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Identification and pathogenicity of Botiyosphaeria species associated with grapevine decline in Western Australia
Botryosphaeria species have recently gained importance as pathogens of grapevines worldwide. A survey was conducted of 16 vineyards in three grape-growing regions in Western Australia to determine ifExpand
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Seven new species of the Botryosphaeriaceae from baobab and other native trees in Western Australia
In this study seven new species of the Botryosphaeriaceae are described from baobab (Adansonia gibbosa) and surrounding endemic tree species growing in the Kimberley region of northwestern Australia.Expand
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Sudden forest canopy collapse corresponding with extreme drought and heat in a mediterranean-type eucalypt forest in southwestern Australia
Drought and heat-induced forest dieback and mortality are emerging global concerns. Although Mediterranean-type forest (MTF) ecosystems are considered to be resilient to drought and otherExpand
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The future of phosphite as a fungicide to control the soilborne plant pathogen Phytophthora cinnamomi in natural ecosystems
The issues that influence the application of the fungicide phosphite (phosphonate) to natural plant communities affected by Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands are complex. Research has shown significantExpand
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Fungal Planet description sheets: 107–127
Novel species of microfungi described in the present study include the following from Australia: Phytophthora amnicola from still water, Gnomoniopsis smithogilvyi from Castanea sp., PseudoplagiostomaExpand
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Multiple new Phytophthora species from ITS Clade 6 associated with natural ecosystems in Australia: evolutionary and ecological implications
During surveys of dying vegetation in natural ecosystems and associated waterways in Australia many new taxa have been identified from Phytophthora ITS Clade 6. For representative isolates, theExpand
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Use of the Genealogical Sorting Index (GSI) to delineate species boundaries in the Neofusicoccum parvum-Neofusicoccum ribis species complex.
Neofusicoccum is a recently described genus of common endophytes and pathogens of woody hosts, previously placed in the genus Botryosphaeria. Many morphological characteristics routinely used toExpand
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Phytophthora multivora sp. nov., a new species recovered from declining Eucalyptus, Banksia, Agonis and other plant species in Western Australia
A new Phytophthora species, isolated from rhizosphere soil of declining or dead trees of Eucalyptus gomphocephala, E. marginata, Agonis flexuosa, and another 13 plant species, and from fine roots ofExpand
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Biological control of Sclerotinia minor using a chitinolytic bacterium and actinomycetes
Isolates of 85 bacteria and 94 streptomycete and 35 nonstreptomycete actinomycetes were obtained from a lettuce-growing field in Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates, on colloidal chitin agar, and screenedExpand
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False-negative isolations or absence of lesions may cause mis-diagnosis of diseased plants infected with Phytophthora cinnamomi
In a series of growth cabinet, glasshouse and field experiments, tissue samples from living clonal Eucalyptus marginata (jarřah) were incubated immediately after sampling on agar (NARPH) selectiveExpand
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