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Conkers under threat from moths eating horse-chestnut trees

The great British playground tradition of conker fighting is under threat because of an infection which is being spread through the country by a moth - which eats horse-chestnut trees.

Researchers believe conkers are getting smaller because of it, and now they want gardeners and walkers to send them pictures of infected leaves.

Tim Muffett reports.

  • 27 Oct 2015
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