Corpus ID: 90744066

Seagrass Wasting Disease Impact of abiotic factors and chemical defense

@inproceedings{JakobssonThor2017SeagrassWD,
  title={Seagrass Wasting Disease Impact of abiotic factors and chemical defense},
  author={Stina Jakobsson-Thor},
  year={2017}
}
  • Stina Jakobsson-Thor
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Eelgrass, Zostera marina, is the dominant seagrass species in the northern hemisphere, and forms large meadows that provide several important ecosystem services. In the 1930s about 90% of the Z. marina populations in the Atlantic Ocean were killed in an epidemic caused by the wasting disease pathogen Labyrinthula zosterae. Despite the devastating impact of this disease the hostpathogen interaction is still poorly understood, and there is limited knowledge about factors that influence the… CONTINUE READING