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California Forest Pest Council

The California Oak Mortality Task Force brings together public agencies, other nonprofit organizations, and private interests to address Phytophthora ramorum-related issues. The Task Force is implementing a comprehensive and unified approach for research, management, education, and public policy.

University of California. Agriculture and Natural Resources.

A directory of current research related to integrated pest management of the glassy-winged sharpshooter and the diseases it vectors.

Plant pathologist examines fungi

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

The mission of the Cereal Disease Laboratory is to reduce losses in wheat, oat, and barley to major diseases including leaf rust, stem rust, and Fusarium head blight.

USDA, Agricultural Research Service

Research program involves comprehensive studies of plant dieasese caused by three major pathogen types: subcellular pathogens (viruses, viral satellites, and viroids); Prokaryotes (phytoplasmas, spiroplasmas, and walled bacteria): and Eukaroytic pathogens (fungi).

USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture and Partner Laboratories.

Focused on national agricultural security, the NPDN is charged with rapid detection, diagnosis, and early communication of outbreaks of high priority plant pathogens.

USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Germplasm Resources

Conducts research to understand the biology of pathogens that infect economically important plant germplasm, including their etiology, detection, and elimination by therapeutic procedures.

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USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Research programs to protect crops and landscapes from plant diseases. Research components include: disease diagnosis; biology, ecology, epidemiology, and spread; disease resistance; biological and cultural strategies for sustainable disease management.

Program of the Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium III held in Santa Rosa CA in March 2007, including links to posters, audio, and slideshows.