Population History and Pathways of Spread of the Plant Pathogen Phytophthora plurivora

Corine N. Schoebel, Jane Stewart, Niklaus J. Gruenwald, Daniel Rigling, Simone Prospero
  • PLoS ONE, January 2014, Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085368

How does this nursery pathogen move around?

What is it about?

A forensic analysis to recreate how this important nursery pathogen moves around the world.

Why is it important?

We know very little about how plant pathogens emerge and move around the world. This work sheds new light on one important nursery pathogen. Pathogens can be moved with plants. This work is important for managing diseases in a rapidly changing world subject to increased travel and climate change.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0085368

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