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Proceedings of the sudden oak death second science symposium: the state of our knowledge




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General Technical Report (GTR)

Primary Station(s):

Pacific Southwest Research Station


Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-196. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 571 p.


The Sudden Oak Death Second Science Symposium provided a forum for current research on sudden oak death, caused by the exotic, quarantine pathogen, Phytophthora ramorum. Ninety papers and forty-six posters on the following sudden oak death/P. ramorum topics are included: biology, genetics, nursery and wildland management, monitoring, ecology, and diagnostics. Several papers on P. kernoviae and other forest Phytophthora species are also presented.

Keynote address second sudden oak death science symposium Monterey California, January 19, 2005
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station Sudden Oak Death Research Program: 2001-2005
Understanding sudden oak death: a model of partnership and collaboration
History and background of the California Oak Mortality Task Force (COMTF)
Research on the epidemiology, ecology and management of Phytophthora ramorum in California forests
Epidemiology of Phytophthora ramorum in Oregon
Sudden oak death: recent developments on trees in Europe
Review of Phytophthora ramorum in European and North American nurseries
Phytophthora ramorum--economic impacts and challenges for the nursery industry
APHIS Phytophthora ramorum regulatory strategy for nurseries
Update on diagnostics for Phytophthora ramorum
Update on European Union and United Kingdom legislation for Phytophthora ramorum
Phytophthora species associated with forest soils in central and eastern U.S. oak ecosystems
The effects of girdling on the ectomycorrhizal fungal community associated with tanoak (Lithocarpus densiflorus)
Phytophthora species from oak and tanoak forests in California and Oregon
Isolation and characterization of phytotoxins secreted by Phytophthora ramorum
Incidence of Phytophthora ramorum, P. nemorosa and P. pseudosyringae in three coastal California forest communities
Ecology of Phytophthora nemorosa and Phytophthora pseudosyringae in mixed-evergreen forests
Susceptibility of conifer shoots to infection by Phytophthora ramorum
Susceptibility levels of Rhododendron species and hybrids to Phytophthora ramorum
Variation in phenotype for resistance to Phytophthora ramorum in a range of species and cultivars of the genus Viburnum
Variation in susceptibility of Umbellularia californica (Bay Laurel) to Phytophthora ramorum
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of oak trees infected with Phytophthora ramorum to determine potential avenues of infection in bark
Adaptive differences between Phytophthora ramorum isolates from Europe and North America: evidence for separate subspecies?
Distribution and etiology of aerial stem infections of Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae at three woodland sites in the U.K.
Comparative host range and aggressiveness of Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae sp. nov. on North American and European trees
The search for the origin of Phytophthora ramorum: a first look in Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China
Does stand density affect mating system and population genetic structure in coast live oak?
Genetic hitch-hiking extends the range of coast live oak
Seasonal trends in response to inoculation of coast live oak with Phytophthora ramorum
Potential for sexual reproduction of Phytophthora ramorum in Washington state nurseries
Phenotypic variation among Phytophthora ramorum isolates from California and Oregon
Molecular identification and detection of Phytophthora ramorum
Molecular detection of Phytophthora ramorum by real-time PCR using Taqman, SYBR Green and molecular beacons with three genes
Using single strand conformational polymorphisms (SSCP) to identify Phytophthora species in Oregon forests affected by sudden oak death
Application of rapid onsite PCR (TaqMan) for Phytophthora ramorum under U.S. conditions
Use of microsatellite markers derived from whole genome sequence data for identifying polymorphism in Phytophthora ramorum
Single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis of ribosomal DNA for detection of Phytophthora ramorum directly from plant tissues
AFLP analysis of Phytophthora nemorosa and P. pseudosyringae genetic structure in North America
Molecular markers for identification of P. ramorum and other Phytophthora species from diseased tissue
Genome sequence of Phytophthora ramorum: implications for management
The importance of humans in the dispersal and spread of Phytophthora ramorum at local, landscape, and regional scales
Summer survival of Phytophthora ramorum in forest soils
Monitoring of natural outbreaks of Phytophthora ramorum in the United Kingdom.
Examining the relationship between fire history and sudden oak death patterns: a case study in Sonoma County
Forecasting the future of coast live oak forests in the face of sudden oak death
Etiology and evidence of systemic acidification in SOD-affected forests of California
Progress report on the evaluation of the susceptibility of the holm oak (Quercus ilex) forest ecosystem to Phytophthora ramorum
A spatial analysis of Phytophthora ramorum symptom spread using second-order point pattern and GIS-based analyses
Residual tree response to tanoak decline in California
SOD-induced changes in foraging and nesting behavior of insectivorous, cavity-nesting birds
Patterns of tanoak acorn production in Phytophthora ramorum infested and uninfested stands in Big Sur, California, with insights from girdled tanoaks
Potential effects of sudden oak death on the oak woodland bird community of coastal California
Vegetation and small vertebrates of oak woodlands at low and high risk for sudden oak death in San Luis Obispo County, California.
Potential effects of sudden oak death on small mammals and herpetofauna in coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia woodlands
Effectiveness of fungicides in protecting Douglas-fir shoots from infection by Phytophthora ramorum
Fungicide control of Phytophthora ramorum on rhododendron
Effects of phosphate treatments on the growth of Phytophthora ramorum in tanoak stems
Effect of phosphate treatments on sudden oak death in tanoak and Shreve's oak
Evaluation of chemical and biological agents for control of Phytophthora species on intact plants or detached leaves of rhododendron and lilac
Evaluation of fungicides for the control of Phytophthora ramorum infecting Rhododendron, Camellia, Viburnum, and Pieris
Chemical control of Phytophthora ramorum causing foliar disease in hardy nursery stock in the United Kingdom
Phytophthora ramorum infection in coast live oaks and Shreve's oaks treated with insecticide to prevent beetle colonization
Effect of sanitary measures on the survival of Phytophthora ramorum in soil
Thwarting Phytophthora ramorum: a proposed disease cycle with mitigation measures
Introduction of filtration systems in container nurseries for nonchemical elimination of Phytophthora spp. from irrigation water
Phytophthora ramorum disease transmission from artificially infested potting media
Pathways of infection for Phytophthora ramorum in rhododendron
Survival of Phytophthora species and other pathogens in soilless media components or soil and their eradication with aerated steam
Potential effects of sudden oak death on birds in coastal oak woodlands
Climate-host mapping of Phytophthora ramorum, causal agent of sudden oak death
Modeling risk for SOD nationwide: what are the effects of model choice on risk prediction?
Aerial and ground surveys for mapping the distribution of Phytophthora ramorum in California
Early detection monitoring of Phytophthora ramorum in high-risk forests of California
Phytophthora ramorum detection surveys for forests in the United States
Phytophthora ramorum experience and approach in the Netherlands
Pre-epidemic mortality rates for common Phytophthora ramorum host tree species in California
Sudden oak death disease progression in oaks and tanoaks
Disease risk factors and disease progress in coast live oak and tanoak affected by Phytophthora ramorum canker (sudden oak death)
Surveying and monitoring sudden oak death in southwest Oregon forests
The response of saprotrophic beetles to coast live oaks infected with Phytophthora ramorum
Chemical ecology of sudden oak death/ambrosia beetle interactions
Relationships between Phytophthora ramorum canker (sudden oak death) and failure potential in coast live oak
The current situation with Phytophthora ramorum in England and Wales
Epidemiology of Phytophthora ramorum infecting rhododendrons under simulated nursery conditions
Converting biology into regulations: U.S. Phytophthora ramorum quarantine as a case study
Who pays for sudden oak death? An econometric investigation of the impact of an emerging pathogen on California nurseries
Understanding the disposal and utilization options for Phytophthora ramorum infested wood
Extended abstract on the potential for Phytophthora ramorum to infest finished compost
Ecological evidence of intensive cultivation of oaks by California Indians: implications for the treatment of sudden oak death
Eradication of Phytophthora ramorum in Oregon forests--status after 3 years


Frankel, Susan J.; Shea, Patrick J.; Haverty, Michael I., tech. coord. 2006. Proceedings of the sudden oak death second science symposium: the state of our knowledge. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-196. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 571 p.


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