One fungus, one name : defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use

Show simple item record Geiser, David M. Aoki, Takayuki Bacon, Charles W. Baker, Scott E. Bhattacharyya, Madan K. Brandt, Mary E. Brown, Daren W. Burgess, Lester W. Chulze, Sofia Coleman, Jeffrey J. Correll, James C. Covert, Sarah F. Crous, Pedro W. Cuomo, Christina A. De Hoog, G. Sybren Di Pietro, Antonio Elmer, Wade H. Frandsen, Rasmus J. Freeman, Stanley Gagkaeva, Tatiana Glenn, Anthony E. Gordon, Thomas R. (Tom) Gregory, Nancy F. Hammond-Kosack, Kim E. Hanson, Linda E. Jímenez-Gasco, María del Mar Kang, Seogchan Kistler, H. Corby Kuldau, Gretchen A. Leslie, John F. Logrieco, Antonio Lu, Guozhong Lysøe, Erik Ma, Li-Jun McCormick, Susan P. Migheli, Quirico Moretti, Antonio Munaut, Françoise O’Donnell, Kerry Pfenning, Ludwig Ploetz, Randy C. Proctor, Robert H. Rehner, Stephen A. Robert, Vincent A. Rooney, Alejandro P. Bin Salleh, Baharuddin Scandiani, Maria Mercedes Scauflaire, Jonathan Short, Dylan P. Steenkamp, Emma Theodora Suga, Haruhisa Summerell, Brett A. Sutton, Deanna A. Thrane, Ulf Trail, Francis Van Diepeningen, Anne VanEtten, Hans D. Viljoen, Altus Waalwijk, Cees Ward, Todd J. Wingfield, Michael J. Xu, Jin-Rong Yang, Xiao-Bing Yli-Mattila, Tapani Zhang, Ning 2013-09-19T06:32:17Z 2013-09-19T06:32:17Z 2013
dc.description.abstract In this letter, we advocate recognizing the 89 genus Fusarium as the sole name 90 for a group that includes virtually all Fusarium species of importance in plant pathology, 91 mycotoxicology, medicine and basic research. This phylogenetically-guided 92 circumscription will free scientists from any obligation to use other genus names, 93 including teleomorphs, for species nested within this clade, and preserve the application 94 of the name Fusarium in the way it has been used for almost a century. Due to recent 95 changes in the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi and plants (17), this is 96 an urgent matter that requires community attention. The alternative is to break the 97 longstanding concept of Fusarium into nine or more genera, and remove important taxa 98 such as those in the F. solani species complex from the genus, a move we believe is 99 unnecessary. Here we present taxonomic and nomenclatural proposals that will preserve 100 established research connections and facilitate communication within and between 101 research communities, and at the same time support strong scientific principles and good 102 taxonomic practice. en_US
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dc.identifier.citation Geiser DM ... et al 2013, 'One fungus, one name : defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use', American Phytopathological Society, vol.103, no. 5, pp. 400-408. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0031-949X (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1943-7684(online)
dc.identifier.other 10.1094/PHYTO-07-12-0150-LE
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dc.publisher The American Phytopathological Society en_US
dc.rights © 2013 The American Phytopathological Society en_US
dc.subject Fusarium en_US
dc.title One fungus, one name : defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use en_US
dc.type Postprint Article en_US

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