DISEASE ALERT - Laurel Wilt Information and Updates  

A Fungal Symbiont of the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle Causes a Lethal Wilt in Redbay and Other Lauraceae in the Southeastern United States
Fraedrich, S.W., Harrington, T.C., Rabaglia, Robert J., Ulyshen, M.D., Mayfield III, Albert E., Hanula, J.L., Eickwort, J.M., Miller, D.R.

Ability of the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: curculionidae: Scolytinae) to Bore Into Young Avocado (Lauraceae) Plants and Transmit the Laurel Wilt Pathogen (Raffaelea Sp.)
Mayfield III, Albert E., Peña, Jorge E., Crane, Jonathan H., Smith, Jason A., Branch, C.L., Ottoson, E.D., Hughes, Melanie S.

Ambrosia and Bark Beetle Fauna in Avocado Groves: 1983-2009
Peña, Thomas & Duncan, unpublished

An Identification Tool for Bark Beetles of the Southeastern United States
James R. Baker, James LaBonte, Thomas H. Atkinson, Stephen Bambara

Bark and Ambrosia Beetles
Thomas Atkinson

Bark and Ambrosia Beetles

Bark and Ambrosia Beetles Publications
Thomas Atkinson

Biology and Host Associations of Redbay Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), Exotic Vector of Laurel Wilt Killing Redbay Trees in the Southeastern United States
Hanula, J.L., Mayfield III, Albert E., Fraedrich, S.W., Rabaglia, Robert J.

California Laurel Is Susceptible to Laurel Wilt Caused by Raffaelea lauricola
Fraedrich, S.W.

Conference on Laurel Wilt Disease and Natural Ecosystems: Impacts, Mitigation and the Future - Coral Springs, Florida. June 16-18, 2015.

Current industry LW survey update and control strategy
Crane, Jonathan H., Pybas, Don

Effect of Propiconazole on Laurel Wilt Disease Development in Redbay Trees and on the Pathogen In Vitro
Mayfield III, Albert E., Barnard, Edward L., Smith, Jason A., Bernick, Shawn C., Eickwort, J.M., Dreaden, T.J.

Ficha Técnica - Marchitez del laurel Laurel wilt disease (X. glabratus - R. lauricola) - in Spanish
Dirección General de Sanidad Vegetal

First Occurrence of Laurel Wilt Disease Caused by Raffaelea lauricola on Redbay Trees in Mississippi
Riggins, J.J., Hughes, M., Smith, J.A., Mayfield III, A.E., Layton, B., Balbalian, C., Campbell, R.

First Report of Laurel Wilt Disease Caused by a Raffaelea sp. on Avocado in Florida
Mayfield III, Albert E., Smith, Jason A., Hughes, Melanie S., Dreaden, T.J.

Homeowner Handout: Homeowner Detection of and Recommendations for Mitigating Laurel Wilt on Redbay and Avocado Trees in the Home Landscape - posted 2/26/11
Crane, Jonathan H., Smith, Jason A.

Homeowner Handout: Homeowner Detection of and Recommendations for Mitigating Redbay Ambrosia Beetle – Laurel Wilt Disease on Redbay and Avocado Trees in the Home Landscape
Crane, Jonathan H., Smith, Jason A.

Issues concerning the Control of the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) and Spread of the Laurel Wilt Pathogen (Raffaelea lauricola)
Crane, Jonathan H.

Laurel Wilt: A Serious Threat to Redbay and Other Related Native Plants
Mayfield III, Albert E.

Laurel Wilt: A Threat to Redbay, Avocado and Related Trees in Urban and Rural Landscapes
Mayfield III, Albert E., Crane, Jonathan H., Smith, Jason A.

Laurel Wilt / Redbay Ambrosia Beetle Working Group Update July-August 2010

Laurel Wilt / Redbay Ambrosia Beetle Working Group Update September-October 2010

Laurel Wilt and the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle Threat to trees in the Laurel Family

Laurel Wilt Disease

Laurel Wilt Disease: A new threat to California avocado industry (Handout, Presentation)
Eskalen, Akif

Laurel Wilt Disease Identified in Miami-Dade County - posted 2/26/11
Ivey, Sterling, Feiber, Denise

Laurel wilt working group Meeting Notes: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Laurel wilt working group Meeting Notes: Monday, November 18, 2013

Manuka Oil and Phoebe Oil are Attractive Baits for Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Scolytinae), the Vector of Laurel Wilt
Hanula, J.L., Sullivan, Brian

Minutes for the RBAB-LW Working Group Meeting July 19, 2010 – TREC, Florida

Pest Alert: Don't Transmit Redbay Firewood
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Forestry

Proposed strategies for decreasing the threat of laurel wilt (LW) and its vector, the redbay ambrosia beetle (RAB) to commercial avocado groves in Miami-Dade County - posted 2/26/11
Crane, Jonathan H., Peña, Jorge E., Ploetz, Randy C., Smith, Jason A., Palmateer, Aaron J.

Proposed strategies for RAB and LW (Presentation)-posted 2/26/11
Crane, Jonathan H., Peña, Jorge E., Ploetz, Randy C., Smith, Jason A., Palmateer, Aaron J.

Raffaelea lauricola, a new ambrosia beetle symbiont and pathogen on the Lauraceae
Harrington, T.C., Fraedrich, S.W., Aghayeva, D.N.

Redbay Ambrosia Beetle-Laurel Wilt Pathogen: A Potential Major Problem for the Florida Avocado Industry
Bryant, Richard M.

Redbay Ambrosia Beetle-Laurel Wilt Pathogen: A Potential Major Problem for the Florida Avocado Industry
Crane, Jonathan H., Peña, Jorge E., Osborne, J.L.

Redbay ambrosia beetle - Laurel wilt pathogen control
Crane, Jonathan H.

Review of American Xyleborina (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Occurring North of Mexico, with an Illustrated Key
Rabaglia, Robert J., Dole, Stephanie A., Cognato, Anthony I.

Save the Guac

Shothole Borers
Mike Doerr and Phil VanBuskirk

Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Circulionidae: Scolytinae) Invasion in Eastern U.S. Forestsz
Koch, F.H., Smith, W.D.

The Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff (Scolytinae: Curculionidae)
Mayfield III, Albert E., Thomas, Michael C.

Updated Guidance for Extension Agents and Master Gardeners on the Detection and Recommendations for Mitigation of Laurel Wilt Disease on Native Trees in Urban and Natural Areas and Avocado Trees in the Home Landscape posted 2/26/11
Crane, Jonathan H., Smith, Jason A.