Rapid Ohia Death

Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death, ROD (Ceratocystis lukuohia (wilt disease), Ceratocystis huliohia (canker disease) Regulatory Status: None Prevention and Control Category: None Description A new fungal pathogen known as Rapid Ohia Death (Ceratocystis fimbriata*) was identified on Hawaii Island in 2014. The fungus attacks and can quickly kill ohia trees (Metrosideros polymorpha). Ohia is endemic to Hawaii and comprises approximately … Continue reading Rapid Ohia Death