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Calif. Nurseries Feel Pinch from Fungus

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Calif. Nurseries Feel Pinch from Fungus

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Calif. Nurseries Feel Pinch from Fungus

Calif. Nurseries Feel Pinch from Fungus

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The discovery of sudden oak disease in garden plants grown in southern California has prompted at least nine states to ban plants from the Golden State. The fungus has destroyed tens of thousands of mature oak trees in the West. Commercial nurseries throughout California stand to lose millions of dollars. NPR's Elaine Korry reports.

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