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Peru Faces Fret Of Losing Its National Cinchona Tree

Pre-Columbian people used its bark as a medicine while South American liberator Simon Bolivar adopted it in Peru s coat of arms, but the cinchona tree is facing a battle for survival as vast swathes of forest are chopped down to make way for plantations. The wider cinchona species is used in the production of Continue reading Peru Faces Fret Of Losing Its National Cinchona Tree The post Peru Faces Fret Of Losing Its National Cinchona Tree appeared first on Channels Television.

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