'Thousand Cankers Disease' Threatens Walnuts.

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    It is interesting that it mentions the problem for the eastern Black Walnut as being no real problem for the western Arizona Walnut where as the article states:
    But then something happened to bring the beetle and fungus east:
    As usual, there is that human factor that causes the problem in the first place. This goes along with an article not long ago about the reasons behind most of the invasive species problems experienced in North America.

    Human Population the Primary Factor in Exotic Plant Invasions in the United States

    Human ignoarance and stupidy, coupled with even more serious flaws of greed and selfishness have done more to upset natural balances than any other single natural occuring disruption.
     

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