Graduate Student Chase Mayers, Undergraduate McNair Scholar Ruben Garcia, and Tom Harrington

       

 Doug McNew and Joe Steimel

  Jason Johnson (former M.S. Student)

 Liceth Ayala (CENIPALMA, Colombia) and Christine Baker-Engelbrecht (Ph.D. student, ISU) extracting DNA

 Hye Young Yun (former Post doc)

      

 Tom Harrington
   LEFT: Lucia Wadt (EMBRAPA, Acre), Sebastião Mendes (cousin of the late Chico Mendes) and I at the Chico Mendes Cooperative, near Xapurí, Acre, Brazil. RIGHT: With more of Chico Mendes' relatives near Xapurí.

 

Acelino Alfenas (right, University of Vicosa in Brazil) and I at an experimental cacao plantation in Rondonia, Brazil, southwest Amazon, near the Bolivian frontier.

Edson Furtado, UESP, talking about Ceratocystis fimbriata with a woman selling cará (left box) and inhame (right box) at a wholesale produce market in Sorocaba, São Paulo.

 Mango killed by Ceratocystis fimbriata on a small farm in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil.
 

Rio de Janeiro from Corcovado.
 

Collecting samples from mangos used as street trees in Rio de Janeiro. The trees are dying from Ceratocystis fimbriata.
     
With Francisco Holquin, looking for Ceratocystis fimbriata in Colocasia, el mercado in Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico.
     
Martin Coetzee, Jolanda Roux (Univ. of Pretoria), and Tom Harrington searching for Ceratocystis albofundus in Mpumalanga, South Africa    Tom Harrington, Roberta Farrell (University of Waikato, New Zealand), Itzak Hadar (Hebrew University, Israel), and Bud (Pebble Beach Co.) checking out radiata pine in Monterey, California.

 

 
  Cutting coastal redwoods in California, looking for butt rot
 
  With Panos Tsopels at the Olympic ruins, Greece, where the US pathogen, Ceratocystis platani, has been killing native Oriental plane

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