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Phylogenetic lineages in the Botryosphaeriaceae
DNA sequence data of the 28S rDNA is employed to resolve apparent lineages within the Botryosphaeriaceae and 10 lineages are recognised, including an unresolved clade including species of Camarosporium/Microdiplodia. Expand
Identification and pathogenicity of Botiyosphaeria species associated with grapevine decline in Western Australia
In Western Australia, B. australis appears to be the predominant pathogenic Botryosphaeria sp. Expand
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
Re-evaluation of Phytophthora citricola isolates from multiple woody hosts in Europe and North America reveals a new species, Phytophthora plurivora sp. nov.
DNA sequence data from the internal transcribed spacer regions, the mitochondrial cox1 and β-tubulin genes were used in combination with morphological and physiological characteristics to characterise these isolates and compare them to the ex-type and the authentic type isolates of P. citricola. Expand
Phylogenetic lineages in the Botryosphaeriales: a systematic and evolutionary framework
Molecular clock dating on radiations within the Botryosphaeriales suggests that the order originated in the Cretaceous period around 103 (45-188) mya, with most of the diversification in the Tertiary period. Expand
Three new Lasiodiplodia spp. from the tropics, recognized based on DNA sequence comparisons and morphology.
Three new species of Botryosphaeria rhodina are described here as three new species L. venezuelensis sp. Expand
A class-wide phylogenetic assessment of Dothideomycetes
A genomic comparison of 6 dothideomycete genomes with other fungi finds a high level of unique protein associated with the class, supporting its delineation as a separate taxon. Expand
Introducing the Consolidated Species Concept to resolve species in the Teratosphaeriaceae
From the DNA sequence data generated, it is shown that each one of the five coding genes tested, reliably identify most of the species present in this dataset (except species of Pseudocercospora), and the ITS gene serves as a primary barcode locus as it is easily generated and has the most extensive dataset available. Expand
Multiple new Phytophthora species from ITS Clade 6 associated with natural ecosystems in Australia: evolutionary and ecological implications
Both new species are common in waterways and cause scattered mortality within native vegetation and appear well adapted for survival in an aquatic environment and inundated soils, filling the niche occupied by P. gonapodyides and P. taxon salixsoil in the northern hemisphere. Expand
Use of the Genealogical Sorting Index (GSI) to delineate species boundaries in the Neofusicoccum parvum-Neofusicoccum ribis species complex.
Combined phylogenetic data were monophyletic for all clades and all p-values were significant allowing us to reject the null hypothesis that all groups were from a single mixed group. Expand