Nice article in the Sun Sentinel on laurel wilt in the Everglades

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/palm-beach/fl-everglades-tree-killer-20140518,0,5723587.story

The real scoop on Torreya taxifolia

http://www.the-understory.com/2012/06/15/discovery-of-a-new-disease-explains-the-mysterious-decline-of-critically-endangered-species-florida-torreya/

Our work with Florida torreya continues, but many questions remain.

 

Laurel wilt and Native American Culture

Here is a nice article and editorial written by the Seminole chairman, Jim Billie in the Seminole Tribune about laurel wilt. Our research efforts are mentioned in the article.

 

http://www.semtribe.com/SeminoleTribune/Archive/2014/SeminoleTribune_February%2028_2014v2.pdf

 

 

New paper out on role of Diplodia corticola and oak decline.

Our lab has been working on Diplodia cankers of oak caused by D. corticola and D. quercivora. Here is a new paper on the role of D. corticola in decline of Holm oak (Quercus ilex) in Europe.

 

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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.1111/efp.12081/

 

Tyler Dreaden’s PhD Defense!

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Interesting new story on Chernobyl and forest health…

Check out this story..

 

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/forests-around-chernobyl-arent-decaying-properly-180950075/?utm_source=facebook.com&no-ist

Photo credits:  T.A.Mousseau & A.P. Møller for Smithsonian.com

Jason