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Sudden Oak Death Education

Information for Nursery Professionals

Are you interested in keeping Phytophthora ramorum and other diseases out of your nursery?

Here are some resources to help you get started:

Training modules


Best Management Practices Workshop for Nurseries: Steam Sanitation and Disease Identification – February 2016

Información en español


Taller de Mejores Prácticas de Manejo en Viveros : Sanidad con Vapor e Identificación de Enfermedades

Management of P. ramorum in nurseries

We also offer a Critical Control Point assessment, where you will learn best management practices suited to your nursery or garden.

Regulations: State and Federal regulations concerning P. ramorum.

General information for nursery production

Raising and Selling Ornamental Nursery Stock in Washington State by Charles Brun, WSU Extension publication EM102E

Best management Practices Poster:

This poster illustrates best management practices for preventing disease and pest problems in gardens and nurseries. It can be posted in a break room or other common area to educate workers, volunteers, and others. Available in English and Spanish versions. Download the pdf for printing:

nursery poster english


nursery poster spanish


Or contact Marianne Elliott to obtain the print version (24″ x 16.5″)