UC Berkeley Forest Pathology and Mycology 
Laboratory City Forest
April 24, 2014
 
Testing for Sudden Oak Death
The UC Berkeley Forest Pathology and Mycology Laboratory uses three different methods to test for the presence of Phytophthora ramorum, the causal agent of Sudden Oak Death (SOD). Follow the links below to learn more and find out how you can test for SOD yourself.
Culturing ELISA Test PCR Test
Agar Plating
Immunoassay
PCR Analysis


Now Available - Phytophthora Test Kits:
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DIY SOD Test


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The UC Berkeley Forest Pathology and Mycology Laboratory does not provide a SOD testing service. For information on SOD testing please visit www.suddenoakdeath.org


This activity possible thanks to funding from:
USDA Forest Service, State and Private Forestry
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Agdia, Inc. http://www.agdia.com

Disclaimer: Mention of any company, trade name, or commercial product does not constitute endorsement by the University of California or recommendation for use.



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