A Rapid Diagnostic Test to Distinguish Between American and European Populations of Phytophthora ramorum.

@article{Kroon2004ARD,
  title={A Rapid Diagnostic Test to Distinguish Between American and European Populations of Phytophthora ramorum.},
  author={Laurens P N M Kroon and E. C. P. Verstappen and Linda F. F. Kox and Wilbert G Flier and Peter J. M. Bonants},
  journal={Phytopathology},
  year={2004},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={613-20}
}
ABSTRACT A new devastating disease in the United States, commonly known as Sudden Oak Death, is caused by Phytophthora ramorum. This pathogen, which previously was described attacking species of Rhododendron and Viburnum in Germany and the Netherlands, has established itself in forests on the central coast of California and is killing scores of native oak trees (Lithocarpus densiflora, Quercus agrifolia, Q. kelloggii, and Q. parvula var. shrevei). The phytosanitary authorities in the European… CONTINUE READING