Disease name Causal agent  
Armillaria root rot Armillaria fuscipes more info
Aulographina leaf spot Aulographina eucalypti more info

Bacterial blight

Pantoea ananatis
Xanthomonas spp.
more info
Bacterial wilt Ralstonia solanacearum more info
Botryosphaeria canker Botryosphaeria spp.
Neofusicoccum spp.
more info
Camptomerris leaf spot Camptomerris albizziae more info
Ceratocystis/wattle wilt Ceratocystis albifundus more info
Cercoseptoria needle disease Cercoseptoria pini-densiflorae more info
Chrysoporthe canker Chrysoporthe austroafricana (Cryphonectria cubensis) more info
Coniothyrium/measles canker Teratosphaeria zuluense (Coniothyrium zuluense) more info
Cyclaneusma needle spot Cyclaneusma minus more info
Diplodia diseases Diplodia pinea (Sphaeropsis sapinea) more info
Dothistroma needle blight Dothistroma septosporum more info
Holocryphia stem canker Holocryphia eucalypti more info
Kirramyces leaf spot Kirramyces eppicoccoides
Kirramyces eucalypti
more info
Lophodermium needle cast Lophodermium spp. more info
Mildew Sphaerotheca pannosa more info
Mycosphaerella leaf blotch diseases Teratosphaeria (Mycosphaerella) spp. more info
Phytophthora root rot Phytophthora spp. more info
Pink disease Erythricium salmonicolor (Corticium salmonicolor) more info
Pitch canker Fusarium circinatum more info
Pseudophaeolus root rot Pseudophaeolus baudonii more info
Quambalaria leaf and shoot blight Quambalaria eucalypti (Sporothrix eucalypti) more info
Rhizina root disease Rhizina undulata more info
Uromycladium rust Uromycladium acaciae more info
Valsa (Cytospora) canker Cytospora eucalypticola
C. aff. austromontana
C. chrysosperma (C. australiae)
Valsa aff. cinereostroma (Cytospora australiae)
V. fabianae
more info

 

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