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Host and habitat index for Phytophthora species in OregonAuthor(s): Everett Hansen; Paul Reeser; Wendy Sutton; Laura Sims
Source: In: Frankel, S.J.; Kliejunas, J.T.; Palmieri, K.M.; Alexander, J.M. tech. coords. Proceedings of the sudden oak death fifth science symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-243. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station: 142-145
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionPhytophthora species are known as pathogens of agricultural crops or invasive pathogens destroying forests, and their prominent inclusion in various host-pathogen indices reflects this importance. It is increasingly evident, however, that Phytophthora species are abundant in streams in healthy forests and widespread in forest soils causing cryptic diseases, in addition to their more traditional roles as aggressive pathogens. While their ecology in non-agricultural ecosystems remains poorly understood, we now know that a numerous and diverse, nutritionally complex community of Phytophthora species is present in a variety of associations with forests and forest trees.
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CitationHansen, Everett; Reeser, Paul; Sutton, Wendy; Sims, Laura. 2013. Host and habitat index for Phytophthora species in Oregon. In: Frankel, S.J.; Kliejunas, J.T.; Palmieri, K.M.; Alexander, J.M. tech. coords. Proceedings of the sudden oak death fifth science symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-243. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station: 142-145.
KeywordsSudden oak death, Phytophthora ramorum, invasive species, tanoak, Notholithocarpus densiflorus, coast live oak, Quercus agrifolia, Japanese larch, Larix kaempferi
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