References for Nursery Growers

A complete, searchable scientific bibliography for Phytophthora ramorum is available here, and you can find nursery-specific items there under the keyword “nursery.” This page further refines the publications and presentations that may be of interest to nursery growers by sorting citations and links into the specific categories listed below. References are listed alphabetically by the author’s last name. This reference list was last updated in October 2010.

Diagnosis & Detection
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Hosts & Symptoms
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Diagnosis & Detection

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Pathogen Characterization, Distribution & Spread

Eradication & Remediation

Hosts & Symptoms

  • Beales, P.A., A. Schlenzig, and A.J. Inman. 2004. First report of ramorum bud and leaf blight (Phytophthora ramorum) on Syringa vulgaris in the UK. Plant Pathology 53(4): 525-525(1).
  • Beales, P.A., T. Brokenshire, A.V. Barnes, V.C. Barton, and K.J.D. Hughes. 2004. First report of ramorum leaf blight and dieback (Phytophthora ramorum) on Camellia spp. in the UK. Plant Pathology 53(4): 524-524(1).
  • Bostock, R. 2010. Plant Stress and P. ramorum Infection. (Bostock audio)
  • Briere, S.C., S. Llewellyn, G. Kristjansson. 2005. First report of Pyracantha koidzumii as a new host for Sudden Oak Death caused by Phytophthora ramorum. Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium II, 18-21 January 2005, Monterey, CA.
  • Bulajić, A., J. Jović, S, Krnjajić, I. Djekić, and B. Krstić. 2009. First report of Phytophthora ramorum on Rhododendron sp. in Serbia. Plant Pathology 58:804. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2009.02033.x.
  • De Dobbelaere, I. and others. 2005. Susceptibility levels of Rhododendron species and hybrids to Phytophthora ramorum.
  • De Dobbelaere, I., K. Heungens, and M. Maes. 2007. Effect of Environmental and Seasonal Factors on the Susceptibility of Different Rhododendron Species and Hybrids to Phytophthora ramorum. (audio) (abstract)
  • De Merlier, D., A. Chandelier, and M. Cavelier. 2003. First report of Phytophthora ramorum on Viburnum bodnantense in Belgium. Plant Disease 87: 203.
  • Delatour, C., C. Saurat, C. Husson, R. Loos, and N. Schenck. 2002. Discovery of Phytophthora ramorum on Rhododendron sp. in France and experimental symptoms on Quercus robur. Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium, 15-18 December 2002, Monterey, CA.
  • Florance, E. 2002. Plant structures through which Phytophthora ramorum establishes infections.
  • Giltrap, P.M., A.J. Inman, V.C. Barton, A.V. Barnes, C.R. Lane, K.J.D. Hughes, J. Tomlinson, M.L. Dean, and K. Izzard. 2004. First report of ramorum dieback (Phytophthora ramorum) on Hamamelis virginiana in the UK. Plant Pathology 53(4): 526- 526(1).
  • Giltrap, P.M., K.J.D. Hughes, V.C. Barton, E. Hobden, P. Barber, and K. Izzard. 2007. Phytophthora ramorum on three new hosts detected using on-site diagnostics. Plant Pathology 56, 728. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2007.01590.x.
  • Grunwald, N., S. Scheuerell, E.A. Davis, and R. Linderman. 2005. Variation in phenotype for resistance to Phytophthora ramorum in a range of species and cultivars of the genus Viburnum. Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium II, 18-21 January 2005, Monterey, CA.
  • Grünwald, N.J. and others. 2005. Variation in phenotype for resistance to Phytophthora ramorum in a range of species and cultivars of the genus Viburnum.
  • Grünwald, N.J., E.M. Goss, M.M. Larsen, C.M. Press, V.T. McDonald, C.L. Blomquist, and S.L. Thomas. February 2008. First Report of the European Lineage of Phytophthora ramorum on Viburnum and Osmanthus spp. in a California Nursery. Disease Notes Volume 92, Number 2, Page 314. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-92-2-0314B.
  • Grünwald, N.J., E.M. Goss, M.M. Larsen, C.M. Press, V.T. McDonald, C.L. Blomquist, and S.L. Thomas. February 2008. First Report of the European Lineage of Phytophthora ramorum on Viburnum and Osmanthus spp. in a California Nursery. Disease Notes Volume 92, Number 2, Page 314. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-92-2-0314B.
  • Grünwald, N.J., M. Kitner, V. McDonald, and E.M. Goss. 2008. Susceptibility in Viburnum to Phytophthora ramorum. Plant Dis. 92:210-214.
  • Hansen, E.M., P.W. Reeser, W. Sutton, and L.M. Winton. 2003. First Report of A1 Mating Type of Phytophthora ramorum in North America. Plant Disease 87(10): 1267.
  • Herrero, M.L., B. Toppe, S.S. Klemsdal, and A. Stensvand. 2006. First Report of Phytophthora ramorum in Ornamental Plants in Norway. Plant Dis. 90: 1458. Published on-line as DOI: 10.1094/PD-90-1458B.
  • Hüberli, D., K.D. Reuther, A. Smith, S. Swain, J.G. Tse, M. Garbelotto. 2004. First report of foliar infection of Rosa gymnocarpa by Phytophthora ramorum. Plant Disease 88(4): 430.
  • Hüberli, D., K.D. Reuther, A. Smith, S. Swain, J.G. Tse, M. Garbelotto. 2004. First report of foliar infection of Rosa gymnocarpa by Phytophthora ramorum. Plant Disease 88(4): 430.
  • Hüberli, D., K.L. Ivors, A. Smith, J.G. Tse, and M. Garbelotto. 2005. First report of foliar infection of Maianthemum racemosum by Phytophthora ramorum. Plant Disease 89(2): 204.
  • Kaminski, K. and S. Wagner. 2008. In vitro Inoculation Studies for Estimating the Susceptibility of Ornamental Plants to Phytophthora ramorum. J. Phytopathology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0434.2008.01399.x.
  • Lewis, C.D., M.L. Roth, C J. Choquette, and J. L. Parke. 2004. Root infection of rhododendron by Phytophthora ramorum. Phytopathology 94: S60.
  • Linderman, R.G. and E.A. Davis. 2007. Comparative host susceptibility and sporulation potential of Phytophthora ramorum on species, cultivars, and hybrids of camellia. Online. Plant Health Progress DOI: 10.1094/PHP-2007-0822-02-RS.
  • Linderman, R.G. and E.A. Davis. 2007. Evaluation of Phytophthora ramorum in nursery crop tissue culture propagation. Online. Plant Health Progress DOI: 10.1094/PHP-2007-0822-01-RS.
  • Linderman, R.G., E.A. Davis, and J.L. Marlow. 2006. Response of selected nursery crop plants to inoculation with isolates of Phytophthora ramorum and other Phytophthora species. HortTechnology 16(2):216-224.
  • Linderman, R.G., J.L. Parke, and E.M. Hansen. 2002. Relative virulence of Phytophthora species, including the sudden oak death pathogen P. ramorum, on several ornamental species. Phytopathology 92: S47.
  • Moralejo, E., M. Puig, J.A. García, and E. Descals. 2006. Stromata, sporangiomata and chlamydosori of Phytophthora ramorum on inoculated Mediterranean woody plants. Mycological Research 110:1323 – 1332. Available online at www.sciencedirect.com.
  • Parke, J.L., R.G. Linderman, N.K. Osterbauer, and J.A. Griesbach. 2004. Detection of Phytophthora ramorum blight in Oregon nurseries and completion of Koch’s Postulates on Pieris, Rhododendron, Viburnum, and Camellia. Plant Disease 88: 87.
  • Parke, J.L., R.G. Lindermann, and E.M. Hansen. 2002. Assessing the susceptibility of Pacific Northwest nursery plants to Phytophthora ramorum using a detached leaf assay. Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium, 15-18 December 2002, Monterey, CA.
  • Parke, J.L., R.G. Lindermann, K. Hummer and E.M. Hansen. 2002. Differential susceptibility to Phytophthora ramorum among Vaccinium species and cultivars. Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium, 15-18 December 2002, Monterey, CA.
  • Pogoda, F. and S. Werres. 2002. Pathogenicity of European and American P. ramorum isolates to rhododendron. Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium, 15-18 December 2002, Monterey, CA.
  • Pogoda, F. and S. Werres. 2004. Histological Studies of Phytopthora ramorum in Rhododendron twigs. Canadian Journal of Botany 82: 1481-1489.
  • Roubtsova, T.V. and R.M. Bostock. 2008. Impact of episodic root stress on the susceptibility of Rhododendron sp. and Viburnum tinus to Phytophthora ramorum. Phytopathology 98:S136.
  • Shishkoff, N. 2007. Susceptibility of some Lilac cultivars and other members of the Oleaceae to Phytophthora ramorum. Online. Plant Health Progress DOI: 10.1094/PHP-2007-1101-02-RS.
  • Shishkoff, N. 2008. Sporulation on plant roots by Phytophthora ramorum. Phytopathology 98:S145.
  • Shishkoff, N. 2009. Propagule production by Phytophthora ramorum on lilac (Syringa vulgaris) leaf tissue left on the surface of potting mix in nursery pots. Plant Disease 93:475-480.
  • Shishkoff, N. 2010. Evaluating Ornamentals for Root Infection and Spore Production (Shishkoff audio)
  • Shishkoff, N. March 2006. Susceptibility of Camellia to Phytophthora ramorum. Online. Plant Health Progress.
  • Tjosvold, S. 2007. Seasonal Symptom Expression, Laboratory Detection Success, and Sporulation Potential of Phytophthora ramorum on Rhododendron and Camellia. (audio) (abstract)
  • Tjosvold, S. and others. 2005. Epidemiology of Phytophthora ramorum infecting rhododendrons under simulated nursery conditions.
  • Tjosvold, S.A., D. Chambers, S. Koike, and E. Fitchner. 2005. Epidemiology of Phytophthora ramorum Infecting Rhododendrons under Simulated Nursery Conditions. Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium II, 18-21 January 2005, Monterey, CA.
  • Tjosvold, S.A., D.L. Chambers, S.L. Thomas, and C.L. Blomquist. 2006. First Report of Phytophthora ramorum infecting Camellia flower buds in North America. Online at:  http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/php/brief/2006/buds/. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2006-0825-01-BR.
  • Tjosvold, S.A., S.T. Koike, J.M. Davidson, and D.M. Rizzo. 2002. Susceptibility of azalea (Rhododendron) to Phytophthora ramorum. Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium, 15-18 December 2002, Monterey, CA.
  • Tooley, P.W. and L. Englander, 2002. Infectivity of Phytophthora ramorum on selected Ericaceous host species. Phytopathology 92: S81.
  • Tooley, P.W., K.L. Kyde, and L. Englader. 2004. Susceptibility of selected Ericaceous ornamental host species to Phytophthora ramorum. Plant Disease 88: 993-999.
  • Tooley, P.W., M. Browning, K.L. Kyde, and D. Berner. 2009. Effect of temperature and moisture period on infection of Rhododendron ‘Cunningham’s White’ by Phytophthora ramorum. Phytopathology 99:1045-1052.
  • Widmer, T.L., N. Shishkoff, and S. Dodge. 2010. Root susceptibility and inoculum production from roots of eastern oak species to Phytophthora ramorum. Phytopathology 100:S136.

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