Wolf Attack & Sudden Oak Death
Wolf Attack & Sudden Oak Death plus Food Forethought. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Northwest Report.
A recent pathogen known as Sudden Oak Death has caused major problems for the horticulture industry on the West Coast and USDA Plant Pathologist Nik Grunwald says they have been tracking it.
GRUNWALD: We saw two major migration pathways, one from Southern California and one from the
The disease has created quarantines and travel restriction along the coast and resulted in the deaths of live oak and tanoaks in
GRUNWALD: We have the genome available of this pathogen so we know exactly what genes it has and we’re studying which genes are expressed under what conditions especially when the pathogen reacts with the host and those genes can eventually become targets for development of specific fungicides that could kill this pathogen.
Wolves are being blamed for the death of four hound dogs near
Now with today’s Food Forethought, here’s Lacy Gray.
I have a confession to make; I have a weakness for cookbooks. I always have. My collection goes way back to my pre-marriage times. In fact my first cookbook I ordered from the grade school book club and was titled “The Peanuts Cookbook”, as in Charlie Brown. I still have it along with the several church cookbooks from my bridal shower. Apparently I’m not alone in my fetish for recipes. The famous Pendleton Roundup in
Thanks Lacy. That’s today’s Northwest Report. I’m Greg Martin on the Northwest Ag Information Network.