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General Technical Report

Title: Sudden oak death and Phytophthora ramorum: a summary of the literature

Author: Kliejunas, John T.

Date: 2010

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-234. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 181 p

Station ID: GTR-PSW-234

Description: Sudden oak death and Phytophthora ramorum, both first recognized about a decade ago, have been the subject of hundreds of scientific and popular press articles. This document presents a comprehensive, concise summary of sudden oak death and P. ramorum research findings and management activities. Topics covered include introduction and background, identification and distribution, the disease cycle, epidemiology and modeling, management and control, and economic and environmental impacts.

Keywords: sudden oak death, Phytophthora ramorum, invasive species, tanoak, coast live oak, mixed-evergreen forests

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Kliejunas, John T.  2010.  Sudden oak death and Phytophthora ramorum: a summary of the literature.   Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-234. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 181 p.

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