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

Kanzi AM, Steenkamp ET, Van der Merwe NA, Wingfield BD. (2019) The mating system of the Eucalyptus canker pathogen Chrysoporthe austroafricana and closely related species. Fungal Genetics and Biology 123:41-52. 10.1016/j.fgb.2018.12.001 PDF
Wingfield BD, Kolarik M, Menzies JG, Naidoo K, Pochopski O, Shoukouhi P, Santana QC, Seifert KA, Soal NA, Steenkamp ET, Tatham CT, Van der Nest MA, Havenga M, Findlay W, Liu M, Nguyen HDT, Lane FA, Morgan SW, De Vos L, Wilken PM, Doung TA, Aylward J, Coetzee MPA, Dadej K, De Beer ZW, Wingfield MJ. (2018) Nine draft genome sequences of Claviceps purpurea s.lat., including C. arundinis, C. humidiphila, and C. cf. spartinae, pseudomolecules for the pitch canker pathogen Fusarium circinatum, draft genome of Davidsoniella eucalypti, Grosmannia galeiformis, Quambalaria eucalypti, and Teratosphaeria destructans. IMA Fungus 9(2):401-418. 10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.02.10 PDF
Ebinghaus M, Maier W, Wingfield MJ. (2018) New host associations and a novel species for the gall-inducing Acacia rust genus Ravenelia in South Africa. MycoKeys (43):1-21. 10.3897/mycokeys.43.25090
Lee SR, Lee D, Yu JS, Benndorf R, Lee D-S, Huh J, de Beer ZW, Kim YH, Beemelmanns C, Kang KS, Kim KH. (2018) Natalenamides A–C, Cyclic Tripeptides from the Termite-Associated Actinomadura sp. RB99. Molecules 23(11) 10.3390/molecules23113003
Liu FF, Li GQ, Roux J, Barnes I, Wilson AM, Wingfield MJ, Chen SF. (2018) Nine novel species of Huntiella from southern China with three distinct mating strategies and variable levels of pathogenicity. Mycologia 10.1080/00275514.2018.1515450 PDF