-killing fungus that has hit six of the world's seven continents.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110901142629.htm

Moral of the story: don't export trees to other countries, or even outside their native region.

Very bad, unintended consequences could result from such actions.

Think Global, Plant Local. smiling smiley



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/01/2011 07:28PM by plawrence.
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