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Trees felled in Devon and Cornwall amid disease fears

Thousands of trees are being felled in Devon and Cornwall in an attempt to stop the spread of Sudden Oak Death.

The virulent disease does not just affect oak trees and spreads rapidly, so landowners are being urged to be vigilant and to report suspected outbreaks.

Jon Kay reports from Plym Wood, near Plymouth.

  • 21 Jul 2010
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