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1.If the tree detects the presence of the canker, it will respond by producing an excess of sap that will neutralise and toxify the environment of the canker, thus making it difficult for the canker to survive and cause further damage to the gum tree. 2.-P. cinnamon will cause dieback which will prevent the Jarrah tree from absorbing water and soil nutrients, thus interfering with the vital process of photosynthesis and transpiration Like P. cinnamon, the fungal canker stem affects the vascular tissues, making it difficult for transporting necessary glucose and water from roots to shoots, thus

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