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Combined multiple gene genealogies and phenotypic characters differentiate several species previously identified as Botryosphaeria dothidea.
- B. Slippers, P. Crous, S. Denman, T. Coutinho, B. Wingfield, M. Wingfield
- Biology, Medicine
A combined phylogeny of the three gene regions used in this study showed that the genus Botryosphaeria represents two distinct phylogenetic assemblages that correspond to species with Diplodia and Fusicoccum anamorphs. Expand
Multi-gene phylogenies define Ceratocystiopsis and Grosmannia distinct from Ophiostoma
- Renate Zipfel, Z. D. de Beer, K. Jacobs, B. Wingfield, M. Wingfield
- Biology, Medicine
- Studies in mycology
- 1 May 2006
DNA sequence data from combined partial nuclear LSU and β-tubulin genes are used to consider the phylogenetic relationships of 50 Ophiostoma species, representing all the major morphological groups in the genus, and reveal additional lineages linked to morphological characters. Expand
Two new species of Fusarium section Liseola associated with mango malformation.
Fusarium mangiferae is conspecific with strains that were previously identified as F. subglutinans and reported to be the causal agent of malformation in mango growing areas throughout the world, and Fusarium sterilihyphosum has been isolated only from malformed mango tissue in South Africa. Expand
Pitch canker caused by Fusarium circinatum — a growing threat to pine plantations and forests worldwide
- M. Wingfield, A. Hammerbacher, +4 authors T. Coutinho
- Australasian Plant Pathology
- 13 June 2008
The aim of this review is to summarise contemporary knowledge relating to the pitch canker pathogen, with a particular focus on its threat to plantation forestry. Expand
Deciphering the Cryptic Genome: Genome-wide Analyses of the Rice Pathogen Fusarium fujikuroi Reveal Complex Regulation of Secondary Metabolism and Novel Metabolites
Combined comparative genomics and genome-wide experimental analyses identified novel genes and secondary metabolites that contribute to the evolutionary success of F. fujikuroi as a rice pathogen. Expand
A PCR-based identification method for species of Armillaria
A portion of the Intergenic Spacer (IGS) of the ribosomal RNA operon of 74 isolates of 11 Ar? millaria species from Europe and North America was amplified using the polymerase chain reaction. Am-… Expand
Speciation and distribution of Botryosphaeria spp. on native and introduced Eucalyptus trees in Australia and South Africa
Data from the present study provide the first holistic overview of the species of Botryosphaeria associated with Eucalyptus in both native and exotic environments. Expand
Diversity and evolution of Fusarium species in the Gibberella fujikuroi complex
This paper aims to demonstrate the efforts towards in-situ applicability of EMMARM, as to provide real-time information about the concrete properties of E. coli and its phytochemical properties. Expand
Leptographium wingfieldii introduced into North America and found associated with exotic Tomicus piniperda and native bark beetles.
The first record of L. wingfieldii associated with the introduced and damaging pine shoot beetle T. piniperda in North America shows that the fungus is well established and can become associated with other native bark beetles that attack stressed and/or dying trees. Expand
Taxonomy, phylogeny and identification of Botryosphaeriaceae associated with pome and stone fruit trees in South Africa and other regions of the world
This paper aims to demonstrate the efforts towards in-situ applicability of EMMARM, which aims to provide real-time information about the phytochemical properties of bark of trees in South Africa. Expand