Researching refuges to protect myrtle trees from rust disease

Manaaki Whenua researchers have been looking at how to predict where myrtle trees can grow without being exposed to pathogens that cause the rust disease.

James McCarthy’s been leading the project and he talks to Jesse about finding what they call, refugia, to grow the trees so they don’t get the disease.

Researching refuges to protect myrtle trees from rust disease
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