First report of the root-rot pathogen, Armillaria gallica, on koa (Acacia koa) and 'Ohi'a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) on the island of Kaua'i, Hawai'iAuthor(s): M. -S. Kim; N. R. Fonseca; R. D. Hauff; P. G. Cannon; John Hanna; Ned Klopfenstein
Source: Plant Disease. 101(1): 255.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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Koa (Acacia koa) and 'ohi'a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) are the two most dominant native tree species in Hawai‘i. Their populations are continuously decreasing, primarily because of forest disease (Dudley et al. 2007; Keith et al. 2015) and other biotic disturbances. In April 2015, Armillaria rhizomorphs were collected from woody hosts on the island of Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i.
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CitationKim, M. -S.; Fonseca, N. R.; Hauff, R. D.; Cannon, P. G.; Hanna, J. W.; Klopfenstein, N. B. 2017. First report of the root-rot pathogen, Armillaria gallica, on koa (Acacia koa) and 'Ohi'a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) on the island of Kaua'i, Hawai'i. Plant Disease. 101(1): 255.
KeywordsAcacia koa, Metrosideros polymorpha, native species, forest disease
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