David Rizzo

David Rizzo

Position Title
Department Chair, Professor

  • Plant Pathology


Phytophthora ramorum as the Cause of Extensive Mortality of Quercus spp. and Lithocarpus densiflorus in California
DM Rizzo, M Garbelotto, JM Davidson, GW Slaughter, ST Koike
Plant disease 86 (3), 205-214, 2002

Phytophthora ramorum: integrative research and management of an emerging pathogen in California and Oregon forests
DM Rizzo, M Garbelotto, EM Hansen
Annu. Rev. Phytopathol. 43, 309-335, 2005

Sudden oak death: endangering California and Oregon forest ecosystems
DM Rizzo, M Garbelotto
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1 (4), 197-204, 2003

The fungal dimension of biological invasions
ML Desprez-Loustau, C Robin, M Buee, R Courtecuisse, J Garbaye, ...
Trends in ecology & evolution 22 (9), 472-480, 2007

Transmission of Phytophthora ramorum in Mixed-Evergreen Forest in California
JM Davidson, AC Wickland, HA Patterson, KR Falk, DM Rizzo
Phytopathology 95 (5), 587-596, 2005

Research Interests & Expertise
  • Mycology; forest pathology and fungal diseases of woody plants; fungal ecology and systematics