Phytophthora boodjera sp. nov., a damping-off pathogen in production nurseries and from urban and natural landscapes, with an update on the status of P. alticola.

@article{Simamora2015PhytophthoraBS,
  title={Phytophthora boodjera sp. nov., a damping-off pathogen in production nurseries and from urban and natural landscapes, with an update on the status of P. alticola.},
  author={Agnes V Simamora and Mike J C Stukely and Giles E. StJ. Hardy and Treena I Burgess},
  journal={IMA fungus},
  year={2015},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={319-35}
}
A new homothallic Phytophthora species, isolated in Western Australia (WA), is described as Phytophthora boodjera sp. nov. It produces persistent, papillate sporangia, oogonia with thick-walled oospores, and paragynous antheridia. Although morphologically similar to P. arenaria, phylogenetic analyses of the ITS, cox1, HSP90, β-tubulin and enolase gene… CONTINUE READING