Browsing Research Articles (Genetics) by UP Author "Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie)"

Browsing Research Articles (Genetics) by UP Author "Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie)"

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  • 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 ...
  • Woudenberg, J.H.C.; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Jurjevic, Z.; Groenewald, Johannes Z.; Crous, Pieter Willem (Elsevier, 2015-08)
    Alternaria spp. from sect. Alternaria are frequently associated with hypersensitivity pneumonitis, asthma and allergic fungal rhinitis and sinusitis. Since Alternaria is omnipresent in the outdoor environment, it is thought ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D.; Berger, David Kenneth; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Lim, Hye-Jin; Duong, Tuan A.; Bluhm, Burton H.; De Beer, Z. Wilhelm; De Vos, Lieschen; Fourie, Gerda; Naidoo, Kershney; Olivier, Nicholas Abraham; Lin, Yao-Cheng; Van de Peer, Yves; Joubert, Fourie; Crampton, Bridget Genevieve; Swart, Velushka; Soal, Nicole; Tatham, Catherine; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Van Wyk, Stephanie; Wilken, P.M ( Markus); Wingfield, Michael J. (International Mycological Association, 2017-11-21)
    The genomes of Cercospora zeina, Fusarium pininemorale, Hawksworthiomyces lignivorus, Huntiella decipiens, and Ophiostoma ips are presented in this genome announcement. Three of these genomes are from plant pathogens and ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D.; Ades, Peter K.; Al-Naemi, Fatima A.; Beirn, Lisa A.; Bihon, Wubetu; Crouch, Jo Anne; De Beer, Z. Wilhelm; De Vos, Lieschen; Duong, Tuan A.; Fields, Christopher J.; Fourie, Gerda; Kanzi, Aquillah M.; Malapi-Wight, Martha; Pethybridge, Sarah J.; Radwan, Osman; Rendon, Gloria; Slippers, Bernard; Santana, Quentin C.; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Taylor, Paul W.J.; Vaghefi, Niloofar; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Veltri, Daniel; Wingfield, Michael J. (International Mycological Association, 2015-06-22)
    The genomes of Chrysoporthe austroafricana, Diplodia scrobiculata, Fusarium nygami, Leptographium lundbergii, Limonomyces culmigenus, Stagonosporopsis tanaceti, and Thielaviopsis punctulata are presented in this genome ...
  • Zwart, Lizahn; Berger, David Kenneth; Moleleki, Lucy N.; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Myburg, Alexander Andrew; Naidoo, Sanushka (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-03)
    Eucalyptus species are cultivated for forestry and are of economic importance. The fungal stem canker pathogen Chrysoporthe austroafricana causes disease of varying severity on E. grandis. The Eucalyptus grandis-Chrysoporthe ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D.; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Santana, Quentin C.; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Bam, Stefan; Barnes, Irene; Beukes, Chrizelle Winsie; Chan, Wai Yin; De Vos, Lieschen; Fourie, Gerda; Friend, Melanie; Gordon, Thomas R. (Tom); Herron, Darryl A.; Holt, Carson; Korf, Ian; Kvas, Marija; Martin, Simon H.; Mlonyeni, X.O.M. (Xolile Osmond Mnyamezeli); Naidoo, Kershney; Phasha, Mmatshepho Malekgale; Postma, Alisa; Reva, Oleg N.; Roos, Heidi; Simpson, M.C. (Melissa Claire); Slinski, Stephanie; Slippers, Bernard; Sutherland, Rene; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas); Wilken, Pieter Marthinus; Yandell, Mark; Zipfel, Renate; Wingfield, Michael J. (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012-01-25)
    Some of the most significant breakthroughs in the biological sciences this century will emerge from the development of next generation sequencing technologies. The ease of availability of DNA sequence made possible through ...
  • Lombard, L.; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Groenewald, J.Z.; Crous, Pedro W. (Fungal Biodiversity Centre (CBS), 2015-01-29)
    The ascomycete family Nectriaceae (Hypocreales) includes numerous important plant and human pathogens, as well as several species used extensively in industrial and commercial applications as biodegraders and biocontrol ...
  • Baron, Samantha; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Maritz-Olivier, Christine (Elsevier, 2018-12)
    Rhipicephalus microplus and R. decoloratus are one-host ticks that preferentially feed on cattle. They are capable of transmitting various tick-borne pathogens which may be detrimental to the agricultural and livestock ...
  • De Vos, Lieschen; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Martin, Simon H.; Santana, Quentin C.; Fourie, Gerda; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (Public Library of Science, 2014-12)
    The Gibberella fujikuroi complex includes many Fusarium species that cause significant losses in yield and quality of agricultural and forestry crops. Due to their economic importance, whole-genome sequence information ...
  • Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Rodas, C.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Wiley, 2013-06)
    The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that Chrysoporthe cubensis on native trees in South America could be the source of the pathogen that causes severe stem cankers and often mortality in commercially ...
  • Lombard, Lorenzo; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Groenewald, Johannes Z.; Crous, Pedro W. (Firenze University Press, 2014-12)
    Genera with cylindrocarpon-like asexual morphs are important pathogens of various herbaceous and woody plant hosts globally. Recent multi-gene studies of this generic complex indicated that the genus Ilyonectria is ...
  • Kanzi, Aquillah M.; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Wingfield, Brenda D. (Elsevier, 2019-02)
    Fungi in the genus Chrysoporthe are economically important canker pathogens of commercially grown Eucalyptus species and native Myrtales. Before the current study, homothallism was widely accepted as the mating system of ...
  • Fourie, Gerda; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Wingfield, Brenda D.; Bogale, Mesfin Azene; Wingfield, Michael J.; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (International Mycological Association, 2018-02-27)
    The Fusarium fujikuroi species complex (FFSC) is an economically important monophyletic lineage in the genus Fusarium. Incongruence observed among mitochondrial gene trees, as well as the multiple non-orthologous copies of ...
  • Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Gryzenhout, Marieka; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Elsevier, 2010-11)
    Chrysoporthe cubensis is one of the most important pathogens of Eucalyptus. Based on phylogenetic evidence and geographic origin, isolates of this fungus are known to reside in distinct ‘South America’ and ‘Southeast Asia’ ...
  • Van Wyk, Stephanie; Wingfield, Brenda D.; De Vos, Lieschen; Santana, Quentin C.; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (International Mycological Association, 2018-06)
    Fusarium is a diverse assemblage that includes a large number of species of considerable medical and agricultural importance. Not surprisingly, whole genome sequences for many Fusarium species have been published or are ...
  • Sungirai, Marvelous; Baron, Samantha; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Moyo, Doreen Zandile; De Clercq, Patrick; Maritz-Olivier, Christine; Madder, Maxime (Elsevier, 2018-04)
    Recently there was an expansion in the geographic range of Rhipicephalus microplus in Zimbabwe. In order to understand gene flow patterns and population structure in this highly invasive and adaptable cattle tick, a ...
  • Masumba, E.A.; Kapinga, F.; Mkamilo, G.; Salum, K.; Kulembeka, H.; Rounsley, S.; Bredeson, J.V.; Lyons, J.B.; Rokhsar, D.S.; Kanju, E.; Katari, M.S.; Myburg, Alexander Andrew; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie) (Springer Verlag, 2017-10)
    Cassava production in Africa is compromised by cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) and cassava mosaic disease (CMD). To reduce costs and increase the precision of resistance breeding, a QTL study was conducted to identify ...
  • Van Wyk, Stephanie; Wingfield, Brenda D.; De Vos, Lieschen; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Santana, Quentin C.; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (MDPI, 2019-12)
    The Repeat-Induced Point (RIP) mutation pathway is a fungal-specific genome defense mechanism that counteracts the deleterious effects of transposable elements. This pathway permanently mutates its target sequences by ...
  • Van Wyk, Stephanie; Harrison, Christopher H.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; De Vos, Lieschen; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (PeerJ, 2019-08)
    BACKGROUND. The RIPper (http://theripper.hawk.rocks) is a set of web-based tools designed for analyses of Repeat-Induced Point (RIP) mutations in the genome sequences of Ascomycota. The RIP pathway is a fungal genome ...
  • Baron, Samantha; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Madder, Maxime; Maritz-Olivier, Christine (Public Library of Science, 2015-07-09)
    Rhipicephalus microplus, better known as the Asiatic cattle tick, is a largely invasive ectoparasite of great economic importance due to the negative effect it has on agricultural livestock on a global scale, particularly ...