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Fabi: Phytophthora Resources

Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute

Phytophthora Resources including Protocols

Forest Phytophthoras of the World This website offers science-based information to aid in the understanding and management of the world’s forest Phytophthora species. Twenty of the most damaging species of forest Phytophthoras are profiled as of January 2021. Click on any Phytophthora species (left sidebar on the database) for information about the pathogen and the forest disease(s) it causes, access educational and disease management materials, and view scientific references.

Phytophthora Web Resources  Resources featured:  

IDphy: molecular and morphological identification of Phytophthora based on the types 

IDphy Tool Background + Scope

MOLECULAR PROTOCOLS In order to facilitate the correct identification of Phytophthora species, we provide standards of procedures (SOPs) for all steps involved with molecular identification using sequencing analysis of the ITS rDNA and COI barcoding regions. 

MORPHOLOGICAL PROTOCOLS In order to facilitate accurate identification of Phytophthora species, we provide standards of procedures (SOPs) for isolation, maintenance, storage of isolates, methods for sporulation, and other tasks related to morphological identification. 

THE DATABASE OF PCR PRIMERS FOR PHYTOPATHOGENIC FUNGI Featured: A Universal Microarray Detection Method for Identification of Multiple Phytophthora spp. Using Padlock Probes.

Phythophthora ID  Grünwald lab Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS,Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

The American Phytopathological Society (APS)

Laboratory Protocols for Phytophthora Species (APS)

Journal Article:

Burgess, T. I. et al. (2021) “Towards a Best Practice Methodology for the Detection of Phytophthora Species in Soils,” Plant Pathology, 70(3), pp. 604–614. doi: 10.1111/ppa.13312.