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How is it possible to stop the spreading of ailantuhs, that is infesting the original mediterranean vegetation on the coasts and in the countries of Italy? One of the peculiarity of italian landscape, the strong diversity of the environment, is treatened by that tree, growing everywhere.



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As with many environmental questions we get through this system, this is one that must be answered locally; we can't really help much from here without the needed knowledge of local systems . You might check out these addresses though to see if they offer any help:

Society for Ecological Restoration:
http://nabalu.flas.ufl.edu/ser/SERhome.html

Restoration and Management Notes:
http://www.wisc.edu/arboretum/rmn/homepage.html

John Elliott



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