The TPCP has prepared a number of illustrated pamphlets on a number of important diseases to be used as diagnostic aids. Those available at present are:

[PDF] The Deodar weevil, Pissodes nemorensis, a pest of pines in South Africa
[PDF] Fusarium circinatum in pine nurseries: A guide to appropriate management strategies
[PDF] Bacterial blight of Eucalyptus
[PDF] Cryphonectria canker caused by Cryphonectria cubensis
[PDF] Botryosphaeria canker caused by Botryosphaeria dothidea
[PDF] Coniothyrium canker caused by a species of Coniothyrium that is currently being described as C. zuluense
[PDF] Armillaria root disease caused by a fungus thought to be A. heimii
[PDF] Rhizina root disease caused by Rhizina undulata
[PDF] Die-back and canker of pines caused by Sphaeropsis sapinea
[PDF] Eucalyptus Rust
[PDF] Pitch Canker
[PDF] Black Butt of Acacia mearnsii
[PDF] Ceratocystis Wilt of Acacia mearnsii
[PDF] Dothistroma needle blight
[PDF] Mycosphaerella leaf diseases of eucalypts
[PDF] Phytophthora root and collar rot of cold tolerant eucalypts
[PDF] Sirex Wood Wasp
[PDF] Thaumastocoris symptoms 1
[PDF] Thaumastocoris symptoms 2
[PDF] Submission of samples

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