UK research points to bacterial cause of acute oak decline

Newly published research by British scientists provides evidence that acute oak decline (AOD) - first defined in the UK in 2008 - is caused by the interaction of three bacteria and a species of bark-boring beetle.

by Gavin McEwan
 Agrilus biguttatus - image: Siga (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Agrilus biguttatus - image: Siga (CC BY-SA 3.0)

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