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Researchers Reveal Genetic Secrets of Eucalyptus Tree

Eucalyptus leaves are the main food supply for Australia's koalas, but there is a lot more to the tree than that.   It is native to Australia but has become the world's most widely planted hardwood tree. The eucalyptus tree is a source of timber, fuel, cellulose and medicinal and industrial oils, and scientists are looking to maximize its potential in biofuels.   An international team of researchers late last week unveiled the genetic blueprint of the tree species...

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