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Paul A. Mistretta

Question Manager for HLTH-2

Current Position

Biological Scientist, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection; 1720 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, phone: (404) 347-2229, email: pmistretta@fs.fed.us

Education

1967

B.S.

Fordham College [Biology]

1970

M.F.

Duke University School of Forestry [Forest Protection]

1974

Ph.D.

University of Maine [Botany/Mycology]

Employment

1977 - 1980 

Plant Pathologist, USDA Forest Service, Forest Insect & Disease Management, Doraville, GA

1980 - 1987 

Supervisory Plant Pathologist, USDA Forest Service, Forest Pest Management, Pineville, LA

1987 - 1990 

Plant Pathologist, USDA Forest Service, Vegetation Management EIS Team, Atlanta, GA

1990 - 1997

Biological Scientist [Pesticide Specialist], USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Atlanta, GA

1997 - pres

Biological Scientist [Pesticide Specialist / Staff Forest Pathologist], USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Atlanta, GA

Publications

Anderson, Robert L.; Hoffard, William H.; Mistretta, Paul. 1982. Relationship observed between beetle attacks and two common southern forest diseases. Forest Farmer 41(3): 8,9,16,17.

Anderson, Robert L.: Mistretta, Paul A. 1982. Management strategies for reducing losses caused by fusiform fust, annosus root rot, and littleleaf disease.  Agric. Hndbk. 597. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service and Cooperative State Research Service.

Misttretta, Paul A. 1984. Littleleaf disease. Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 20. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service.

Mistretta, Paul A.; Anderson, Robert L.; MacDonald, William L.; Lewis, Robert jr. 1984. Annotated bibliography of oak wilt 1943-1980. Gen. Tech. Rep. GTR WO-45. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service.

Mistretta, Paul A.; Bylin, Carl V. 1986. Incidence and impact of damage to Alabama’s timber, 1983. Resour. Bull. SO-112. New Orleans, LA: USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station.

Mistretta, Paul A.; Bylin, Carl V. 1987. Incidence and impact of damage to Louisiana’s timber, 1985. Resour. Bull. SO-117. New Orleans, LA: USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station.

Mistretta, Paul A.; Bylin, Carl V.; Baker, Roger. 1986. Incidence and impact of damage to Tennessee’s timber, 1982. Resour. Bull. SO-110. New Orleans, LA: USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station.

Rubin, L.; Mistretta, P.; Thomas, D.; Durkin, P.; Meylan, W. [In review]. A reevaluation of methods for assessing occupational exposure of pesticide applicators.

Tainter, Frank H.; Weste, Gretna M.; Mistretta, Paul A. 1987. Annotated bibliography of littleleaf disease and tree declines caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands. Tech. Pap. 18. Clemson, SC: Clemson University College of Forest and Recreation Resources.

U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 1989. Final environmental impact statement: vegetation management in the Appalachian Mountains. Volume I. [Pesticide discussions]. Manage. Bull. R8-MB-38. Atlanta, GA: USDA Forest Service, Southern Region.

U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 1990. Final environmental impact statement: vegetation management in the Ozark/Ouachita Mountains. Volume I. [Pesticide discussions]. Manage. Bull. R8-MB-45. Atlanta, GA: USDA Forest Service, Southern Region.

U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 1989. Final environmental impact statement: vegetation management in the Coastal Plain/Piedmont. Volume I. [Pesticide discussions]. Manage. Bull. R8-MB-23. Atlanta, GA: USDA Forest Service, Southern Region.

 

 

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