A first in tree research: European trees planted in China to identify potentially invasive species in our forests

3 junio 2015

The expansion of international trade, rapid transport, increasing sales of decorative plants and agricultural goods, and global warming are all factors that contribute to the unintentional introduction and survival of organisms, fungi and insects in new geographical zones far from their region of origin. European scientists worked with colleagues in China to study the ability of Chinese insect and fungal pathogens to colonize European trees.