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  • Xu, Chao-Qun; Liu, Hui; Zhou, Shan-Shan; Zhang, Dong-Xu; Zhao, Wei; Wang, Sihai; Chen, Fu; Sun, Yan-Qiang; Nie, Shuai; Jia, Kai-Hua; Jiao, Si-Qian; Zhang, Ren-Gang; Yun, Quan-Zheng; Guan, Wenbin; Wang, Xuewen; Gao, Qiong; Bennetzen, Jeffrey L.; Maghuly, Fatemeh; Porth, Ilga; Van de Peer, Yves; Wang, Xiao-Ru; Ma, Yongpeng; Mao, Jian-Feng (Oxford University Press, 2019-01-24)
    BACKGROUND : Malania oleifera, a member of the Olacaceae family, is an IUCN red listed tree, endemic and restricted to the Karst region of southwest China. This tree’s seed is valued for its high content of precious fatty ...
  • Mosina, Ntsoaki Leticia; Schubert, Wolf-Dieter; Cowan, Don A. (Springer, 2019-08)
    Glycoside hydrolases, particularly cellulases, xylanases and mannanases, are essential for the depolymerisation of lignocellulosic substrates in various industrial bio-processes. In the present study, a novel glycoside ...
  • Sadikovic, D.; Piskur, B.; Barnes, Irene; Hauptman, T.; Diminic, D.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Jurc, D. (Wiley, 2019-08)
    Brown spot needle blight (BSNB), a disease of pine trees caused by the fungus Lecanosticta acicola, has been known in Slovenia since 2008 and in Croatia since 1975. Recent outbreaks in Slovenia prompted this study to compare ...
  • Beukes, Chrizelle Winsie; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Van Zyl, Elritha; Avontuur, Juanita R.; Chan, Wai Yin; Hassen, Ahmed Idris; Palmer, Marike; Mthombeni, Lunghile S.; Phalane, Francina L.; Sereme, T. Karabo; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas) (Springer, 2019-09)
    Please read abstract in the article.
  • Jami, Fahimeh; Marincowitz, Seonju; Slippers, Bernard; Crous, Pedro W.; Le Roux, Johannes J.; Richardson, David M.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Elsevier, 2019-07)
    Acacia koa and A. heterophylla are commonly occurring native trees on the Hawaiian Islands and La Réunion, respectively. A recent phylogenetic study suggested that A. heterophylla renders A. koa paraphyletic, and that the ...
  • Navia, Denise; Novelli, Valdenice M.; Rombauts, Stephane; Freitas-Astua, Juliana; Santos de Mendonca, Renata; Nunes, Maria Andreia; Machado, Marcos A.; Lin, Yao-Cheng; Le, Phuong; Zhang, Zaichao; Grbic, Miodrag; Wybouw, Nicky; Breeuwer, Johannes A. J.; Van Leeuwen, Thomas; Van de Peer, Yves (American Society for Microbiology, 2019-02-07)
    The false spider mite Brevipalpus yothersi infests a broad host plant range and has become one of the most economically important species within the genus Brevipalpus. This phytophagous mite inflicts damage by both feeding ...
  • Kim, James; Gomez-Pastora, Jenifer; Weigand, Mitchell; Potgieter, Marnie; Walters, Nicole A.; Reategui, Eduardo; Palmer, Andre F.; Yazer, Mark; Zborowski, Maciej; Chalmers, Jeffrey J. (Wiley, 2019-05)
    The presence of iron in circulating monocytes is well known as they play essential roles in iron recycling. Also, the storage of this metal as well as its incorrect uptake and/or release are important data to diagnose ...
  • Houldcroft, Charlotte J.; Rifkin, R.F. (Riaan); Underdown, Simon J. (Taylor and Francis, 2019)
    No abstract available.
  • Mlonyeni, X.O.M. (Xolile Osmond Mnyamezeli); Wingfield, Michael J.; Greeff, Jaco M. (Jacobus Maree); Wingfield, Brenda D.; Slippers, Bernard (Wiley, 2018-12)
    Amylostereum areolatum is a wood‐decaying homobasidiomycete fungal symbiont of Sirex noctilio. Together, they cause serious damage to pine plantations in the Southern Hemisphere. The fungus reproduces asexually and is ...
  • Scott, Katherine Anne; Maake, Lorens; Botha, Elizabeth; Theron, Jacques; Maree, Francois Frederick (Elsevier, 2019-04)
    Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus (FMDV) isolates show variation in their ability to withstand an increase in temperature. The FMDV is surprisingly thermolabile, even though this virus is probably subjected to a strong ...
  • Estrada-de los Santos, Paulina; Palmer, Marike; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Maluk, Marta; Beukes, Chrizelle Winsie; Hirsch, Ann M.; James, Euan K.; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas) (Springer, 2019-06)
    “Burkholderia dabaoshanensis” was described in 2012. Although the name was effectively published, it could not be validly published, because the description provided in the original paper did not comply with the Rule 27 ...
  • Avontuur, Juanita R.; Palmer, Marike; Beukes, Chrizelle Winsie; Chan, Wai Yin; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Blom, Jochen; Stępkowski, Tomasz; Kyrpides, Nikos C.; Woyke, Tanja; Shapiro, Nicole; Whitman, William B.; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas); Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (Elsevier, 2019-07)
    Bradyrhizobium is thought to be the largest and most diverse rhizobial genus, but this is not reflected in the number of described species. Although it was one of the first rhizobial genera recognised, its taxonomy remains ...
  • Palmer, Marike; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas); Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (Elsevier, 2019-03)
    Many gene flow barriers associated with genetic isolation during eukaryotic species divergence, are lacking in prokaryotes. In these organisms the processes associated with horizontal gene transfer (HGT) may provide both ...
  • Wondafrash, Mesfin; Slippers, Bernard; Hurley, Brett Phillip; Garnas, Jeffrey R. (Wiley, 2019-08)
    The woodwasp Sirex noctilio Fabricius, native to Eurasia and North Africa, regularly co‐occurs with a North American origin Pissodes sp. on Pinus trees in South Africa. The nature of this co‐occurrence and potential impacts ...
  • Fitza, Katrin N.E.; Garnas, Jeffrey R.; Lombardero, Maria J.; Ayres, Matthew P.; Krivak-Tetley, Flora E.; Ahumada, Rodrigo; Hurley, Brett Phillip; Wingfield, Michael J.; Slippers, Bernard (Elsevier, 2019-05)
    The nematode Deladenus siricidicola is the primary biological control agent of Sirex noctilio, a globally invading woodwasp pest of Pinus species. Preliminary studies on the diversity of populations of D. siricidicola ...
  • Ferreira-Venter, Linda; Venter, Eudri; Theron, Jacques; Van Staden, Vida (Elsevier, 2019-05)
    The African horse sickness virus non-structural protein 3 (NS3) is involved in the final stages of infection. To gain insight into the function of different NS3 domains, we generated reverse genetics-derived mutants, each ...
  • Kruger, Chané Saskia (University of Pretoria, 2018)
    Bacillus cereus spores are resistant to heat and chemicals and can attach and form biofilms on stainless steel surfaces, indicating that the spores may contribute to the contamination of extended shelf life (ESL) milk. ...
  • Robbertse, Luise (University of Pretoria, 2018)
    Ticks and tick-borne diseases have a negative impact on the quality and quantity of livestockderived products. As such, effective control strategies against these parasites are needed. Currently, acaricides are the most ...