(BIVN) – Corie Yanger, ROD Educational/Outreach Specialist with the UH College of Tropical Agriculture, gave Waimea an update on Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death during Thursday’s town meeting, as the tree disease has now been confirmed in the Kohala watershed.
Yanger shared details on Ceratocystis Sp. A, the more virulent of the two fungal species currently found in Hawai’i ʻōhiʻa, which was found in samples from a single private property in Kohala.
Yanger also shared strategies to prevent the spread of ROD and what is being done to combat the disease island-wide.
by Big Island Video News
WAIMEA, Hawaii - A presentation by Corey Yanger of CTAHR was on the Waimea Town Meeting Agenda on Thursday night.