Browsing by UP Author "Wingfield, Michael J."

Browsing by UP Author "Wingfield, Michael J."

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  • Hawksworth, David Leslie, 1946-; Cooper, Jerry A.; Crous, Pedro W.; Hyde, Kevin D.; Iturriaga, Teresa; Kirk, Paul M.; Lumbsch, H. Thorsten; May, Tom W.; Minter, David W.; Misra, Jitendra K.; Norvell, Lorelei; Redhead, Scott A.; Rossman, Amy Y.; Seifert, Keith A.; Stalpers, Joost A.; Taylor, John W.; Wingfield, Michael J. (International Association for Plant Taxonomy, 2010-04)
    MycoBank is a fully online system whereby the proposers of new scientific names of organisms treated as fungi under the Code can deposit key information that becomes public and freely available on the worldwide web only ...
  • Duran, Alvaro; Gryzenhout, Marieka; Drenth, Andre; Slippers, Bernard; Ahumada, Rodrigo; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Elsevier, 2010-09)
    Phytophthora pinifolia is the causal agent of the recently discovered needle disease of Pinus radiata in Chile, referred to as “Daño Foliar del Pino” (DFP). The genetic structure of the pathogen population is unknown, which ...
  • Hawksworth, David Leslie, 1946-; Crous, Pedro W.; Redhead, Scott A.; Reynolds, Don R.; Samson, Robert A.; Seifert, Keith A.; Taylor, John W.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Mycotaxon, Ltd., 2011-04)
    The Amsterdam Declaration on Fungal Nomenclature was agreed at an international symposium convened in Amsterdam on 19–20 April 2011 under the auspices of the International Commission on the Taxonomy of Fungi (ICTF). The ...
  • Simpson, M.C. (Melissa Claire); Wilken, Pieter Marthinus; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (Elsevier, 2013-07)
    Ceratocystis fimbriata sensu lato represents a complex of cryptic and commonly plant pathogenic species that are morphologically similar. Species in this complex have been described using morphological characteristics, ...
  • Six, Diana L.; Poulsen, Michael; Hansen, Allison K.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Roux, Jolanda; Eggleton, Paul; Slippers, Bernard; Paine, Timothy D. (Springer, 2011)
    The influence of humans on ecosystem dynamics has been, and continues to be, profound. Anthropogenic effects are expected to amplify as human populations continue to increase. Concern over these effects has given rise to ...
  • Human, Z.R. (Zander Rainier); Slippers, Bernard; De Beer, Z. Wilhelm; Wingfield, Michael J.; Venter, Stephanus N. (Fanus) (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2017-01)
    Actinomycete bacteria are often associated with insects that have a mutualistic association with fungi. These bacteria are believed to be important to this insect–fungus association as they produce antibiotics that exclude ...
  • Human, Z.R. (Zander Rainier); Moon, Kyuho; Bae, Munhyung; De Beer, Z. Wilhelm; Cha, Sangwon; Wingfield, Michael J.; Slippers, Bernard; Oh, Dong-Chan; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas) (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2016-11-02)
    Common saprophytic fungi are seldom present in Protea infructescences, which is strange given the abundance of mainly dead plant tissue in this moist protected environment. We hypothesized that the absence of common ...
  • Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Musasira, N.Y.; Roux, Jolanda; Roets, F.; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Wingfield, Michael J. (Wiley, 2018-05)
    Signs and symptoms of a disease similar to those of armillaria root rot have recently been observed on various native woody plants on the foothills of Table Mountain in South Africa, one of the most botanically diverse ...
  • Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J. (MDPI, 2018-10-24)
    This review considers current knowledge surrounding species boundaries of the Armillaria root-rot pathogens and their distribution. In addition, a phylogenetic tree using translation elongation factor subunit 1-alpha ...
  • Fraser, Stuart; McTaggart, Alistair R.; Chan, Julian Moreno; Nxumalo, Thobile; Shuey, Louise S.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Roux, Jolanda (NISC (Pty) Ltd and Informa UK Limited (trading as Taylor & Francis Group), 2019)
    Uromycladium acaciae is the cause of a severe wattle rust epidemic in plantations of Acacia mearnsii (black wattle) in southern Africa. Research on the biology of this damaging rust is assisting in the development of control ...
  • Osorio, J. Alexander; Crous, Casparus J.; Wingfield, Michael J.; De Beer, Z. Wilhelm; Roux, Jolanda (Oxford University Press, 2017-05)
    Mangroves are critically important components of coastal ecosystems. However, their survival is globally threatened, mostly due to impacts resulting from human activities. Reports of mangrove deaths associated with pathogens ...
  • Linnakoski, Riikka; De Beer, Z. Wilhelm; Niemela, Pekka; Wingfield, Michael J. (MDPI Publishing, 2012-02-15)
    Bark beetles (Coleoptera, Scolytinae) have a widespread association with fungi, especially with ophiostomatoid fungi (Ascomycota) that cause blue staining of wood, and in some cases, serious tree diseases. In Fennoscandia, ...
  • Begoude, Didier (Aime Didier B.); Gryzenhout, Marieka; Wingfield, Michael J.; Roux, Jolanda (Springer, 2010-10)
    Native Terminalia spp. in West Africa provide a popular source of construction timber as well as medical, spiritual and social benefits to rural populations. Very little is, however, known regarding the diseases that affect ...
  • Van Zuydam, Natalie R.; Paciura, Dina; Jacobs, Karin; Wingfield, Michael J.; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Wingfield, Brenda D. (The Mycological Society of America, 2010-11)
    Leptographium species provide an ideal model to test the applications of a PCR microcoding system for differentiating species of other genera of ascomycetes. Leptographium species are closely related and share similar gross ...
  • Biedermann, Peter H.W.; Müller, Jörg; Grégoire, Jean-Claude; Gruppe, Axel; Hagge, Jonas; Hammerbacher, Almuth; Hofstetter, Richard W.; Kandasamy, Dineshkumar; Kolarik, Miroslav; Kostovcik, Martin; Krokene, Paal; Sallé, Aurélien; Six, Diana L.; Turrini, Tabea; Vanderpool, Dan; Wingfield, Michael J.; Bassler, Claus (Elsevier, 2019-06)
    Tree-killing bark beetles are the most economically important insects in conifer forests worldwide. However, despite >200 years of research, the drivers of population eruptions and crashes are still not fully understood ...
  • Cowan, Don A.; Rybicki, Edward P.; Tuffin, Marla I.; Valverde, Angel; Wingfield, Michael J. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-11)
    Microorganisms inhabit virtually every possible niche on Earth, including those at the outer envelope of survival. However, the focus of most conservation authorities and ecologists is the ‘legs and leaves’ side of biology ...
  • Garnas, Jeffrey R.; Hurley, Brett Phillip; Slippers, Bernard; Wingfield, Michael J. (Taylor & Francis, 2012-09)
    The worldwide homogenization of genetic resources used in plantation forestry (primarily Pinus, Eucalypus, Populus and Acacia spp.) together with accelerating rates of human-aided dispersal of exotic pests, is resulting ...
  • Dittrich-Schroder, Gudrun; Harney, Marlene; Neser, S. (Stefanus), 1942-; Joffe, Tanya; Bush, Samantha J.; Hurley, Brett Phillip; Wingfield, Michael J.; Slippers, Bernard (Elsevier, 2014-11)
    Selitrichodes neseri (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) is a parasitoid of the invasive gall-forming wasp Leptocybe invasa (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), which has caused serious damage to Eucalyptus plantations in many parts of the ...
  • Mutitu, Eston K.; Garnas, Jeffrey R.; Hurley, Brett Phillip; Wingfield, Michael J.; Harney, Marlene; Bush, Samantha J.; Slippers, Bernard (Entomological Society of America, 2013-10)
    Cleruchoides noackae Lin and Huber (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) is a solitary egg parasitoid of Thaumastocoris peregrinus Carpintero and Dellapé (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae). The parasitoid was first described in 2009 and its ...
  • Rodas, Carlos A.; Hurley, Brett Phillip; Bolaños, María D.; Granados, Ginna M.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Taylor and Francis, 2018)
    Plantations of Pinus spp. in Colombia are severely damaged by various phasmid (Phasmatodea: Diapheromeridae) insects. Of these, Litosermyle ocanae is one of the most serious defoliators. Since 1988, several outbreaks have ...