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2012 Student projects

Pierce College, Puyallup, independent studies

Temperature growth rates of Phytophthora and Pythium species isolated from western Washington streams.

Temperature effects on root infection of Noble and Fraser fir by Phytophthora species isolated from western Washington streams and soils.

Effects of gypsum on sporulation of Phytophthora species.

Biocontrol of Phytophthora using various bark mulch treatments.

Bellarmine HS, Tacoma WA, senior projects

Fungus death match! - Antagonism of Trichoderma spp. to selected Phytophthora spp.

Does exposure to cold increase severity of leaf blight caused by the fungus Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis on Pacific madrone (Arbutus menziesii)?

Dominican University of California, summer internship

A study of root infection of Viburnum by Phytophthora ramorum.

Washington State University, summer internship

Isolation and screening of biocontrol organisms found in Phytophthora-suppressive bark mulch substrates.

Contact: Gary Chastagner, 253-445-4528 | WSU Puyallup Research & Extension Center,2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup, WA, 98371-4998 USA