Africa: Tree Diseases Can Change Entire Landscapes and Must Be Taken Seriously

[The Conversation Africa] On New Year's Eve 2018, an arsonist started a fire in Betty's Bay, a small town in South Africa's Western Cape province. The fire consumed more than 12 000 hectares of vegetation, most of it mountain fynbos. Fynbos is a type of species-rich vegetation characterised by the presence of restios, ericas (heaths) and proteas.Read the Original Article