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a disease of plants characterized by the gradual dying of the young shoots starting at the tips and progressing to the larger branches

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Simon Cripwell, spokesman for Warwickshire County Council's Trading Standards team, said: "Across the region there have been reports of unscrupulous tree surgeons using the recent national publicity given about ash dieback to misinform tree owners in order to carry out unnecessary work.
Three months ago Northumberland's first "red alert" case of chalara dieback of ash - caused by the chalara fraxinea fungus - was discovered at Wooler, in north Northumberland.
- Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland MP Tom Blenkinsop, left, speaking about the situation, and inset left is a previous Gazette story about the ash tree dieback crisis Picture by IAN MCINTYRE
Residents are also asked to remain vigilant and report any possible signs of Ash Dieback they see.
A Solihull Council spokesman said: "With regards to dealing with ash dieback, we follow guidance from the Forestry Commission.
It sounds like you looked after your camellia well, with a good watering and feeding routine, so it is possible that your shrub was simply a victim of a fungal disease such as root rot or dieback which caused such a drastic decline.
Surrey Wildlife Trust(SWT) says the work is essential to protect the public as the trees are affected by a disease known as ash dieback, which can cause damaged trees to fall.
Surveys around Europe reveal mortality rates from ash dieback as
* If severe, foliage may turn brown (leaf blight) and dieback prematurely.
The National Tree Seed Project by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, was launched to protect the nation's woodlands in the face of spreading diseases and pests such as ash dieback which threaten to wipe out millions of trees.
Topping them is unlikely to kill the trees, but you could get some dieback from the cuts.
It is likely to be the worst instance of climate-related dieback of mangrove forests ever recorded.
Tree dieback was recorded in the park in 2016 and it is now, according to officials temporarily, closed.