Fungus threatens ash trees

A disease which has wiped out ninety per cent of ash trees in Denmark has been found for the first time in East Anglia. The government has proposed a ban on importing the trees.

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Ash Dieback - the effects

We've been hearing a lot about Ash dieback recently - the disease that's spread from the continent and could wipe out most of the ash trees in the East Anglian countryside.

More than a hundred thousand trees have already been destroyed - and it's a wood that's used in everything from specialist sports cars to holding up church bells. So what effect is this disease having? Kate Prout has been investigating. Watch her report.

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