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

Abate BA, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Malan AP, Hurley BP. (2018) Diversity of entomopathogenic nematodes and their symbiotic bacteria in South African plantations and indigenous forests. Nematology 10.1163/15685411-00003144
Palmer M, Steenkamp ET, Coetzee MPA, Blom J, Venter SN. (2018) Genome-based characterization of biological processes that differentiate closely related bacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology 9:113. 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00113 PDF
Paap T, de Beer ZW, Migliorini D, Nel W, Wingfield MJ. (2018) The polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) and its fungal symbiont Fusarium euwallaceae: a new invasion in South Africa. Australasian Plant Pathology 10.1007/s13313-018-0545-0 PDF
Van den Berg N, Christie JB, Engelbrecht J, Aveling TAS. (2018) Callose and β-1,3-glucanase inhibit Phytophthora cinnamomi in a resistant avocado rootstock. Plant Pathology 10.1111/ppa.12819
Wilken PM, Steenkamp ET, Van der Nest MA, Wingfield MJ, De Beer ZW, Wingfield BD. (2018) Unexpected placement of the MAT1-1-2 gene in the MAT1-2 idiomorph of Thielaviopsis. Fungal Genetics and Biology 10.1016/j.fgb.2018.01.007