Planting exotic pines "increases threat of needle blight to native trees" say researchers

Widespread planting of exotic pine trees for timber has introduced new races of fungi and raised the threat posed to native Scots pine from Dothistroma needle blight (DNB) in Scotland, according to new research.

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