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Rizzo Lab



Cobb RC, Meentemeyer RK, Rizzo DM. 2016. Litter Chemistry, Community Shift, and Non-additive Effects Drive Litter Decomposition Changes Following Invasion by a Generalist Pathogen. Ecosystems 19: 1478-1490

Kasuga T, Bui M, Bernhardt E, Swiecki T, Aram K, Cano LM, Webber J, Brasier C, Press C, Grünwald NJ, Rizzo DM, Garbelotto M. 2016. Host-induced aneuploidy and phenotypic diversification in the Sudden Oak Death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum. BMC Genomics, 17: 385 (DOI 10.1186/s12).

Cobb RC, Meentemeyer RK, Rizzo DM. 2016. Wildfire and forest disease interaction lead to greater loss of soil nutrients and carbon. Oecologia, 182: 265-276.


Cunniffe NJ, Cobb RC, Meentemeyer RK, Rizzo DM, Gilligan CA. 2016. Optimizing control of an established plant disease epidemic using a landscape-scale mathematical model. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113: 5640-5645.


Haas SE, Cushman JH, Dillon WW, Rank NE, Rizzo DM, Meentemeyer RK. 2016. Effects of individual, community and landscape drivers on the dynamics of a wildland forest epidemic. Ecology 97: 649-660.


Chen G, Metz MR, Rizzo DM, Dillon WW, Meentemeyer RK. 2015. Object-based assessment of burn severity in diseased forests using high-spatial and high-spectral resolution MASTER airborne imagery. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 102: 38-47.


Chen G, Metz MR, Rizzo DM, Meentemeyer RK. 2015. Mapping burn severity in a disease-impacted forest landscape using Landsat and MASTER imagery. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 40: 91-99.

Dillon WW, Haas SE, Rizzo DM, Meentemeyer RK. 2014. Perspectives of spatial scale in a wildland forest epidemic. European Journal of Plant Pathology 138: 449-465.

Beh, M.M., Metz, M.R., Seybold, S.J., and Rizzo, D.M.  2014. The novel interaction between Phytophthora ramorum and wildfire elicits elevated ambrosia beetle landing rates on tanoak, Notholithocarpus densiflorus. Forest Ecology and Management 318: 21-33. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.01.007

 DiLeo, M.V., Bostock, R.M., Rizzo, D.M. 2014. Microclimate Impacts Survival and Prevalence of Phytophthora ramorum in Umbellularia californica, a Key Reservoir Host of Sudden Oak Death in Northern California Forests. PLOS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098195


Dillon, W.W., Haas, S.E., Rizzo, D.M., Meentemeyer, R.K. 2014. Perspectives of spatial scale in a wildland forest epidemic. European Journal of Plant Pathology 138: 449–465. doi: 10.1007/s10658-013-0376-3


Cobb, R.C., Eviner, V.T., and Rizzo, D.M. 2013. Mortality and community changes drive sudden oak death impacts on litterfall and soil nitrogen cycling. New Phytologist 200(2): 422-431. doi: 10.1111/nph.12370


Cobb, R.C., Rizzo, D.M., Hayden, K.J., Garbelotto, M., Filipe, J.A.N., Gilligan, C.A., Dillon, W.W., Meentemeyer, R.K., Valachovic, Y.S., Goheen, E., Swiecki, T.J., Hansen, E.M., and Frankel, S.J. 2013. Biodiversity Conservation in the Face of Dramatic Forest Disease: An Integrated Conservation Strategy for Tanoak (Notholithocarpus densiflorus) Threatened by Sudden Oak Death. Madroño 60(2):151-164. doi: 10.3120/0024-9637-60.2.151


Dillon, W.W., Meentemeyer, R.K., Vogler, J.B., Cobb, R.C., Metz, M.R., and Rizzo, D.M. 2013. Range-Wide Threats to a Foundation Tree Species from Disturbance Interactions. Madroño, 60(2):139-150. doi: 10.3120/0024-9637-60.2.139


Kelsey, R.G., Beh, M.M., Shaw, D., and Manter, D.K. 2013. Ethanol attracts scolytid beetles to Phytophthora ramorum cankers on coast live oak. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39: 494-506. doi: 10.1007/s10886-013-0271-6 Request PDF from author 


Mehl, H.K.; Mori, S.R.; Frankel, S.J.; and Rizzo, D.M. 2013. Mortality and growth of dwarf mistletoe-infected red and white fir and the efficacy of thinning for reducing associated losses. Forest Pathology, 43, 193-203. doi: 10.1111/efp.12020


Metz, M.R., Varner, J.M., Frangioso, K.M., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2013. Unexpected redwood mortality from synergies between wildfire and an emerging infectious disease. Ecology 94:2152–2159. doi: 10.1890/13-0915.1


Beh, M.M., Metz M.R., Frangioso K.M. 2012. The key host for an invasive forest pathogen also facilitates the pathogen's survival of wildfire in California forests. New Phytologist 196(4):1145-1154. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04352.x. Request PDF from author


 Bourret, T.B., Glawe, D.A., Edwards, C.G., and Henick-Kling, T. 2012. Curvibasidium rogersii, a new yeast species in the Microbotryomycetes. North American Fungi 7:1–8.doi: 10.2509/naf2012.007.012


Cobb, R.C., Chan, M.N., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2012. Common factors drive disease and coarse woody debris dynamics in forests impacted by sudden oak death.  Ecosystems 15: 242-255. doi: 10.1007/s10021-011-9506-yRequest PDF from author 


Cobb, R.C., Filipe, J.A.N., Meentemeyer, R.K., Gilligan, C.A., and Rizzo, D.M. 2012. Ecosystem transformation by emerging infectious disease: loss of large tanoak from California forests. Journal of Ecology 100: 712-722. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2012.01960.xRequest PDF from author


Fichtner, E.J., Rizzo, D.M., Kirk, S.A., and Webber, J.F. 2012. Infectivity and sporulation potential of Phytophthora kernoviae to select North American native plants. Plant Pathology 61: 224-233. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2011.02506.x


Filipe, J.A.N., Cobb, R.C., Meentemeyer, R.K., Lee, C.A., Cook, A.R., Rizzo, D.M., and Gilligan, C.A.  2012. Landscape epidemiology and control of pathogens with cryptic and long-distance dispersal: Sudden oak death in northern California forests. PLoS Computational Biology 8: e1002328. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002328Request PDF from author 


Ireland, K.B., Hüberli, D., Dell, B., Smith, I., Rizzo, D.M., and Hardy G.I. 2012. Potential susceptibility of Australian flora to Phytophthora ramorum and pathogen sporulation potential. Forest Pathology 42:305-320. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2011.00755.x 


Ireland, K.B., Hüberli, D., Dell, B., Smith, I., Rizzo, D.M., and Hardy, G.I. 2012. Potential susceptibility of Australian native plant species to branch dieback and bole canker diseases caused by Phytophthora ramorum. Plant Pathology, 61: 234–246. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2011.02513.x


Kasuga, T., Kozanitas, M., Bui, M., Hüberli, D., Rizzo, D.M., and Garbelotto, M. 2012 Phenotypic Diversification Is Associated with Host-Induced Transposon Derepression in the Sudden Oak Death Pathogen Phytophthora ramorum. PLoS ONE 7(4). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034728View Press Release   


Metz, M.R. 2012. Does habitat specialization by seedlings contribute to the high diversity of a lowland rain forest? Journal of ecology, 100:969–979. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2012.01972.x


Queenborough, S.A., Metz, M.R., Wiegand, T.,  and Valencia, R. 2012. Palms, peccaries and perturbations: widespread effects of small-scale disturbance in tropical forests. BMC Ecology 12:3 doi: 10.1186/1472-6785-12-3


Travadon, R., Smith, M.E., Fujiyoshi, P., Douhan, G.W., Rizzo, D.M., and Baumgartner, K. 2012. Inferring dispersal patterns of the generalist root fungus Armillaria mellea. New Phytologist, 193: 959–969. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.04015.x


Borer, E.; Antonovics, J, Kinkel, L, Hudson, P, Daszak, P., Ferrari, M, Garrett, K, Parrish, C., Read, A., and Rizzo, D.M. 2011: Bridging Taxonomic and Disciplinary Divides in Infectious Disease. EcoHealth, 8, 261-267. doi:  10.1007/s10393-011-0718-6


Davidson, J.M., Patterson, H.A., Wickland, A.C., Fichtner, E.J., and Rizzo, D.M. 2011. Forest type influences transmission of Phytophthora ramorum in California oak woodlands. Phytopathology 101: 492-501. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-03-10-0064


Desprez-Loustau, M.L., and Rizzo, D.M. 2011. Fungi. Pp. 258-263. In: Encyclopedia of Invasive Introduced Species. Edited by D. Simberloff and M. Rejmanek. University of California Press. 


Fichtner, E.J., Rizzo, D.M., Kirk, S., and Webber, J. 2011. Root infections may challenge management of invasive Phytophthora species in UK woodlands. Plant Disease 95:13-18. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-03-10-0236


Haas, S.E., Hooten, M.B., Rizzo, D.M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2011. Species diversity reduces disease risk in a generalist plant pathogen invasion across a natural forest ecosystem. Ecology Letters 14: 1108-1116. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01679.x


Hawkins, A.E., and Henkel, T.W. 2011. Native forest pathogens facilitate persistence of Douglas-fir in old-growth forests of northwestern California. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41: 1256-1266. doi: 10.1139/X11-053Request PDF from author 


Lamsal, S., Cobb, R.C., Meng, Q., Rizzo, D.M., and Meentemeyer, R.K. 2011. Spatial estimation of the density and carbon content of host populations for Phytophthora ramorum in California and Oregon. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 989-998. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.05.033Request PDF from author 


Maloney, P.E., Vogler, D.R., Eckert, A.J., Jensen, C.E., and Neale, D.B. 2011. Population biology of sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana Dougl.) with reference to historical disturbances in the Lake Tahoe Basin: Implications for restoration. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 770–779. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.05.011


Maloney, P.E. 2011. Incidence and distribution of white pine blister rust in the high-elevation forests of California. Forest Pathology 41: 308–316. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2011.00732.x


Meentemeyer, R.K., Cunniffe, N., Cook, A.R., Hunter, R.D., Rizzo, D.M., and Gilligan, C.A. 2011. Epidemiological modeling of invasion in heterogeneous landscapes: spread of sudden oak death in California (1990–2030). Ecosphere 2: art17. doi: 10.1890/ES10-00192.1


Metz, M.R., Frangioso, K., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2011. Interacting disturbances: wildfire severity affected by stage of forest disease invasion. Ecological Applications 21: 313-320. doi: 10.1890/10-0419.1


Rizzo, D.M., Meentemyer, R.K., and Garbelotto, M. 2011. The emergence of Phytophthora ramorum in North America and Europe. Pp. 312-324. In: Fungal diseases: an emerging threat to human, animal, and plant health. Edited by L. Olsen, E.R.Choffnes, D.A. Relman, and L. Pray. Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. 


Rizzo, D.M. 2011. Phytophthora. Pp. 543-546. In: Encyclopedia of Invasive Introduced Species. Edited by D. Simberloff and M. Rejmanek. University of California Press. 


Valachovic, Y.S., Lee, C.A., Scanlon, H., Varner, J.M., Glebocki, R., Graham ,B.D., and Rizzo, D.M. 2011. Sudden oak death-caused changes to surface fuel loading and potential fire behavior in Douglas-fir-tanoak forests. Forest Ecology and Management 261: 1973-1986. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.02.024


Cobb, R.C., Meentemeyer, R.K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2010. Apparent competition in canopy trees determined by transmission rather than susceptibility. Ecology 91:327-333. doi: 10.1890/09-0680.1Request PDF from author 


Cobb, R.C. 2010. Species shift drives decomposition rates following invasion by hemlock woolly adelgid. Oikos 119: 1291-1298. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2009.18308.xRequest PDF from author 


Davis, F.W., Borchert, M., Meentemeyer, R.K., Flint,A., and Rizzo, D.M. 2010. Pre-Impact forest composition and ongoing tree mortality associated with sudden oak death in the Big Sur region, California. Forest Ecology and Management 259: 2342–2354. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2010.03.007


DiLeo, M.V., Pye, M.F., Roubtsova, T.V.,Duniway, J.M., MacDonald, J.D., Rizzo, D.M., and Bostock, R.M. 2010. Abscisic acid in salt stress predisposition to Phytophthora root and crown rot in tomato and chrysanthemum. Phytopathology 100: 871-879. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-100-9-0871


Kraft, N.J.B., Metz, M.R., Condit, R.S., and Chave, J. 2010. The relationship between wood density and mortality in a global tropical forest data set. New Phytologist 188: 1124-1136. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03444.x


Metz, M.R., Sousa, W.P., and Valencia, R. 2010. Widespread density-dependent seedling mortality promotes species coexistence in a highly diverse Amazonian rain forest. Ecology 91:3675–3685. doi: 10.1890/08-2323.1


DiLeo, M.V., Bostock, R.M., and Rizzo, D.M. 2009. Phytophthora ramorum does not cause physiologically-significant systemic injury to California bay laurel, its primary reservoir host.  Phytopathology 99:1307-1311. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-99-11-1307 


Douhan, G.W., and Rizzo, D.M. 2005. Phylogenetic divergence in a local population of the ectomycorrhizal fungus Cenococcum geophilum. New Phytologist 166:263-271. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2004.01305.x


Fichtner, E.J., Rizzo, D.M., Lynch, S.C., Davidson, J., Buckles, G., and Parke, J. 2009. Survival and chlamydospore production of Phytophthora ramorum in California bay laurel leaves. Pp. 142-150 in Fourth IUFRO Meeting on Phytophthoras in Forests and Natural Ecosystems. EM Goheen, SJ Frankel, eds. PDF


Fichtner, E.J., Lynch, S.C., and Rizzo, D.M. 2009.  Survival, Dispersal, and Potential Soil-Mediated Suppression of Phytophthora ramorum in a California Redwood-Tanoak Forest. Phytopathology 99: 608-619. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-99-5-0608


Grünwald, N.J., Goss, E.M., Ivors, K., Garbelotto, M., Martin, F.N., Prospero, S., Hansen, E., Bonants, P.J.M., Hamelin, R.C., Chastagner, G., Werres, S., Rizzo, D.M., Abad, G., Beales, P., Bilodeau, G.J., Blomquist, C.L., Brasier, C., Brière, S.C., Chandelier, A., Davidson, J.M., Denman, S., Elliott, M., Frankel, S.J., Goheen, E.M., de Gruyter, H., Heungens, K., James, D., Kanaskie, A., McWilliams, M.G., Man in 't Veld, W., Moralejo, E., Osterbauer, N.K., Palm, M.E., Parke, J.L., Perez Sierra, A.M., Shamoun, S.F., Shishkoff, N., Tooley, P.W., Vettraino, A.M., Webber, J., and Widmer, T.L. 2009. Standardizing the nomenclature for clonal lineages of the sudden oak death pathogen, Phytophthora ramorum. Phytopathology 99: 792-795. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-99-7-0792


Linzer, R.E., Rizzo, D.M., Cacciola, S.O., and Garbelotto, M. 2009. AFLPs detect low genetic diversity for Phytophthora nemorosa and P. pseudosyringae in the US and Europe. Mycological Research 113: 298-307. doi: 10.1016/j.mycres.2008.11.004


Rizzo, D.M. and Fitchner, E.J. 2009. Phytophthora in Forest and Natural Ecosystems of the Americas. Pp. 35-44 In: The Fourth IUFRO Meeting on Phytophthoras in Forest and Natural Ecosystems. EM Goheen, SJ Frankel, Eds. PDF


Smith, M.E., Douhan, G.W., Fremier, A.K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2009. Are true multihost fungi the exception or the rule? Dominant ectomycorrhizal fungi on Pinus sabiniana differ from those on Quercus species. New Phytologist 182: 295-299. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.02801.x


Davidson, J.M., Patterson, H., and Rizzo, D.M. 2008. Sources of inoculum for Phytophthora ramorum in a redwood forest. Phytopathology 98: 860-866. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-98-8-0860


DiLeo, M.V., Bienapfl, J.C., and Rizzo, D.M. 2008. Phytophthora ramorum infects hazelnut, vine maple, blue blossom, and manzanita species in California. Plant Health Progress doi: 10.1094/PHP-2008-0118-02-BR


Maloney, P.E., Smith, T.F., Jensen, C.E., Innes, J., Rizzo, D.M., and North, M.P. 2008. Tree mortality, and insect and pathogen response to fire and thinning restoration treatments in an old growth, mixed-conifer forest of the Sierra Nevada, California, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38: 3011-3020. doi: 10.1139/X08-141


Meentemeyer, R.K., Anacker, B., Mark, W., and Rizzo, D.M. 2008. Early detection of emerging forest disease using dispersal estimation and ecological niche modeling. Ecological Applications 18: 377-390. doi: 10.1890/07-1150.1


Meentemeyer, R.K., Rank, N.E., Anaker, B.L., Rizzo, D.M., and Cushman, J.H. 2008. Influence of land-cover change on the spread of an invasive forest pathogen. Ecological Applications 18: 159-171. doi: 10.1890/07-0232.1


Meentemeyer, R.K., Rank, N.E., Shoemaker, D.A., Oneal, C.B., Wickland, A.C., Frangioso, K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2008. Impact of sudden oak death on tree mortality in the Big Sur ecoregion of California. Biological Invasions 10: 1243-1255. doi: 10.1007/s10530-007-9199-5


Morris, M.H., Smith, M.E., Rizzo, D.M., Rejmánek, M., and Bledsoe, C.S. 2008. Contrasting ectomycorrhizal fungal communities on the roots of co-occurring oaks (Quercus spp.) in a California woodland. New Phytologist 178: 167-176. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02348.x


Wickland, A.C., Jensen, C.E., and Rizzo, D.M. 2008. Geographic distribution, disease symptoms and pathogenicity of Phytophthora nemorosa and P. pseudosyringae in California, USA. Forest Pathology 38: 288–298. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2008.00552.x


Desprez-Loustau, M.L., Robin, C., Buée, M., Courtecuisse, R., Garbaye, J., Suffert, F., Sache, I., and Rizzo, D.M. 2007. The fungal dimension of biological invasions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22: 472-480. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2007.04.005


Douhan, G.W., Martin, D.P., and Rizzo, D.M. 2007. Using the putative asexual fungus Cenococcum geophilum as a model to test how species concepts influence recombination analyses using sequence data from multiple loci. Current Genetics 52: 191-208. doi: 10.1007/s00294-007-0150-1


Fichtner, E.J., Lynch, S.C., and Rizzo, D.M. 2007. Detection, distribution, survival, and sporulation of Phytophthora ramorum in a California redwood-tanoak forest. Phytopathology 97: 1366-1375. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-97-10-1366


Smith, M.E., Douhan, G.W., and Rizzo, D.M. 2007.  Intra-specific and intra-sporocarp ITS variation of ectomycorrhizal fungi as assessed by rDNA sequencing of sporocarps and pooled ectomycorrhizal roots from a Quercus woodland. Mycorrhiza 18: 15-22. doi: 10.1007/s00572-007-0148-z


Smith, M.E., Douhan, G.W., and Rizzo, D.M. 2007. Ectomycorrhizal community structure in a xeric Quercus woodland as inferred from rDNA sequence analysis of pooled EM roots and sporocarps. New Phytologist 174: 847-863. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02040.x


Baumgartner, K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2006. Relative resistance of grapevine rootstocks to Armillaria root disease. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 57: 408-414. abstract


Smith, M.E., Rizzo, D.M, and Trappe, J.M. 2006. Genea, Genabea and Gilkeya gen. nov.: ascomata and ectomycorrhiza formation in a Quercus woodland. Mycologia 98:699-716. abstract


Smith, M.E., Trappe, J.M., Rizzo, D.M., and Miller, S.L. 2006. Gymnomyces xerophilus sp. nov. (sequestrate Russulaceae), an ectomycorrhizal associate of Quercus in California. Mycological Research 110: 575-582. doi: 10.1016/j.mycres.2006.03.001


Davidson, J.M., Wickland, A.C., Patterson, H., Falk, K., and Rizzo, D.M. 2005. Transmission of  Phytophthora ramorum in mixed-evergreen forests of California. Phytopathology 95:587-597. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-95-0587


Douhan, G.W., Petersen, C., Bledsoe, C.S., and Rizzo, D.M. 2005. Contrasting root-associated fungi of three common oak woodland plant species based on molecular identification: host-specificity or PCR artifact? Mycorrhiza 15: 365-372. doi:  10.1007/s00572-004-0341-2


Garbelotto, M., and Rizzo, D.M. 2005. A California-based chronological review (1995–2004) of research on Phytophthora ramorum, the causal agent of sudden oak death. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 44: 127-143. doi: 10.14601/Phytopathol Mediterr-1794


Maloney, P.E., Lynch, S.C., Kane, S.F., Jensen, C.E., and Rizzo, D.M. 2005. Establishment of an emerging generalist pathogen in redwood forest communities. Journal of Ecology 93: 899-905. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2005.01031.x


Rizzo, D.M., Garbelotto, M., and Hansen, E.M. 2005. Phytophthora ramorum: integrative research and management of an emerging pathogen in California and Oregon forests. Annual Review of Phytopathology 43: 309-335. doi: 10.1146/annurev.phyto.42.040803.140418


Rizzo, D.M. 2005. Exotic species and Fungi: interactions with fungal, plant and animal communities. Pp. 857-877, In: The Fungal Community, 3rd edition. Edited by J. Dighton, P. Oudemans, and J. White. CRC Press. 


Smith, M.E., Trappe, J.M., and Rizzo, D.M. 2005.  NATS Truffle and Truffle-like Fungi 11. Hymenogaster raphanodorus sp. nov. (Cortinariaceae). Mycotaxon 93: 241-246. abstract


Smith, T., North, M., and Rizzo, D.M. 2005. Patterns of mortality in a mixed-conifer old growth forest in the Sierra Nevada. Forest Science 51: 266-275. PDF


Cunha, M.G. and Rizzo, D.M. 2004. Occurrence and epidemiological aspects of potato silver scurf in California. Horticultura Brasileira 22:690-695. doi: 10.1590/S0102-05362004000400005


Hayden, K.J., Rizzo, D.M., Tse, J., and Garbelotto, M. 2004. Detection and Quantification of Phytophthora ramorum from California Forests Using a Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay. Phytopathology 94: 1075-1083. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO.2004.94.10.1075


Ivors, K., Hayden, K.J., Bonants, P.J.M., Rizzo, D.M., and Garbelotto, M. 2004. AFLP and phylogenetic analyses of North American and European  populations of Phytophthora ramorum. Mycological Research 108: 378-392. doi: 10.1017/S0953756204009827


Maloney, P.E., Lynch, S.C., Kane, S., and Rizzo, D.M. 2004. A comparison of infection by Phytophthora ramorum and Botryosphaeria dothidea on Pacific madrone. Plant Disease 88: 852-857.  doi: 10.1094/PDIS.2004.88.8.852


Meentemeyer, R.K., Rizzo, D.M., and Marks, W. 2004. Mapping the risk of establishment and spread of Sudden Oak Death in California. Forest Ecology and Management 200:195-214. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2004.06.021


Miller, T.C., Gubler, W.D., Laemnlen, F.F., Geng, S., and Rizzo, D.M. 2004. Potential for using Lecanicillium lecanii for suppression of strawberry. Biocontrol Science and Technology 14: 215-220. PDF


Cunha, M. and Rizzo, D.M. 2003. Development of fungicide cross resistance in Helminthosporium solani populations from California. Plant Disease 87: 798-803. doi: 10.1094/PDIS.2003.87.7.798


Davidson, J.M., Rizzo, D.M., Garbelotto, M., Tjosvold, S., Slaughter, G.W., and Wickland, A.C. 2003. Evidence for aerial transmission of Phytophthora ramorum among Quercus and Lithocarpus in California woodlands. Pp.108-114. In: Proceedings of second IUFRO conference on Phytophthora in Forest Ecosystems, Albany, Australia. 


Davidson, J.M., Werres, S., Garbelotto, M., Hansen, E.M., and Rizzo, D.M. 2003. Sudden oak death and associated diseases caused by Phytophthora ramorum. Online. Plant Health Progress. doi: 10.1094/PHP-2003-0707-01-DG


Douhan, G.W., and Rizzo, D.M. 2003. Amplified fragment length microsatellites (AFLM): a simple method to develop microsatellite markers with limited DNA as applied to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Mycologia. 95: 368-373. abstract


Douhan, G.W., Egerton-Warburton, L., Allen, M.F., and Rizzo, D.M. 2003. Host-parasite relationships among bolete infecting Hypomyces species within California oak woodlands. Mycological Research 107: 1342-1349. doi: 10.1017/S0953756203008542


Garbelotto, M., Davidson, J.M., Ivors, K., Maloney, P.E., Hüberli, D., and Rizzo, D.M. 2003. Non-oak native plants are the main hosts for the sudden oak death pathogen in California. California Agriculture 57 (1): 18-23. PDF


Hansen, E.M., Reeser, P.M., Davidson, J.M., Garbelotto, M., Ivors, K., Douhan, L.I., and Rizzo, D.M. 2003. Phytophthora nemorosa sp. nov. an aerial Phytophthora found in forests of California and Oregon. Mycotaxon 88: 129-138. PDF


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