Publications

yellow arrowSummary of current research on pitch canker at the University of California
yellow arrowValerie A.L. Ferchaw, Elicia Goldsworthy, Jason Pinkerton, David In Yun, Ulric J. Lund, Walter Mark, Sauli Valkonen, Douglas D. Piirto. 2013. Management strategies for pitch canker infected Ano Nuevo stands of Monterey pine. Forest Ecology and Management 308: 101-115.
pdf2013 Tree Note: Pitch Canker Disease in California
yellow arrowSwett C.L. and Gordon T.R. 2012. First Report of Grass Species (Poaceae) as Naturally Occurring Hosts of the Pine Pathogen Gibberella circinata. Plant Disease 96:908
pdf2011 Forest Pathology: Evidence for the occurrence of induced resistance to pitch canker, caused by Gibberella circinata (anamorph Fusarium circinatum), in populations of Pinus radiate
pdf2009 Agricultural and Forest Entomology: Bark beetle-mediated fungal infections of susceptible trees induce resistance to subsequent infections in a dose dependent manner
pdf2008 Australasian Plant Pathology: Pitch canker caused by Fusarium circinatum -- a growing threat to pine plantations and forests worldwide
pdf2008 Plant Pathology: Temporal variation in contamination of pine engraver beetles with Fusarium circinatum in native Monterey pine forests in California
pdf2008 Plant Disease: Limiting Effects of Low Temperature on Growth and Spore Germination in Gibberella circinata, the Cause of Pitch Canker in Pine Species
pdf2007 The Canadian Entomologist: The role of Pityophthorus spp. As vectors of pitch canker affecting Pinus radiata
pdf2006 Forest Ecology and Management: Rates of pitch canker induced seedling mortality among Pinus radiata families varying in levels of genetic resistance to Gibberella circinata (anamorph Fusarium circinatum)
pdf2006 Plant Pathology: Factors influencing infection of mechanical wounds by Fusarium circinatum on Monterey pines (Pinus radiata)
pdf2006 Plant Pathology: Susceptibility of Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) to pitch canker, caused by Gibberella circinata (anamorph =Fusarium circinatum)
pdf 2006 Forest Ecology and Management: Rates of pitch canker induced seedling mortality among Pinus radiata families varying in levels of genetic resistance to Gibberella circinata (anamorph Fusarium circinatum)
pdf2005 The Canadian Entomologist: Colonization of cut branches of five coniferous hosts of the pitch canker fungus by Pityophthorus spp. (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in central, coastal California
pdf2004 Plant Disease: First Report of the Pitch Canker Fungus (Fusarium circinatum) in the Sierra Nevada of California
pdf2004 The Canadian Entomologist: Twig beetles, Pityophthorus spp. (Coleoptera:Scolytidae), as vectors of the pitch canker pathogen in California
pdf2003 Forest Ecology and Management: The dynamics of an introduced pathogen in a native Monterey pine (Pinus radiata) forest
pdf2003 Plant Pathology: Variation in susceptibility to pitch canker disease, caused by Fusarium circinatum, in native stands of Pinus muricata
pdf2002: Cambria Forest Management Plan
pdf2002 The Canadian Entomologist: Incidence of the pitch canker pathogen and associated insects in intact and chipped Monterey pine branches
pdf2001 Plant Disease: The Pitch Canker Epidemic in California
pdf2001 Forest Pathology: Systemic induced resistance in Monterey pine
pdf1995 Tree Note: Current Status of Pitch Canker Disease in California
pdf1994 California Agriculture: 'Grinch' fungus threatens Christmas trees
pdf1992 Tree Note: Pitch Canker Disease in California
yellow arrowSelected Bibliography on Pitch Canker
yellow arrowSelected Bibliography on Monterey Pine