New pest-disease complex threatens California forests
Shannon Lynch, Akif Eskalen, and Gregory S. Gilbert
Cal-IPC News 24(2):10-13 (Summer 2016)
Together with the avocado industry, land managers of native forest communities in southern California face the imminent threat of a new emergent pest-disease complex: Fusarium dieback – Shot Hole Borers (FD-SHB). Our work points to a path forward to make informed decisions on best approaches to management.
See also the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources website and interactive map on Fusarium dieback and the Polyphagous and Kurishio Shothole Borers