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Research Article

Landscape Epidemiology and Control of Pathogens with Cryptic and Long-Distance Dispersal: Sudden Oak Death in Northern Californian Forests

  • João A. N. Filipe mail,

    jf263@cam.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Richard C. Cobb,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of California-Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Ross K. Meentemeyer,

    Affiliation: Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Christopher A. Lee,

    Affiliation: University of California Cooperative Extension, Eureka, California, United States of America

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  • Yana S. Valachovic,

    Affiliation: University of California Cooperative Extension, Eureka, California, United States of America

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  • Alex R. Cook,

    Affiliation: Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore

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  • David M. Rizzo,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of California-Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Christopher A. Gilligan

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: January 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002328

About the Authors

João A. N. Filipe, Christopher A. Gilligan
Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Richard C. Cobb, David M. Rizzo
Department of Plant Pathology, University of California-Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
Ross K. Meentemeyer
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
Christopher A. Lee, Yana S. Valachovic
University of California Cooperative Extension, Eureka, California, United States of America
Alex R. Cook
Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: jf263@cam.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JANF RCC RKM DMR CAG. Performed the experiments: JANF. Analyzed the data: JANF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JANF RCC RKM CAL YSV ARC. Wrote the paper: JANF RCC RKM CAL YSV ARC DMR CAG. Contributed data and biological and disease management expertise: RCC RKM CAL YSV DMR.