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Development of a PCR-RFLP Based Detection Method for the Oak Pathogens Diplodia corticola and D. quercivora

T. J. Dreaden, J. M. Davis, J. A. Smith, and M. J. Wingfield

April 2014

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The canker pathogens Diplodia corticola and D. quercivora were first reported affecting oaks in the United States in 2010 and 2014, respectively. A rapid and cost-effective method to identify isolates of both fungal species was needed to facilitate survey and detection efforts.

doi:10.1094/PHP-RS-13-0122

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