An Oak trees chemical defence system | Oak Tree: Nature’s Greatest Survivor

It may look like an oak tree is a big green heap of insect food, but eating it is not that easy. George McGavin investigates the oak tree's natural defence systems, which have evolved over millions of years.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'56''
  • Broadcast year: 2015
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Ecology | Adaptations, interdependence and competition | Adaptations

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Oak Tree: Nature's Greatest Survivor