Prof Teresa Coutinho
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Professor

Prof Paul Birch
FABI
Associate Professor
Prof Ian Toth
FABI
Associate Professor

Ms Annie Chan
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Fanele Mnguni
FABI
PhD student
Ms Mateka Patience Modiba
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Nomakula Zim
FABI
PhD student

Ms Adri Grobler
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Christopher Liakos
Plant and Soil Sciences
MSc student

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New Publications

Khanal M, Timilsina S, Bhatta BP, Bophela K, Coutinho T, Cochran K, Malla S. (2022) Pseudomonas uvaldensis sp. nov., a bacterial pathogen causing onion bulb rot. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 72(4) 10.1099/ijsem.0.005311
Avontuur JR, Palmer M, Beukes CW, Wai YC, Tasiya T, van Zyl E, Coetzee MPA, Stepkowski T, Venter SN, Steenkamp ET. (2022) Bradyrhizobium altum sp. nov., Bradyrhizobium oropedii sp. nov. and Bradyrhizobium acaciae sp. nov. from South Africa show locally restricted and pantropical nodA phylogeographic patterns. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 167 10.1016/j.ympev.2021.107338 PDF
Van der Nest M, Hlongwane N, Hadebe K, Chan W, Van der Merwe N, De Vos L, Greyling B, Kooverjee B, Soma P, Dzomba E, Bradfield M, Muchadeyi F. (2021) Breed ancestry, divergence, admixture, and selection patterns of the Simbra crossbreed. Frontiers in Genetics 11:1796. 10.3389/fgene.2020.608650 PDF
Khumbuzile Bophela, Yolanda Petersen, Carolee Theresa Bull, Teresa Ann Coutinho. (2019) Identification of Pseudomonas isolates associated with bacterial canker of stone fruit trees in the Western Cape, South Africa. Plant Disease 10.1094/PDIS-05-19-1102-RE
Bophela KN, Venter SN, Wingfield MJ, Duran A, Tarigan M, Coutinho TA. (2019) Xanthomonas perforans: A tomato and pepper pathogen associated with bacterial blight and dieback of Eucalyptus pellita seedlings in Indonesia. . Australasian Plant Pathology 10.1007/s13313-019-00657-9 PDF