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2016

Cunniffe, Nik J; Cobb, Richard C; Meentemeyer, Ross K; Rizzo, David M; Gilligan, Christopher A

Modeling when, where, and how to manage a forest epidemic, motivated by sudden oak death in California Journal Article

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (20), pp. 5640-5645, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: constrained budget, landscape-scale stochastic epidemiological model, optimizing disease control, Phytophthora ramorum, risk aversion

Cobb, Richard C; Meentemeyer, Ross K; Rizzo, David M

Wildfire and Forest Disease Interaction Lead to Greater Loss of Soil Nutrients and Carbon Journal Article

Oecologia, pp. 1-12, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: ecosystem disease impacts, invasive pathogens, nitrogen, Phytophthora ramorum, sudden oak death, tanoak

Haas, Sarah E; Cushman, Hall J; Dillon, Whalen W; Rank, Nathan E; Rizzo, David M; Meentemeyer, Ross K

Effects of individual, community and landscape drivers on the dynamics of a wildland forest epidemic Journal Article

Ecology, 97 (3), pp. 649-660, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: diversity-disease risk, emerging infectious disease, landscape epidemiology, pathogen spillover, Phytophthora ramorum, seasonality, sudden oak death, survival analysis, time-varying covariate

Johnston, Steven F; Cohen, Michael F; Torok, Tamas; Meentemeyer, Ross K; Rank, Nathan E

Host phenology and leaf effects on susceptibility of California bay laurel to Phytophthora ramorum Journal Article

Phytopathology, 106 (1), pp. 47-55, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: California Bay Laurel, host phenology, leaf effects, Phytophthora ramorum, susceptibility, Umbellularia californica

2014

Dillon, Whalen W; Haas, Sarah E; Rizzo, David M; Meentemeyer, Ross K

Perspectives of spatial scale in a wildland forest epidemic Journal Article

European Journal of Plant Pathology, 138 (3), pp. 449-465, 2014, ISSN: 1573-8469.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: host density, landscape epidemiology, Phytophthora ramorum, sudden oak death

2013

Metz, Margaret R; Varner, Morgan J; Frangioso, Kerri M; Meentemeyer, Ross K; Rizzo, David M

Unexpected redwood mortality from synergies between wildfire and an emerging infectious disease Journal Article

Ecology, 94 (10), pp. 2152-2159, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: biological invasions, global change, interacting disturbances, Phytophthora ramorum, Sequoia sempervirens, sudden oak death, synergy

Cobb, Richard C; Rizzo, David M; Hayden, Katherine J; Garbelotto, Matteo; Filipe, Joao; Gilligan, Christopher A; Dillon, Whalen W; Meentemeyer, Ross K; Valachovic, Yana S; Goheen, Ellen; Swiecki, Tedmund J; Hansen, Everett M; Frankel, Susan J

Biodiversity Conservation in the Face of Dramatic Forest Disease: An Integrated Conservation Strategy for Tanoak (Notholithocarpus densiflorus) Threatened by Sudden Oak Death Journal Article

Madrono, 60 (2), pp. 151-164, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: California Floristic Provence, disease ecology, genetic diversity, pathogen management, pathogen-caused extinction, Phytophthora ramorum, restoration, tanoak population decline

2011

Meentemeyer, Ross K; Cunniffe, Nik J; Cook, Alex R; Filipe, Joao A; Hunter, Richard D; Rizzo, David M; Gilligan, Christopher A

Epidemiological modeling of invasion in heterogeneous landscapes: Spread of sudden oak death in California (1990-2030) Journal Article

Ecosphere, 2 (art17), 2011.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: computational biology, emerging infectious disease, GIS, landscape epidemiology, Phytophthora ramorum, spatial heterogeneity, species distribution model