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Research Project: Monitoring Migration and Population Structure of the Sudden Oak Death Pathogen Phytophthora ramorum in North America

Location: Horticultural Crops Research

Project Number: 2072-22000-041-15-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2017
End Date: Oct 31, 2018

Objective:
To monitor the migration and population structure of Phytophthora ramorum in North America using microsatellites.

Approach:
Use a range of highly polymorphic to conserved molecular markers to detect genotypes and strain evolution of P. ramorum.