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Fighting back against ash dieback: Researchers sequence resistant tree

Ash dieback symptoms. Courtesy of WTPL/Mike Ryder.

Scientists are fighting back against a deadly ash tree fungus on the genetic level.

The first genetic information from a tree known as tree 35 that survived an outbreak of the deadly fungus that causes ash dieback in Denmark has been sequenced by researchers in the United […]

Deadly ash tree fungi found in U.K.

Ash dieback symptoms. Courtesy of WTPL/Mike Ryder.

The United Kingdom’s ash trees are in for a battle against a fungus that has decimated ash trees in other parts of Europe.

The fungus, Chalara fraxinea, which causes ash dieback, was detected in Suffolk and Ashwellthorpe by scientists from the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA), […]