Botanical gardens provide valuable baseline Phytophthora diversity data

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dc.contributor.author Hulbert, J.M. (Joey)
dc.contributor.author Paap, Trudy
dc.contributor.author Burgess, Treena I.
dc.contributor.author Roets, Francois
dc.contributor.author Wingfield, Michael J.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-07T13:10:26Z
dc.date.issued 2019-12
dc.description.abstract Phytophthora species are important plant pathogens especially due to their ability to invade and change ecosystems. However, information regarding their diversity and distribution is not available in many parts of the world. In these areas, surveys of botanical gardens can provide opportunities to detect novel plant-microbe interactions on both indigenous and exotic plants. Three botanical gardens and one historical urban garden in the Western Cape Province of South Africa were surveyed to establish baseline information of Phytophthora species diversity in the Cape Floristic Region. Eight described species (P. amnicola, P. asparagi, P. capensis, P. cinnamomi, P. chlamydospora, P. lacustris, P. multivora and P. tropicalis), the known but as yet unnamed P. sp. emzansi and 3 putative hybrids were recovered. Forty eight of 103 samples collected were positive for Phytophthora species and P multivora was the most frequently isolated species. Three species (P. amnicola, P. asparagi and P. tropicalis) had not previously been reported in South Africa, although hybrid progeny of P. amincola had been found in two previous studies. These results highlight the value of botanical gardens as areas for baseline data collection and early warning systems. en_ZA
dc.description.department Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) en_ZA
dc.description.department Plant Production and Soil Science en_ZA
dc.description.embargo 2020-12-01
dc.description.librarian hj2019 en_ZA
dc.description.uri http://www.elsevier.com/locate/ufug en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Hulbert, J.M., Paap, T., Burgess, T.I. et al. 2019, 'Botanical gardens provide valuable baseline Phytophthora diversity data', Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, vol. 46, art. 126461, pp. 1-7. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 1618-8667 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1610-8167 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.1016/j.ufug.2019.126461
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/72176
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Elsevier en_ZA
dc.rights © 2019 Published by Elsevier GmbH. All rights reserved. Notice : this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. A definitive version was subsequently published in Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, vol. 46, art. 126461, pp. 1-7, 2019. doi : 10.1016/j.ufug.2019.126461. en_ZA
dc.subject Early detection en_ZA
dc.subject International Plant Sentinel Network (IPSN) en_ZA
dc.subject Phytophthora cinnamomi en_ZA
dc.subject Phytophthora multivora en_ZA
dc.subject Urban environments en_ZA
dc.title Botanical gardens provide valuable baseline Phytophthora diversity data en_ZA
dc.type Postprint Article en_ZA


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