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Phytophthora Root Rot

Phytophthora root rot is a serious disease of Fraser fir and other Christmas trees in North Carolina caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi and other species of Phytophthora.

Online Information

CTN 22: Management of Phytophthora Root Rot in Fraser Fir Christmas Trees – biology, symptoms, and reducing the risk of Phytophthora root rot

PP318 – Forest Pathology: Phytophthora Root Rot of Fraser fir – hosts, characteristics, symptoms, and occurrence of Phytophthora root rot

Phytophthora cinnamomi – isolation, identification and epidemiology of Phytophthora cinnamomi, the primary causal agent of Phytophthora root rot

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