Citizen science taps into public's love of trees

Research projects involving the public can raise awareness but are less useful for delivering hard data.

By Mark Kinver • bbcnews
Sept. 10, 2020 ~7 min

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'Resistant' trees planted in Hampshire in ash dieback fight

Scientists have identified 3,000 ash trees with suspected resistance to a deadly disease.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 17, 2020 ~2 min

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New hope for trees affected by ash dieback

A study identifies the genetics in ash trees that confers resistance to a deadly disease.

By Rebecca Morelle • bbcnews
Nov. 18, 2019 ~3 min

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Ash dieback: Killer tree disease set to cost UK £15bn

The tree disease will cost taxpayers a third more than the foot-and-mouth outbreak in cattle in 2001.

By Mark Kinver • bbcnews
May 6, 2019 ~3 min

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Ash dieback: Deadly tree fungus spreading 'more quickly'

Millions of diseased trees near buildings, roads and railways will have to be cut down, it is warned.

By Gilbert John and Steffan Messenger • bbcnews
March 8, 2019 ~4 min

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