Management

To learn more about the biology and management of laurel wilt disease click on the Laurel Wilt Recovery Plans and other papers below:

Redbay and forest species

Recovery plan for laurel wilt on redbay and other forest species caused by Raffaelea lauricola and
disseminated by Xyleborus glabratus (2015)

Hughes, M. A., Smith, J. A., Ploetz, R. C., Kendra, P. E., Mayfield A. E., III, Hanula, J. L., Hulcr, J.,
Stelinski, L. L., Cameron, S., Riggins, J. J., Carrillo, D., Rabaglia, R., Eickwort, J., and Pernas, T. 2015.
Recovery plan for laurel wilt on redbay and other forest species caused by Raffaelea lauricola and
disseminated by Xyleborus glabratus. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-RP-15-0017.

 

Recovery plan for laurel wilt on redbay and other forest species caused by Raffaelea lauricola, vector Xyleborus glabratus (2009)

Mayfield III, A. E., Barnard, E., Harrington, T., Fraedrich, S., Hanula, J., Vankus, V.,
Rabaglia, R., Duerr, D., Bulluck, R., Johnson, J., Bates, C., Cameron, S., Smith, J.,
Peña, J., Campbell, F., and Boone, A. 2009. Recovery plan for laurel wilt on redbay
and other forest species. Natl. Plant Dis. Recovery System, Homeland Security
Presidential Directive No. 9 (HSPD-9), USDA-ARS, Washington, DC.

 

Avocado

Current status and control recommendations for laurel wilt and the ambrosia beetle vectors in commercial avocado orchards in south Florida (2015)

Crane, J. H., Carrillo, D., Ploetz, R. C., Evans, E. A., Palmateer, A. J. and Pybas, D. 2015.  Actas Proceedings, VII Congresso Mundial de la Palta

 

Recovery plan for laurel wilt of avocado, caused by Raffaelea lauricola (2011)

Ploetz, R. C., Harrington, T., Hulcr, J., Fraedrich, S., Smith, J. A., Inch, S., Kendra, P.,
Mayfield III, A. E., Hanula, J., Rabaglia, R., Palmateer, A., Peña, J., Eskalen, A.,
Crane, J., Faber, B., Bostock, R., Harmon, C., Schnell, R., and Wingfield, M. 2011a.
Recovery plan for laurel wilt of avocado (caused by Raffaelea lauricola). Natl. Plant
Dis. Recovery System, Homeland Security Presidential Directive No. 9 (HSPD-9) ,
USDA-ARS, Washington, DC.