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Bacteria Problems

The iconic pines, holm oaks and olive trees that characterize Mallorca’s landscape are, according to a study, under a serious threat.

The findings of a study of the bacteria Xyella Fastidiosa were published in the prestigious journal Geographical Investigations.

The bacteria which could soon affect the Balearics is a real commercial threat as it causes decay and death in woody stemmed plants, even affecting vines.