Bacteria slowly killing Italy's olive trees

Experts warn no way of stopping insect-borne bacteria that has killed thousands of trees in ancient groves in the south.

    Italy's precious olive industry is in danger of collapsing because of an insect-borne bacteria that is spreading across ancient groves in the country's south.
     
    Experts warn there is no way of stopping the infestation which has killed thousands of trees.

    Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Gallipoli in Apulia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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