Severino Sousa Costa

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Shoot blight and cankers are reported for the first time from pistachio in Australia from 20–26 year old trees of a plantation in the Riverina, South West NSW. Shoot blight symptoms during late summer prior to harvest included dark lesions on current-season shoots, followed by blackening and dieback of the same structures. Cankers were observed in older(More)
A survey of rice growing regions in East Timor (Timor Leste) conducted in 2010 has resulted in the identification of several bacterial species associated with sheath browning and seed discolouration. Bacteria were identified by partial sequencing of the 16s rRNA gene and comparison with sequences from GenBank and EZtaxon databases. Bacterial isolates of(More)
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