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Analysis of the Fusarium graminearum species complex from wheat, barley and maize in South Africa provides evidence of species-specific differences in host preference.
Species identity and trichothecene toxin potential of 560 members of the Fusarium graminearum species complex (FGSC) collected from diseased wheat, barley and maize in South Africa was determinedExpand
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Characterisation of Phomopsis spp. associated with die-back of rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) in South Africa
Die-back of rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) causes substantial losses in commercial Aspalathus plantations in South Africa. In the past, the disease has been attributed to Phomopsis phaseoliExpand
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Toxicity, pathogenicity, and genetic differentiation of five species of fusarium from sorghum and millet.
ABSTRACT Fusarium isolates recovered from sorghum and millet are commonly identified as F. moniliforme, but with the recognition of new species in this group, the strains given this name are beingExpand
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Fusarium andiyazi sp. nov., a new species from sorghum
We describe a new Fusarium species in sec- tion Liseola from sorghum in Africa and the United States. This species is distinguished morphologically by the production of unique pseudochlamydospores inExpand
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Taxonomy and phylogeny of the Fusarium dimerum species group
The morphospecies Fusarium dimerum, known only from its anamorph, comprises at least 12 phylogenetically distinct species. Analyses of the large subunit ribosomal DNA (LSU rDNA) show they are taxa ofExpand
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Characterization of Colletotrichum species associated with diseases of Proteaceae.
Colletotrichum spp. are known to occur on and cause diseases of Proteaceae, but their identities are confused and poorly understood. The aim of the present study thus was to identify accurately theExpand
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Pathogenicity of three Fusarium species associated with asparagus decline in South Africa
Isolations were made from crown, root, and stem lesions of symptomatic U.C. 157 F2 asparagus plants and from soil debris sampled in a declining asparagus field. Fusarium oxysporum, F. proliferatum,Expand
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Characterisation and pathogenicity of Cylindrocladiella spp. associated with root and cutting rot symptoms of grapevines in nurseries
Species of Cylindrocladiella occur on a variety of hosts, where they are known to act as pathogens or saprobes. Eight species from this genus are currently recognised, of which five have beenExpand
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Epitypification of Fusarium oxysporum – clearing the taxonomic chaos
Fusarium oxysporum is the most economically important and commonly encountered species of Fusarium. This soil-borne fungus is known to harbour both pathogenic (plant, animal and human) andExpand
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Characterization of Rhizoctonia spp. Recovered from Crop Plants Used in Rotational Cropping Systems in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
Isolates of Rhizoctonia spp. associated with barley, canola, clover, lucerne, lupin, annual Medicago spp. (medic), and wheat were recovered during the conduct of a 4-year (2000 to 2003) crop rotationExpand
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