Dr. Katherine Tubby

Project Leader Tree Pathologist

Research Focus

Pathogens of commercial coniferous forestry and urban forestry

Scientific Activities

Investigations into management and control of Dothistroma needle blight through chemical and non chemical fungicides, and silvicultural manipulation (http://www.forestry.gov.uk/fr/infd-6zckae)

Biological control of heterobasidion annosum root and butt rot using Phlebiopsis gigantea (http://www.forestry.gov.uk/fr/INFD-7YAJ3Y)

Investigations into cause of branch drop and decay in Platanus in urban areas (http://www.forestry.gov.uk/fr/massaria)

Significant Publications

Bulman, L. S., Bradshaw, R. E. […], Tubby, K. V. (2016). A worldwide perspective on the management and control of Dothistroma needle blight. To be published in Forest Pathology. 1–17. Available from doi: 10.1111/efp.12305

Drenkhan, R., Tomešová-Haataja, V., [….], Tubby, K. V., […] et al., (2016) Global geographic distribution and host range of Dothistroma: a comprehensive review. To be published in Forest Pathology. 1–35. Available from doi: 10.1111/efp.12290

Tubby, K. V. & Pérez-Sierra, A. (2015) Pests and pathogen threats to plane (Platanus) in Britain. Arboricultural Journal. 37 (2), 85-98. Available from doi: 10.1080/03071375.2015.1066558


Contact information

Alice Holt Lodge
GU10 4LH

Email: Katherine.tubby@forestry.gsi.gov.uk