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The occurrence of multiple introduction events, or sudden emergence from a host jump, of forest pathogens may be an important factor in successful establishment in a novel environment or on a new host; however, few studies have focused on the introduction and emergence of fungal pathogens in forest ecosystems. While Ophiognomonia(More)
Populations of butternut tree (Juglans cinerea) have undergone range-wide extirpation. A fungal pathogen, Ophiognomonia clavigignenti-juglandacearum, of unknown origin has been recognized as the causal factor. This population collapse has allowed for observations of a broadleaf hardwood in rapid decline. This study made use of six neutral microsatellite(More)
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