Browsing Research Articles (Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI)) by Title

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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 ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2014)
    I have now been awarded virtually every NRF (National Research Foundation) rating reasonably available. Many years ago at the start of my academic life I received a 'Y' label; I have recently been awarded an 'A' rating. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Namuddu, A.; Kiggundu, Andrew; Mukasa, S.B.; Kunert, Karl J.; Karamura, E.; Tushemereirwe, W. (Academic Journals, 2013-04-10)
    Conventional banana breeding for pest and disease resistance is a very difficult and slow process due to the limited sources of resistance, sterility of cultivated banana varieties, high polyploidy levels, long cropping ...
  • Woudenberg`, J.H.C.; Seidl, M.F.; Groenewald, J.Z.; De Vries, M.; Stielow, J.B.; Thomma, B.P.H.J.; Crous, Pedro W. (Fungal Biodiversity Centre (CBS), 2015-08-25)
    The cosmopolitan fungal genus Alternaria consists of multiple saprophytic and pathogenic species. Based on phylogenetic and morphological studies, the genus is currently divided into 26 sections. Alternaria sect. Alternaria ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bakhshi, M.; Arzanlou, M.; Babai-ahari, A.; Groenewald, Johannes Z.; Braun, Uwe; Crous, Pedro W. (Naturalis Biodiversity Center and Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, 2015)
    The genus Cercospora includes many important plant pathogenic fungi associated with leaf spot diseases on a wide range of hosts. The mainland of Iran covers various climatic regions with a great biodiversity of vascular plants, ...
  • Chang, R.L.; Arnold, R.J.; Zhou, Xudong (Forest Research Institute Malaysia, 2012)
    The activity levels of five defensive enzymes, namely, peroxidase (POD), polyphenol oxidase (PPO), superoxide dismutase (SOD), phenylalanine ammonia-lyase (PAL) and catalase (CAT) were assessed in shoots of four commercial ...
  • 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 ...
  • Grootboom, Andile W.; Mkhonza, N.L.; O'Kennedy, M.M.; Chakauya, E.; Kunert, Karl J.; Chikwamba, R.K. (Rachel Kerina) (Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2010)
    The efficiency of the bialophos (bar) and phosphomannose isomerase (pmi) selectable markers in microprojectile mediated transformation of P898012, a sorghum inbred line generally considered amenable to in vitro manipulation ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rodas, Carlos A.; Hurley, Brett Phillip; Bolaños, María D.; Granados, Ginna M.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Taylor and Francis, 2017-09)
    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 ...
  • Rodas Pelaez, C.A. (Carlos Alberto); Serna, R.; Bolaños, M.D.; Granados, G.M.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Hurley, Brett Phillip (Taylor and Francis, 2015)
    Adelgids (Hemiptera) in the genus Pineus have been reported as introduced insect pests causing serious losses to Pinus plantations worldwide. In 2008, Pineus boerneri was recorded for the first time in Colombia, with ...
  • Roets, Francois; Theron, Natalie; Wingfield, Michael J.; Dreyer, L.L. (Leanne Laurette) (Elsevier, 2012-01)
    Estimations of global fungal diversity are hampered by a limited understanding of the forces that dictate host exclusivity in saprobic microfungi. To consider this problem for Gondwanamyces and Ophiostoma found in the ...
  • Phillips, A.J.L.; Alves, A.; Abdollahzadeh, J.; Slippers, Bernard; Wingfield, Michael J.; Grienewald, J.Z.; Crous, Pedro W. (Cbs Publications, 2013-09-30)
    In this paper we give an account of the genera and species in the Botryosphaeriaceae. We consider morphological characters alone as inadequate to define genera or identify species, given the confusion it has repeatedly ...
  • Mehl, J.W.M. (James William Montague); Slippers, Bernard; Roux, Jolanda; Wingfield, Michael J. (The Mycological Society of America, 2011-05)
    There have been several recent reports of Pterocarpus angolensis (kiaat) trees dying in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, where this tree is used in traditional medicine and is a valuable source of timber for woodcarving ...
  • Doilom, Mingkwan; Shuttleworth, L.A. (Lucas); Roux, Jolanda; Chukeatirote, Ekachai; Hyde, Kevin D. (Magnolia Press, 2015-10-30)
    Tectona grandis (teak) is one of the most important economic timbers worldwide. Limited studies exist on the potential pathogens of these trees. Fungi in the Botryosphaeriaceae are cosmopolitan opportunistic pathogens, ...