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LAUREL WILT DISEASE DETECTED ON TENNESSEE SASSAFRAS TREES

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is advising forest landowners to monitor their sassafras trees after detecting laurel wilt disease in Dickson and Montgomery Counties. Laurel wilt is a fungal disease caused by an invasive pathogen, Raffaelea lauricola, which can affect a range of plants in the Lauraceae …

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