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Ecological impacts of ash dieback in Great Britain

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Ash dieback is a severe disease of ash trees (Fraxinus spp.), caused by the invasive fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus. In its native East Asia, H. fraxineus is a harmless endophyte, but since its accidental import into Europe in the early 1990s it has infected over 90% of ash trees in some areas, with long-term mortality sometimes exceeding 90%. The disease was discovered in Great Britain in 2012, and has since spread rapidly. This thesis investigates ...

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Plant Sciences
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Department:
Linacre College
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Department:
Plant Sciences
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Sylva Foundation
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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