Relationships Between Phytophthora ramorum Canker ( Sudden Oak Death ) and Failure Potential in Coast Live Oak 1

@inproceedings{Swiecki2006RelationshipsBP,
  title={Relationships Between Phytophthora ramorum Canker ( Sudden Oak Death ) and Failure Potential in Coast Live Oak 1},
  author={Tedmund J. Swiecki and Elizabeth A. Bernhardt and Christiana Drake and Laurence R. Costello},
  year={2006}
}
In autumn 2002, we conducted a retrospective study on coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) failures in Marin County, California, woodlands affected by Phytophthora ramorum canker (sudden oak death). The objectives of this case-control study were to quantify levels of bole, large branch, and root failure in these woodlands and determine how various tree and stand factors are related to failure potential. Non-failed trees were used as a control population to identify factors that might contribute… CONTINUE READING