Plant Production and Soil Science

Plant Production and Soil Science

Recent Submissions

  • Taïbi, Ahmed; Meile, Jean-Christophe; Dieudonne, Hugo; Korsten, Lise; Chillet, Marc; Remize, Fabienne (Scientific Research Publishing, 2020-12)
    Mango anthracnose disease forms typical irregular-shaped black necrotic spots on the fruit peel of mature fruit and is caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. In order to improve the disease control with a limited use ...
  • Fraser, Stuart; McTaggart, Alistair R.; Roux, Jolanda; Wingfield, Michael J. (Wiley, 2021)
    Uromycladium acaciae has caused an epidemic of wattle rust on Acacia mearnsii in southern Africa since 2013. In April 2016, conidiomata of a species of Sphaerellopsis were observed parasitizing telia of U. acaciae on foliar ...
  • Kattge, Jens; Bonisch, Gerhard; Díaz, Sandra; Lavorel, Sandra; Prentice, Iain Colin; Leadley, Paul; Tautenhahn, Susanne; Werner, Gijsbert D.A.; Aakala, Tuomas; Abedi, Mehdi; Acosta, Alicia T.R.; Adamidis, George C.; Adamson, Kairi; Aiba, Masahiro; Albert, Cecile H.; Alcantara, Julio M.; Alcazar C, Carolina; Aleixo, Izabela; Ali, Hamada; Amiaud, Bernard; Ammer, Christian; Amoroso, Mariano M.; Anand, Madhur; Anderson, Carolyn; Anten, Niels; Antos, Joseph; Apgaua, Deborah Mattos Guimaraes; Ashman, Tia-Lynn; Asmara, Degi Harja; Asner, Gregory P.; Aspinwall, Michael; Atkin, Owen; Aubin, Isabelle; Baastrup-Spohr, Lars; Bahalkeh, Khadijeh; Bahn, Michael; Baker, Timothy; Baker, William J.; Bakker, Jan P.; Baldocchi, Dennis; Baltzer, Jennifer; Banerjee, Arindam; Baranger, Anne; Barlow, Jos; Barneche, Diego R.; Baruch, Zdravko; Bastianelli, Denis; Battles, John; Bauerle, William; Bauters, Marijn; Bazzato, Erika; Beckmann, Michael; Beeckman, Hans; Beierkuhnlein, Carl; Bekker, Renee; Belfry, Gavin; Belluau, Michael; Beloiu, Mirela; Benavides, Raquel; Benomar, Lahcen; Berdugo-Lattke, Mary Lee; Berenguer, Erika; Bergamin, Rodrigo; Bergmann, Joana; Carlucci, Marcos Bergmann; Berner, Logan; Bernhardt-Romermann, Markus; Bigler, Christof; Bjorkman, Anne D.; Blackman, Chris; Blanco, Carolina; Blonder, Benjamin; Blumenthal, Dana; Bocanegra-Gonzalez, Kelly T.; Boeckx, Pascal; Bohlman, Stephanie; Bohning-Gaese, Katrin; Boisvert-Marsh, Laura; Bond, William; Bond-Lamberty, Ben; Boom, Arnoud; Boonman, Coline C.F.; Bordin, Kauane; Boughton, Elizabeth H.; Boukili, Vanessa; Bowman, David M.J.S.; Bravo, Sandra; Brendel, Marco Richard; Broadley, Martin R.; Brown, Kerry A.; Bruelheide, Helge; Brumnich, Federico; Bruun, Hans Henrik; Bruy, David; Buchanan, Serra W.; Bucher, Solveig Franziska; Buchmann, Nina; Buitenwerf, Robert; Bunker, Daniel E.; Burger, Jana; Burrascano, Sabina; Burslem, David F.R.P.; Butterfield, Bradley J.; Byun, Chaeho; Marques, Marcia; Scalon, Marina C.; Caccianiga, Marco; Cadotte, Marc; Cailleret, Maxime; Camac, James; Camarero, Jesus Julio; Campany, Courtney; Campetella, Giandiego; Campos, Juan Antonio; Cano-Arboleda, Laura; Canullo, Roberto; Carbognani, Michele; Carbognani, Michele; Carvalho, Fabio; Casanoves, Fernando; Castagneyrol, Bastien; Catford, Jane A.; Cavender-Bares, Jeannine; Cerabolini, Bruno E.L.; Cervellini, Marco; Chacon-Madrigal, Eduardo; Chapin, Kenneth; Chapin, Kenneth; Chapin, F. Stuart; Chelli, Stefano; Chen, Si-Chong; Chen, Anping; Cherubini, Paolo; Chianucci, Francesco; Choat, Brendan; Chung, Kyong-Sook; Chytry, Milan; Ciccarelli, Daniela; Coll, Lluís; Collins, Courtney G.; Conti, Luisa; Coomes, David; Cornelissen, Johannes H.C.; Cornwell, William K.; Corona, Piermaria; Coyea, Marie; Craine, Joseph; Craven, Dylan; Cromsigt, Joris P.G.M.; Csecserits, Aniko; Cufar, Katarina; Cuntz, Matthias; Da Silva, Ana Carolina; Dahlin, Kyla M.; Dainese, Matteo; Dalke, Igor; Dalle Fratte, Michele; Dang-Le, Anh Tuan; Danihelka, Jiri; Dannoura, Masako; Dawson, Samantha; De Beer, Arend Jacobus; De Frutos, Angel; De Long, Jonathan R.; Dechant, Benjamin; Delagrange, Sylvain; Delpierre, Nicolas; Derroire, Geraldine; Dias, Arildo S.; Diaz-Toribio, Milton Hugo; Dimitrakopoulos, Panayiotis G.; Dobrowolski, Mark; Doktor, Daniel; Drevojan, Pavel; Dong, Ning; Dransfield, John; Dressler, Stefan; Duarte, Leandro; Ducouret, Emilie; Dullinger, Stefan; Durka, Walter; Duursma, Remko; Dymova, Olga; E-Vojtko, Anna; Eckstein, Rolf Lutz; Ejtehadi, Hamid; Elser, James; Emilio, Thaise; Engemann, Kristine; Erfanian, Mohammad Bagher; Erfmeier, Alexandra; Esquivel-Muelbert, Adriane; Esser, Gerd; Estiarte, Marc; Domingues, Tomas F.; Fagan, William F.; Fagundez, Jaime; Falster, Daniel S.; Fan, Ying; Fang, Jingyun; Farris, Emmanuele; Fazlioglu, Fatih; Feng, Yanhao; Fernandez-Mendez, Fernando; Ferrara, Carlotta; Ferreira, Joice; Fidelis, Alessandra; Finegan, Bryan; Firn, Jennifer; Flowers, Timothy J.; Flynn, Dan F.B.; Fontana, Veronika; Forey, Estelle; Forgiarini, Cristiane; Francois, Louis; Frangipani, Marcelo; Frank, Dorothea; Frenette-Dussault, Cedric; Freschet, Gregoire T.; Fry, Ellen L.; Fyllas, Nikolaos M.; Mazzochini, Guilherme G.; Gachet, Sophie; Gallagher, Rachael; Ganade, Gislene; Ganga, Francesca; Garcia-Palacios, Pablo; Gargaglione, Veronica; Garnier, Eric; Garrido, Jose Luis; De Gasper, Andre Luís; Gea-Izquierdo, Guillermo; Gibson, David; Gillison, Andrew N.; Giroldo, Aelton; Glasenhardt, Mary-Claire; Gleason, Sean; Gliesch, Mariana; Goldberg, Emma; Goldel, Bastian; Gonzalez-Akre, Erika; Gonzalez-Andujar, Jose L.; Gonzalez-Melo, Andres; Gonzalez-Robles, Ana; Graae, Bente Jessen; Granda, Elena; Graves, Sarah; Green, Walton A.; Gregor, Thomas; Gross, Nicolas; Guerin, Greg R.; Gunther, Angela; Gutierrez, Alvaro G.; Haddock, Lillie; Haines, Anna; Hall, Jefferson; Hambuckers, Alain; Han, Wenxuan; Harrison, Sandy P.; Hawes, Joseph E.; He, Tianhua; He, Pengcheng; Heberling, Jacob Mason; Helm, Aveliina; Hempel, Stefan; Hentschel, Jorn; Herault, Bruno; Heres, Ana-Maria; Herz, Katharina; Heuertz, Myriam; Hickler, Thomas; Hietz, Peter; Higuchi, Pedro; Hipp, Andrew L.; Hirons, Andrew; Hock, Maria; Hogan, James Aaron; Holl, Karen; Honnay, Olivier; Hornstein, Daniel; Hou, Enqing; Hough-Snee, Nate; Hovstad, Knut Anders; Ichie, Tomoaki; Igic, Boris; Illa, Estela; Isaac, Marney; Ishihara, Masae; Ivanov, Leonid; Ivanova, Larissa; Iversen, Colleen M.; Izquierdo, Jordi; Jackson, Robert B.; Jackson, Benjamin; Jactel, Herve; Jactel, Herve; Jandt, Ute; Jansen, Steven; Jenkins, Thomas; Jentsch, Anke; Jespersen, Jens Rasmus Plantener; Jiang, Guo-Feng; Johansen, Jesper Liengaard; Johnson, David; Jokela, Eric J.; Joly, Carlos Alfredo; Jordan, Gregory J.; Joseph, Grant Stuart (Wiley, 2020-01)
    Plant traits—the morphological, anatomical, physiological, biochemical and phenological characteristics of plants—determine how plants respond to environmental factors, affect other trophic levels, and influence ecosystem ...
  • Vivas, Maria; Mehl, James William Montague; Wingfield, Michael J.; Roux, Jolanda; Slippers, Bernard (Elsevier, 2021)
    The Botryosphaeriaceae is a family of endophytic fungi, many of which are latent pathogens of woody plants. Although extensively sampled in some parts of the world, little is known regarding their occurrence across different ...
  • Chisola, M.N. (Moses); Van der Laan, Michael; Bristow, K.L. (Keith) (Elsevier, 2020-12-05)
    STUDY REGION : Kaleya River Catchment in southern Zambia. STUDY FOCUS : The ability of a landscape hydrology approach to detect controls on water availability in a fragmented landscape to inform interventions under a ...
  • Aveling, T.A.S. (Terry); De Ridder, Katrien; Olivier, Nicholas Abraham; Berger, David Kenneth (Kassel University Press, 2020)
    Seed quality plays an important role in the establishment of healthy crop stands. The aim of this study was to identify the mycoflora associated with maize grain collected over two growing seasons, one experiencing severe ...
  • Stotz, Gisela C.; Cahill, James F., Jr.; Bennett, Jonathan A.; Carlyle, Cameron N.; Bork, Edward W.; Askarizadeh, Diana; Bartha, Sandor; Beierkuhnlein, Carl; Boldgiv, Bazartseren; Brown, Leslie; Cabido, Marcelo; Campetella, Giandiego; Chelli, Stefano; Cohen, Ofer; Diaz, Sandra; Enrico, Lucas; Ensing, David; Erdenetsetseg, Batdelger; Fidelis, Alessandra; Garris, Heath W.; Henry, Hugh A.L.; Jentsch, Anke; Jouri, Mohammad Hassan; Koorem, Kadri; Manning, Peter; Mitchell, Randall; Moora, Mari; Overbeck, Gerhard E.; Pither, Jason; Reinhart, Kurt O.; Sternberg, Marcelo; Tungalag, Radnaakhand; Undrakhbold, Sainbileg; Van Rooyen, M.W. (Margaretha W.), 1950-; Wellstein, Camilla; Zobel, Martin; Fraser, Lauchlan H. (Wiley, 2020-03)
    AIM : Plant species continue to be moved outside of their native range by human activities. Here, we aim to determine whether, once introduced, plants assimilate into native communities or whether they aggregate, thus ...
  • Kusstatscher, Peter; Cernava, Tomislav; Abdelfattah, Ahmed; Gokul, Jarishma; Korsten, Lise; Berg, Gabriele (Oxford University Press, 2020-07)
    Microbes play an important role in plants and interact closely with their host starting from sprouting seeds, continuing during growth and after harvest. The discovery of their importance for plant and postharvest health ...
  • Iwu, Chidozie D.; Korsten, Lise; Okoh, Anthony I. (Wiley, 2020-09)
    The agricultural ecosystem creates a platform for the development and dissemination of antimicrobial resistance, which is promoted by the indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the veterinary, agricultural, and medical ...
  • Iwu, Chidozie Declan; Du Plessis, Erika M.; Korsten, Lise; Nontongana, Nolonwabo; Okoh, Anthony Ifeanyi (MDPI, 2020-08-07)
    This study was undertaken to evaluate the antibiogram fingerprints of some Enterobacteria recovered from irrigation water and agricultural soil in two District Municipalities of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa ...
  • Iwu, Chidozie Declan; Du Plessis, Erika M.; Korsten, Lise; Okoh, Anthony Ifeanyi (Routledge, 2020)
    We assessed the prevalence of E. coli O157:H7 in irrigation water and agricultural soil samples in two District Municipalities in South Africa using standard culture-based and molecular techniques. Presumptive E. coli ...
  • Raath-Kruger, Morgan J.; Schob, Christian; McGeoch, Melodie A.; Le Roux, Peter Christiaan (Ecological Society of America, 2021-01)
    Where interspecific facilitation favors the establishment of high densities of a beneficiary species, strong intraspecific competition may subsequently impede beneficiary performance. Consequently, the negative influence ...
  • Mangwende, E.; Chirwa, Paxie W.; Aveling, T.A.S. (Terry) (Elsevier, 2020-06)
    Please read abstract in the article.
  • Mavunganidze, Zira (University of Pretoria, 2014-02)
    This study was conducted in Kadoma, Zimbabwe in the smallholder sector (SH) during 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 seasons. The overall aim of the study was to understand the changes that occur to weed densities, species diversity ...
  • Jamison-Daniels, Samantha-Leigh; Kissling, W. Daniel; Botha, Monique; Harris, Mathew Andrew; Gordon, Christopher E.; Greve, Michelle (Wiley, 2021-03)
    Woody encroachment can lead to a switch from open savannas to dense woodlands or forests. This has implications for both the composition of ecological communities and the provision of ecosystem services such as nutrient ...
  • Vather, Thigesh; Everson, Colin Stuart; Franz, Trenton E. (MDPI, 2020-07)
    Soil water content is an important hydrological parameter, which is difficult to measure at a field scale due to its spatial and temporal heterogeneity. The Cosmic Ray Neutron Sensor (CRNS) is a novel and innovative ...
  • Munyanduki, Precious (University of Pretoria, 2014-07)
    Sustainable forest management (SFM) principles emphasize the need for generation of socio-economic benefits for neighbouring communities, minimization of adverse effects and maintenance of good relations with the communities. ...
  • Ford, Craig M. (University of Pretoria, 2014-01)
    Pinus patula has for many years been the most important softwood species along the eastern regions of southern Africa but as a result of the pine pathogen, Fusarium circinatum, there have been serious establishment ...
  • Bereng, Mosiuoa Walter (University of Pretoria, 2014-07)
    Alien invasive plants are of concern in the world because of their potential to spread into the natural environment. Invasion patterns observed in plant species can be attributed among other things to favourable environmental ...
  • Muhl, Quintin Ernst (University of Pretoria, 2014-06)
    Moringa oleifera has become increasingly popular as an industrial crop in recent times due to its multitude of useful attributes as a water purifier, nutritional supplement and biofuel feedstock. Besides this, Moringa ...

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