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Garlic injection could tackle tree diseases

7 October 2014

Garlic injection could tackle tree diseases

By Claire Marshall

BBC environment correspondent


Injecting trees with a concentrated form of garlic might help save trees in the UK from deadly diseases.

(...) "Over the last four years we have treated 60 trees suffering badly with bleeding canker of horse chestnut. All of the trees were cured.

This result has been broadly backed up by 350 trees we have treated all over the country where we have had a 95% success rate." (...)

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