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Under the Shade of Eucalypt Trees

Credit: mraoraor/Adobe

Credit: mraoraor/Adobe

By Maider Iglesias-Carrasco

Eucalypt trees are iconic in Australia, with around 900 species spread around the continent. However, a new study has found that toxic compounds in their leaves are having undesirable ecological impacts when eucalypt plantations have been established in other parts of the world.

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