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ash trees may disappear from dutch landscape because of fungus

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ash trees may disappear from dutch landscape because of fungus

photo: food and environment research agency (uk)an fungus called hymenoscyphus fraxineus, also known as chalara ash dieback, is wreaking havoc among ash trees in the netherlands and foresters fear that in the worst case scenario 98% of all ash trees could die, the volkskrant reports.the chalara fungus, which is thought to have come into the country from asia via poland and the baltic states around 2007, causes leaf loss, crown dieback and bark lesions. once a tree is infected it will die, either from the fungus or because it has become more vulnerable to other pests, such as honey fungus.epidemicit took until 2010 for the fungus to affect large wooded areas in the north of the country but it ...