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REPORTER | 03/07 11:20 CET

Battle for Italy’s olive trees: deadly bacteria devastating groves in Apulia

Battle for Italy’s olive trees: deadly bacteria devastating groves in Apulia

The spectre of an agricultural catastrophe hangs over southern Italy with the spread of a bacteria that is devastating olive tree groves. Xylella fastidiosa kills plants by preventing them from absorbing water. It is a threat not just to olive trees but also to a range of nut…