Alder tree decline in Europe: how does climate affect the spread of damaging pathogen?

Friday, 12 December, 2014

The European Commission's Science for Environment Policy addresses the issue of Alder tree decline in Europe and how climate affects the spread of damaging pathogen Phytophthora alni.

You can read the full brief here, which is based on the peer reviewed article by Aguayo, J., Elegbede, F., Husson, C., et al. (2014). Modeling climate impact on an emerging disease, the Phytophthora alni - induced alder decline. Global Change Biology, 20(10),3209–21.DOI:10.1111/gcb.12601. 

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