Prof Michael J Wingfield (Director: FABI, CTHB)

Telephone: +27 12 420 3938 or 3939
Fax: +27 12 420 3960
Postal Address: Director of FABI and Mondi Professor of Forest Pathology
University of Pretoria
Private Bag X20
Hatfield
0028 Pretoria ZA
Email: mike . wingfield @fabi.up.ac.za (please remove gaps)

 

Prof Emma T Steenkamp (Programme Leader: CTHB)

Telephone: +27 12 420 3262 or 3717
Fax: +27 12 420 3960
Postal Address: Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology
University of Pretoria
Private Bag X20
Hatfield
0028 Pretoria ZA
Email: emma . steenkamp @fabi.up.ac.za (please remove gaps)

 

Mrs Heidi Fysh (Administrative Officer: CTHB)

Telephone: +27 12 420 3855
Fax: +27 12 420 3960
Postal Address: Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
University of Pretoria
Private Bag X20
Hatfield
0028 Pretoria ZA
Email: heidi . roos @fabi.up.ac.za (please remove gaps)

 

New Publications

Jami F , Marincowitz S, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2018) New Botryosphaeriales on native red milkwood (Mimusops caffra). Australasian Plant Pathology 10.1007/s13313-018-0586-4 PDF
Estrada-de los Santos P, Palmer M, Chávez-Ramírez B, Beukes C, Steenkamp ET, Briscoe L, Khan N, Maluk M, Lafos M, Humm E, Arrabit M, Crook M, Gross E, Simon MF, Bueno dos Reis F, Whitman WB, Shapiro N, Poole PS, Hirsch AM, Venter SN, James EK. (2018) Whole Genome Analyses Suggests that Burkholderia sensu lato Contains Two Additional Novel Genera (Mycetohabitans gen. nov., and Trinickia gen. nov.): Implications for the Evolution of Diazotrophy and Nodulation in the Burkholderiaceae. Genes 9(8):389. 10.3390/genes9080389
Naalden D, Haegeman A, de Almeida‐Engler J, Eshetu FB, Bauters L, Gheysen G. (2018) The Meloidogyne graminicola effector Mg16820 is secreted in the apoplast and cytoplasm to suppress plant host defense responses. Molecular plant pathology 10.1111/mpp.12719https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/mpp.12719
Marin-Felix Y, Hernandez-Restrepo M, Wingfield M, Akulov A, Carnegie A, Cheewangkoon R, Gramaje D, Groenewald J, Guarnaccia V, Halleen F, Lombard L, Luangsaard J, Marincowitz S, Moslemi A, Mostert L, Quaedvlieg W, Schumacher R, Spies C, Thangavel R, Taylor P, Wilson A, Wingfield B, Wood A, Crous P. (2018) Genera of phytopathogenic fungi: GOPHY 2. STUDIES IN MYCOLOGY 92:47 - 133. 10.1016/j.simyco.2018.04.002
Burgess TI, Tan YP, Garnas J, Edwards J, Scarlett KA, Shuttleworth LA, Daniel R, Dann EK, Parkinson LE, Dinh Q, Shivas RG, Jami F. (2018) Current status of the Botryosphaeriaceae in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 10.1007/s13313-018-0577-5 PDF