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162. Saving Our Ash Trees

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Ash is the third commonest broadleaved tree in Britain and makes up 16% of broad-leaved woodland in England. Ash dieback, a disease caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinaea threatens to kill 95% of all our 120 million ash trees.

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:
• The importance of ash trees.
• Consequences of the ash dieback.
• Possible solutions.

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January 2013

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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