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Phytophthora ramorum: an emerging forest pathogen

Garbelotto, M., Davidson, J.M., Ivors, K., Maloney, P.E., Hüberli, D., Hayden, K., Harnik, T.Y. and Koike, S.T. (2003) Phytophthora ramorum: an emerging forest pathogen. In: 2003 American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, 9 - 13 August, Charlotte, NC.

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Aided initially by taxon specific PCR primers, we have determined that Phytophthora ramorum, cause of Sudden Oak Death, is not restricted to oaks, but has a host range encompassing at least 11 families and 18 plant species, including dominant tree species such as redwood and Douglas-fir, as well as understory shrubs, and herbaceous plants.

Item Type: Conference Item
Publisher: The American Phytopathological Society
Notes: Appears in Phytopathology, 93 (6s). S28.
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