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

Pham NQ, Barnes I, Chen SF, Pham TQ, Lombard L, Crous PW, Wingfield MJ. (2018) New species of Cylindrocladiella from plantation soils in South-East Asia. MycoKeys 32:1-24. 10.3897/mycokeys.32.23754 PDF
Sex: birds do it, bees do it - and fungi do it too. Here’s how, and why it matters
Nagel J, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2018) Evolution of the mating types and mating strategies in prominent genera in the Botryosphaeriaceae. Fungal Genetics and Biology 10.1016/j.fgb.2018.03.003
Siphathele Sibanda, Stanford Kwenda, Collins K. Tanui, Divine Shyntum, Teresa Coutinho, Lucy Moleleki. (2018) Transcriptome profiling reveals the EanI/R quorum sensing regulon in Pantoea ananatis LMG 2665T. Genes 9(3):148. 10.3390/genes9030148
Wilson A, Van der Nest M, Wilken P, Wingfield M, Wingfield B. (2018) Pheromone expression reveals putative mechanism of unisexuality in a saprobic ascomycete fungus. PLOS One 13(3):e0192517. 10.1371/journal.pone.0192517 PDF
De Beer ZW. (2018) A tiny beetle and its deadly fungus is threatening South Africa’s trees. The Conversation (27 February) PDF
Fourie G, van der Merwe NA, Wingfield BD, Bogale M, Wingfield MJ, Steenkamp ET. (2018) Mitochondrial introgression and interspecies recombination in the Fusarium fujikuroi species complex. IMA Fungus 9(1):37-48. 10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.04
Palmer M, Steenkamp ET, Coetzee MPA, Avontuur JR, Chan WY, Van Zyl E, Blom J, Venter SN. (2018) Mixta gen. nov., a new genus in the Erwiniaceae. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 10.1099/ijsem.0.002540
Van Wyk S, Wingfield BD, De Vos L, Santana QC, Van der Merwe N, Steenkamp ET. (2018) Multiple independent origins for a subtelomeric locus associated with growth rate in Fusarium circinatum. IMA Fungus 9(1):27-36. 10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.03 PDF
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