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Front (L-R): Mrs. Corné Lombard (Course Administrator, ACGT), Akinola Popoola (Nigeria), Prof. Dave Berger (Course Leader, UP), Jendeka Mahasi (Kenya), Josephine Songa (Kenya), Anthony Pariyo (Uganda), Sumita Ramgareeb (SASRI, South Africa), Damian Njoku (Nigeria), Dibanzilua Nginamau (Angola)

Middle (L-R) : Jude Obidiegwu (Nigeria), Renee Prins (UFS and CenGen, South Africa), Koffi Kouassi (Cote d&#39Ivoire), Charles Mutengwa (Zimbabwe), Eric Magembe (Kenya), Elfadil Adam (Sudan), Roobavathie Naidoo (ACCI, South Africa), Maxwell Asante (Ghana), Trushar Shah (Bioinformatics Co-ordinator, BECA, Nairobi), Dr. Fourie Joubert (ACGT Bioinformatics Unit)

Top row (L-R): Dr. Zander Myburg (Guest Lecturer, Genetics Dept., FABI, UP), Prof. Jan-Peter Nap (Course Presenter, Wageninen University, Netherlands), Dr. Yoseph Beyene (Course Presenter, Botany Dept, FABI, UP), Shawn Berry (SASRI, South Africa), Solomon Woyessa (Ethiopia), John Derera (ACCI and Zimbabwe), Kwame Peasah (Ghana), Arnold Mushongi (Tanzania)

New Publications

Twiddy D, Fouché A, Akinsanmi OA, Fourie G. (2024) Biology and pathogenicity of fungi causing husk rot of macadamia in South Africa. European Journal of Plant Pathology :1-18. 10.1007/s10658-024-02915-z
Visagie CM, Yilmaz N, Allison JD, Barreto RW, Boekhout T, Boers J, Delgado MA, Dewing C, Fitza KNE, Furtado ECA, Gaya E, Hill R, Hobden A, Hu DM, Hülsewig T, Khonsanit A, Luangsa-Ard JJ, Mthembu A, Pereira CM, Price J-L, Pringle A, Qikani N, Sandoval-Denis M, Shumacher RK, Seifert KA, Slippers B, Tennakoon DS, Thanakitpipattana D, vanVuuren N, Groenewald JZ, Crous PW. (2024) New and Interesting Fungi. 7.. Fungal Systematics and Evolution 13:441–494. 10.3114/fuse.2024.13.12 PDF
Coutinho TA, Carstensen G, Venter SN, Chen SF, Tarigan M, Wingfield MJ. (2024) Bacterial community in apparently healthy and asymptomatic Eucalyptus trees and those with symptoms of bacterial wilt. Journal of Plant Pathology 10.1007/s42161-024-01697-x
van Vuuren N, Yilmaz N, Wingfield MJ, Visagie CM. (2024) Five novel Curvularia species (Pleosporaceae, Pleosporales) isolated from fairy circles in the Namib desert. Mycological Progress 23:39. 10.1007/s11557-024-01977-x
Visagie CM, Cruywagen EM, Duong TA. (2024) A new Paecilomyces from wooden utility poles in South Africa. Fungal Systematics and Evolution 13:163–181. 10.3114/fuse.2024.13.10