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Invasion of beetles threatens Japanese cherry trees

The pink cherry trees are part of the soul of Japan. Each year, the cherry trees around the 20th of march in bloom and attract many tourists to the country. But since the advent of the ‘aromia bungii” fear the government that the trees will disappear. The species of beetle drills namely holes in the cherry trees and lays its eggs in them. The government chooses to infected trees to cut down. Scientists are looking for an alternative way to combat that is the trees not to damage, but for now without success.

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