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Sampling for Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death

SAMPLING ʻŌHIʻA TREES FOR INFECTION WITH CERATOCYSTIS


See a short video on how to take samples from ʻōhiʻa suspected of having Ceratocystis wilt or Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (video updated December 2017). WARNING: Injuring ʻōhiʻa trees like this may kill them. Be sure the tree you are cutting is already dying. 


CLICK HERE for Landowner's Guide to Collecting a Sample and Sampling Report Form


Collecting Samples from ʻŌhiʻa trees suspected of being infected with Ceratocystis (Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death) – posted 12/14/2016


HAWAIʻI ISLAND

Samples may be submitted to Dr. Lisa Keith, USDA, Agriculture Research Service, Daniel K. Inouye Pacific Basin Agriculture Research Center; Lisa.Keith@ars.usda.gov; 808-959-4357. 


NEIGHBORING ISLANDS

Please submit to the Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture (HDOA) Plant Quarantine Branch (PQB) on each island. (July 2015).