Research

FY14-15 NORS-DUC RESEARCH PROJECTS

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Research plot used for soil experiments

 

The National Ornamental Research Site at Dominican University of California is a valuable asset to enable researchers across the country learn more about the biology of Phytophthora ramorum, including the transmission, persistence, latency and virulence of this serious pathogen. —Christel Harden, State Plant Regulatory Official, Department of Plant Industry

 

Validating commercial formulation of Trichoderma asperellum against P. ramorum-infested soil
Researchers: Tim Widmer, USDA ARS Ft. Detrick MD


Testing biological control agents for suppression of Phytophthora ramorum in potting mixes in a simulated nursery environment
Researchers: Gary Chastagner and Marianne Elliott, Washington State University, Research and Extension Center, 2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup, WA 98371


Development and application of an epidemiological framework for management of Phytophthora ramorum on rhododendron in nursery settings
Researchers: Niklaus Grünwald, Jennifer Parke and Ebba Peterson, USDA ARS Corvallis, OR and Oregon State University


Effect of elevated rate of phenotypic diversification on fungicide resistance in Phytophthora ramorum

Researcher: Takao Kasuga


Specialization of genotypes to different substrates - Experiment at NORS-DUC
Researchers: Matteo Garbelotto and Catherine Eyre, UCBerkeley


P. ramorum disinfectant and induced disease resistance
Researchers: Craig Ramsey, USDA ARS Denver, Colorado State University, Denver, CO