We’re all familiar with that icky feeling of a sickness creeping in. It could be a tummy ache or a headache, maybe a tickle in the throat, or a drippy nose. But what about our tree friends? Can they get sick too? One listener wanted to know, so we asked Anna Yang from the University of Minnesota to help us find the answer.

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