Publication
Pham NQ, Marincowitz S, Solís M, Duong TA, Wingfield BD, Barnes I, Slippers B, Muro Abad JI, Durán A, Wingfield MJ. (2021) Eucalyptus scab and shoot malformation: A new and serious foliar disease of Eucalyptus caused by Elsinoe necatrix sp. nov.. Plant Pathology 10.1111/ppa.13348 PDF
Guignard Q, Bouwer M, Slippers B, Allison J. (2020) Biology of a putative male aggregation-sex pheromone in Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae). 15(12):e0244943. 10.1371/journal.pone.0244943 PDF
Bush SJ, Slippers B, Hurley BP. (2020) Eucalypt susceptibility towards the invasive Glycaspis brimblecombei Moore (Hemiptera: Aphalaridae) in South Africa. Southern Forests 82:243-252. 10.2989/20702620.2020.1824556
Makunde PT, Slippers B, Burckhardt D, de Queiroz DL, Lawson SA, Hurley BP. (2020) Current and potential threat of psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) on eucalypts. Southern Forests 82:233-242. 10.2989/20702620.2020.1813650
Krivak-Tetley FE, Lantschner MV, Lombardero MJ, Garnas JR, Hurley BP, Villacide JM, Slippers B, Corley J, Liebhold AM, Ayers MP. (2020) Aggressive tree killer or natural thinning agent? Assessing the impacts of a globally important forest insect. Forest Ecology and Management 10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118728
Slippers B. (2020) The Plant Disease Pyramid: The relevance of the original vision of plant pathology in 2020. South Africa Journal of Science 116(11/12) 10.17159/sajs.2020/9011
Wingfield MJ, Hurley BP, Wingfield BD, Slippers B. (2020) Tree health in South Africa: Retrospect and prospect. South Africa Journal of Science 116(11/12) 10.17159/sajs.2020/8038
Oates C, Denby K, Myburg A, Slippers B, Naidoo S. (2020) Insect egg‐induced physiological changes and transcriptional reprogramming leading to gall formation. Plant, Cell & Environment 10.1111/pce.13930
Slippers B, Hurley BP, Allison JD. (2020) Harnessing the potential of Precision Pest Management in plantation forests. Southern Forests 10.2989/20702620.2020.1813651
Noeth KP, Verleur PM, Bouwer MC, Crous JW, Roux J, Hurley BP, Slippers B. (2020) Mass trapping of Coryphodema tristis (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) using a sex pheromone in Eucalyptus nitens compartments in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Southern Forests 10.2989/20702620.2020.1813648
Geiser DM, Al-Hatmi A, Aoki T, Arie T, Balmas V, Barnes I, Bergstrom GC, Bhattacharyya MKK, Blomquist CL, Bowden R, Brankovics B, Brown DW, Burgess LW, Bushley K, Busman M, Cano-Lira JF, Carrillo JD, Chang HX, Chen CY, Chen W, Chilvers MI, Chulze SN, Coleman JJ, Cuomo CA, de Beer ZW, de Hoog GS, Del Castillo-Múnera J, Del Ponte E, Diéguez-Uribeondo J, Di Pietro A, Edel-Hermann V, Elmer WH, Epstein L, Eskalen A, Esposto MC, Everts KL, Fernández-Pavía SP, da Silva GF, Foroud NA, Fourie G, Frandsen RJN, Freeman S, Freitag M, Frenkel O, Fuller KK, Gagkaeva T, Gardiner DM, Glenn AE, Gold S, Gordon T, Gregory NF, Gryzenhout M, Guarro J, Gugino B, Gutiérrez S, Hammond-Kosack K, Harris LJ, Homa M, Hong CF, Hornok L, Huang JW, Ilkit M, Jacobs A, Jacobs K, Jiang C, Jimenez-Gasco MDM, Kang S, Kasson MT, Kazan K, Kennell JC, Kim H, Kistler HC, Kuldau GA, Kulik T, Kurzai O, Laraba I, Laurence MH, Lee TY, Lee YW, Lee YH, Leslie JF, Liew ECY, Lofton LW, Logrieco A, Sánchez López-Berges M, Luque AG, Lysøe E, Ma LJ, Marra RE, Martin FN, May SR, McCormick S, McGee CT, Meis JF, Migheli Q, Mohamed Nor NMI, Monod M, Moretti A, Mostert D, Mulé G, Munaut F, Munkvold GP, Nicholson P, Nucci M, O'Donnell K, Pasquali M, Pfenning LH, Prigitano A, Proctor R, Ranque S, Rehner S, Rep M, Rodríguez-Alvarado G, Rose LJ, Roth MG, Ruiz-Roldán C, Saleh AA, Salleh B, Sang H, Scandiani M, Scauflaire J, Schmale D 3, Short DP, Šišić A, Smith J, Smyth CW, Son H, Spahr E, Stajich JE, Steenkamp E, Steinberg C, Subramaniam R, Suga H, Summerell BA, Susca A, Swett CL, Toomajian C, Torres-Cruz TJ, Tortorano AM, Urban M, Vaillancourt LJ, Vallad GE, van der Lee T, Vanderpool D, van Diepeningen AD, Vaughan M, Venter E, Vermeulen M, Verweij PE, Viljoen A, Waalwijk C, Wallace EC, Walther G, Wang J, Ward T, Wickes B, Wiederhold NP, Wingfield MJ, Wood AKM, Xu JR, Yang XB, Yli-Matilla T, Yun SH, Zakaria L, Zhang H, Zhang N, Zhang S, Zhang X. (2020) Phylogenomic analysis of a 55.1 kb 19-gene dataset resolves a monophyletic Fusarium that includes the Fusarium solani Species Complex. Phytopathology 10.1094/PHYTO-08-20-0330-LE
Garnas JR, Vann KE, Hurley BP. (2020) Biotic and abiotic effects on density, body size, sex ratio, and survival in immature stages of the European woodwasp, Sirex noctilio. Ecology and Evolution 10.1002/ece3.6966 PDF
Twiddy D, Fell S, de Beer ZW, Fourie G. (2020) Screening for susceptibility of Macadamia to E. fornicatus and its fungal symbiont Fusarium euwallaceae. Plant Disease 10.1094/PDIS-07-20-1555-SC
Li GQ, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Chen SF. (2020) Variation in Botryosphaeriaceae from Eucalyptus plantations in YunNan Province in southwestern China across a climatic gradient. IMA Fungus 11(22) 10.1186/s43008-020-00043-x
Gevers CR, Dittrich-Schroder D, Slippers B, Hurley BP. (2020) Interactions between hymenopteran species associated with gall-forming wasps: the Leptocybe invasa community as a case study. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 10.1111/afe.12413
Queffelec J, Allison JD, Greeff JM, Slippers B. (2020) Influence of reproductive biology on establishment capacity in introduced Hymenoptera species. Biological Invasions 10.1007/s10530-020-02375-6
Bush SJ, Slippers B, Dittrich-Schröder G, Hurley BP. (2020) Host specificity tests reveals new host of a global biological control agent Psyllaephagus bliteus (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). African Entomology 28:238-248. 10.4001/003.028.0238
Dittrich-Schröder G, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ, Nahrung HF, Slippers B. (2020) Invasive gall-forming wasps that threaten non-native plantation-grown Eucalyptus: diversity and invasion patterns. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 10.1111/afe.12402
Jactel H, Desprez-Loustau M-L, Battisti A, Brockerhoff E, Santini A, Stenlid J, Björkman C, Branco M, Dehnen-Schmutz K, Douma JC, Drakulic J, Drizou F, Eschen R, Franco JC, Gossner MM, Green S, Kenis M, Klapwijk MJ, Liebhold AM, Orazio C, Prospero S, Robinet C, Schroeder M, Slippers B, Stoev P, Sun J, van den Dool R, Wingfield MJ, Zalucki MP. (2020) Pathologists and entomologists must join forces against forest pest and pathogen invasions. Neobiota 58:107-127. 10.3897/neobiota.58.54389
Drenkhan R, Ganley B, Martin-Garcia J, Vahalik P, Adamson K, Adamcikova K, Ahumada R, Blank L, Braganca H, Capretti P, Capretti P, Cleary M, Cornejo C, Davydenko K, Diez J, Lehtiharvi H, Dvorak M, Enderle R, Fourie G, Georgieva M, Ghelardini L, Hantula J, Ioos R, Iturritxa E, Kanetis L, Karpun N, Koltay A, Landera E, Markovskaja S, Mesanza N, Milenkovic I, Musolin D, Musolin D, Nikolaou K, Nowakowske J, Ogris N, Oskay F, Oszaka T, Papazova-Anakieva I, Paraschiv M, Pasquali M, Pecori F, Rafoss T, Raitelaityte K, Raposo R, Robin C, Rodas C, Santini A, Sanz-Ros A, Selikhovkin A, Solla A, Soukainen M, Soulioti N, Steenkamp E, Tsopelas P, Vemic A, Vettraino A, Wingfield M, Woodward S, Zamora-Ballesteros C, Mullet M. (2020) Global geographic distribution and host range of Fusarium circinatum, the causal agent of Pine Pitch Canker. Forests 11(724):1-38. 10.3390/f11070724
Mutitu E, TB Hoareau, Hurley BP, Garnas JR, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2020) Reconstructing early routes of invasion of the bronze bug Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae): cities as bridgeheads for global pest invasions. Biological Invasions 10.1007/s10530-020-02258-w
Wondafrash M, Slippers B, Nambazimana A, Kayumba I, Nibouche S, van der Lingen S, Asfaw BA, Jenya H, Mutitu EK, Makowe IA, Chungu D, Kiwuso P, Kulimush E, Razafindrakotomamonjy A, Bosu PP, Sookar P, Hurley BP. (2020) Distribution and genetic diversity of five invasive pests of Eucalyptus in sub-Saharan Africa. Biological Invasions 22:2205–2221. 10.1007/s10530-020-02250-4
Gaudon JM, Lyons DB, Jones GC, Allison JD, Smith SM. (2020) Evaluating methods to detect and monitor North American larval parasitoids of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera; Buprestidae). The Canadian Entomologist 152(3):389-398. 10.4039/tce.2020.8
Vivas M, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2020) Maternal effects should be considered in the establishment of forestry plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 460:117909. 10.1016/j.foreco.2020.117909
Bouwer MC, MacQuarrie CJK, Aguirre-Gil OJ, Slippers B, Allison JD. (2020) Impact of intercept trap type on plume structure: a potential mechanism for differential performance of intercept trap designs for Monochamus species. . Journal of Pest Science 93:993-1005. 10.1007/s10340-020-01204-y
Faccoli M, Gallego D, Branco M, Brockerhoff EG, Corley J, Coyle DR, Hurley BP, Jactel H, Lakatos F, Lantschner V, Lawson S, Martínez G, Gómez DF, Avtzis D. (2020) A first worldwide multispecies survey of invasive Mediterranean pine bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae). Biological Invasions 10.1007/s10530-020-02219-3
Nagel J, Cruywagen EM, Machua J, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2020) Highly transferable microsatellite markers for the genera Lasiodiplodia and Neofusicoccum. Fungal Ecology 44:100903. 10.1016/j.funeco.2019.100903
Haavik LJ, Slippers B, Hurley BP, Dodds KJ, Scarr T, Turgeon JJ, Allison JD. (2020) Influence of the community of associates on Sirex noctilio brood production is contextual. Ecological Entomology 45:456-465. 10.1111/een.12810
Schröder ML, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Hurley BP. (2020) Invasion history and management of Eucalyptus snout beetles in the Gonipterus scutellatus species complex. Journal of Pest Science 93:11-25. 10.1007/s10340-019-01156-y PDF
Huang J, Seidel R, Gershenzon J, Kandasamy D, Meddens AJH, Chonggang X, Goodsman DW, Adams HD, Raffa KF, Hammerbacher A, Towbridge AM, Kautz M, Hartmann H. (2020) Tree defence and bark beetles in a drying world: carbon partitioning, functioning and modelling. New Phytologist 225:25-36.
Hurley BP, Fitza KNE, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2019) Sequence data reflect the introduction pathways of the Sirex woodwasp parasitoid, Ibalia leucospoides (Ibaliidae, Hymenoptera). Agricultural and Forest Entomology 10.1111/afe.12367
Allison JD, Slippers B, Bouwer M, Hurley BP. (2019) Simulated leks increase the capture of female Sirex noctilio in the absence of host volatiles. International Journal of Pest Management :1-7. 10.1080/09670874.2019.1695074 PDF
Allison JD, Bernard Slippers, Marc Bouwer, Hurley BP. (2019) Simulated leks increase the capture of female Sirex noctilio in the absence of host volatiles. International Journal of Pest Management 10.1080/09670874.2019.1695074
Hirsch H, Wingfield MJ, van Wilgen B, Ruwanza S, Klein H, Keet JH, Jones W, Hurley BP, Harding G, Geldenhuys CJ, Geerts S, Cheek M, Canavan S, Allsopp MH, Richardson DM. (2019) Eucalyptus camaldulensis in South Africa - past, present, future. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 10.1080/0035919X.2019.1669732
Katumanyane A, Malan AP, Tiedt LR, Hurley BP. (2019) Steinernema bertusi n. sp. (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae), a new entomopathogenic nematode from South Africa. Nematology 10.1163/15685411-00003309
Olatinwo RO, Schowalter TD, Doucet D, Bowman S, Johnson WC, Allison JD. (2019) Intergenic spacer single nucleotide polymorphisms for genotyping Amylostereum areolatum (Russulales: Amylostereacea) symbionts of Native and non-native Sirex species. Annals of the Entomological Society of America XX(XX):1-8. 10.1093/aesa/saz058 PDF
Messal M, Slippers B, Naidoo S, Bezuidt O, Kemler M. (2019) Active fungal communities in asymptomatic Eucalyptus grandis stems differ between a susceptible and resistant clone. Microorganisms 7(10):375. 10.3390/microorganisms7100375
Vainio EJ, Bezos D, Braganca H, Cleary M, Fourie G, Georgieva M, Ghelardini L, Hunnunen S, Ioos R, Martin-Garcia J, Martinez-Alvarez P, Mullet M, Oszako T, Papazova-Anakieve I, Piskur B, Romeralo C, Sanz-Ros A, Steenkamp ET, Tubby K, Wingfield MJ, Diez JJ. (2019) Sampling and detection strategies for the Pine Pitch Canker (PPC) disease pathogen Fusarium circinatum in Europe. Forests 10(723):1-28. 10.3390/f10090723 PDF
Postma A, Mlonyeni OX, Clasen F, Joubert F, Slippers B. (2019) The draft genome of Deladenus siricidicola. Journal of Nematology 51:e2019-36. 10.21307/jofnem-2019-036
Jami F, Marincowitz S, Slippers B, Crous PW, Le Roux JJ, Richardson DM, Wingfield MJ. (2019) Botryosphaeriaceae associated with Acacia heterophylla (La Reunion) and Acacia koa (Hawaii). Fungal Biology 10.1016/j.funbio.2019.07.001 PDF
Abate BA, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Conlong DE, Burger DA, Hurley BP. (2019) Virulence and survival of native entomopathogenic nematodes for the management of white grubs in South Africa. Biological Control 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2019.104043 PDF
Queffelec J, Wooding AL, Greef JM, Garnas JR, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2019) Mechanisms that influence sex ratio variation in the invasive hymenopteran Sirex noctilio in South Africa. Ecology and Evolution :1-8. 10.5061/dryad.f3p8j8g PDF
Ioos R, Aloi F, Piskur B, Guinet C, Mullet M, Berbegal M, Braganca H, Cacciola SO, Oskay F, Cornejo C, Adamson K, Douanla-Meli C, Kacergius A, Martinez-Alvarez P, Nowakowska JA, Luchi N, Vettraino AM, Ahumada R, Pasquali M, Fourie G, Kanetis L, Alves A, Ghelardini L, Dvorak M, Sanz-Ros A, Diez JJ, Baskarathevan J, Aguayo J. (2019) Transferability of PCR-based diagnostic protocols: An international collaborative case study assessing protocols targeting the quarantine pine pathogen Fusarium circinatum. Scientific Reports 10.1038/s41598-019-44672-8
Palmer M, Venter SN, McTaggart AR, Coetzee MPA, Van Wyk S, Avontuur JR, Beukes CW, Fourie G, Santana QC, Van der Nest MA, Blom J, Steenkamp ET. (2019) The synergistic effect of concatenation in phylogenomics: the case in Pantoea. PeerJ 10.7717/peerj.6698 PDF
Naidoo S, Slippers B, Plett JM, Coles D, Oates CN. (2019) The road to resistance in forest trees. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:273. 10.3389/fpls.2019.00273
Martın-Garcia J, Zas R, Solla A, Woodward S, Hantula J, Vainio EJ, Mullett M, Morales-Rodrıguez M, Vannini A, Martınez-Alvarez P, Pinto G, Alves A, Amaral J, Wingfield MJ, Fourie G, Steenkamp ET, Ahumada R, Sera B, Sanz-Ros AV, Raposo R, Elvira-Recuenco M, Iturritxa E, Gordon TR , Diez JJ. (2019) Environmentally friendly methods for controlling pine pitch canker . Plant Pathology 10(723):1-28. 10.1111/ppa.13009 PDF
Haavik LJ, Hurley BP, Allison JD. (2019) Effect of Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) attack density on Pinus sylvestris (Pinaceae) survival. Canadian Entomologist 10.4039/tce.2019.12
Wondafrash M, Slippers B, Hurley BP, Garnas J. (2019) Local antagonism and resource partitioning between two invasive pine plantation pests. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 10.1111/afe.12330 PDF
Van den Berg N, Du Toit M, Morgan SW, Fourie G, De Beer ZW. (2019) First Report of Fusarium euwallaceae on Persea americana in South Africa. Plant Disease 10.1094/PDIS-10-18-1818-PDN
Zlatkovic M, Wingfield MJ, Jami F, Slippers B. (2019) Genetic uniformity characterizes the invasive spread of Neofusicoccum parvum and Diplodia sapinea in the Western Balkans. Forest Pathology 49:e12491. 10.1111/efp.12491 PDF
Fitza KNE, Garnas JR, Lombardero MJ, Ayres MP, Krivak-Tetley FE, Ahumada R, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2019) The global diversity of Deladenus siricidicola in native and non-native populations. Biological Control 132:57-65. 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2019.01.014 PDF
Fitza KNE, Garnas JR, Lombardero MJ, Ayres MP, Krivak-Tetley FE, Ahumada R, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2019) The global diversity of Deladenus siricidicola in native and non-native populations. Biological Control 132:57-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2019.01.014
Allison JD, Strom B, Sweeney J, Mayo P. (2019) Trap Deployment Along Linear Transects Perpendicular to Forest Edges: Impact on Capture of Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Journal of Pest Science 92:299-308.
Meurisse N, Rassati D, Hurley BP, Brockerhoff EG, Haack RA. (2019) Common pathways by which non-native forest insects move internationally and domestically. Journal of Pest Science 10.1007/s10340-018-0990-0
Andrade SMM, Szczerbowski D, Vidal DM, Allison JD, Zarbin PHG. (2019) Mate recognition by the green mate borer, Hedypathes betulinus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae): The role of cuticular compounds.. Journal of Insect Behavior 32:120-133.
Biedermann P, Wingfield MJ, Vanderpool D, Turrini T, Six DL, Salle A, Krokene P, Kostovcik M, Kolarik M, Kandasamy D, Hofstetter RW, Hammerbacher A, Hagge J, Gruppe A, Grégoire JC, Müller J, Bässler C. (2019) ). Bark Beetle Population Dynamics in the Anthropocene: Challenges and Solutions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 34:914-924.
Chen J, Ullah C, Reichelt M, Gershenzon J, Hammerbacher A. (2019) Sclerotinia sclerotiorum circumvents flavonoid defences by catabolizing flavonol glycosides and aglycones. Plant Physiology 180:1975-1987.
Hammerbacher A, Kandasamy D, Ullah C, Wright LP, Schmidt A, Gershenzon J. (2019) Flavanone-3-hydroxylase plays an important role in the biosynthesis of spruce phenolic defences against bark beetles and their fungal associates. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:208.
Hammerbacher A, Coutinho TA, Gershenzon J. (2019) Roles of plant volatiles in defense against microbial pathogens and microbial exploitation of volatiles. Plant Cell and Environment 42:2827-2841.
Huang J, Trumbore S, Gershenzon J, Sala A, van Dam NM, Behrendt T, Gleixner G, Reichelt M, Weinhold A, Hammerbacher A, Hartmann H. (2019) Eyes on the future–evidence for trade‐offs between growth, storage and defense in Norway spruce. New Phytologist 222:144–158.
Kandasamy D, Gershenzon J, Andersson MN, Hammerbacher A. (2019) Volatile organic compounds influence the interaction of the Eurasian spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus) with its fungal symbionts. The ISME Journal 13:1788.
Roets F, Allison JD, Basson RJ. (2019) Recent records of fruit chafers (Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Cetoniini) in the southwestern Cape region of South Africa suggest that range expansions were facilitated by human-mediated jump-dispersal and pre-adaptation to transformed landscapes. African Entomology 27:135-145.
Ullah C, Tsai CJ, Unsicker SB, Xue L, Reichelt M, Gershenzon J, Hammerbacher A. (2019) Salicylic acid activates poplar defense against the biotrophic rust fungus Melampsora larici‐populina via increased biosynthesis of catechin and proanthocyanidins. New Phytologist 221:960-975.
Ullah C, Unsicker SB, Reichelt M, Gershenzon J, Hammerbacher A. (2019) Accumulation of catechin and proanthocyanidins in black poplar stems after infection by Plectosphaerella populi: hormonal regulation, biosynthesis and antifungal activity. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:1441.
Zhao T, Kandasamy D, Krokene P, Chen J, Gershenzon J, Hammerbacher A. (2019) Fungal associates of the tree-killing bark beetle, Ips typographus, vary in virulence, ability to degrade conifer phenolics and influence bark beetle tunneling behavior. Fungal Ecology 38:71-78.
Vivas M, Rolo V, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2018) Maternal environment regulates morphological and physiological traits in Eucalyptus grandis. Forest Ecology and Management 432(15):631-636. 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.10.016 PDF
Mlonyeni XO, Wingfield BD, Greeff JM, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2018) Population variation in traits of Deladenus siricidicola that could influence the biocontrol of Sirex noctilio in South Africa. International Journal of Pest Management 64(4):324-332. 10.1080/09670874.2017.1421327 PDF
Nel WJ, Duong TA, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD, Hammerbacher A, De Beer ZW. (2018) Heterothallism revealed in the root rot fungi Berkeleyomyces basicola and B. rouxiae. Fungal Biology 122(11):1031-1040. 10.1016/j.funbio.2018.08.006 PDF
Jami F , Marincowitz S, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2018) New Botryosphaeriales on native red milkwood (Mimusops caffra). Australasian Plant Pathology 47(5):475-484. 10.1007/s13313-019-00652-0 PDF
Mlonyeni XO, Wingfield MJ, Greeff JM, Wingfield BD, Slippers B. (2018) Genetic diversity of Amylostereum areolatum, the fungal symbiont of the invasive woodwasp Sirex noctilio in South Africa. Forest Pathology :e12449. 10.1111/efp.12449 PDF
Wingfield BD, Bills GF, Dong Y, Huang W, Nel WJ, Swalarsk-Parry BS, Vaghefi N, Wilken PM, An Z, de Beer ZW, De Vos L, Chen L, Duong TA, Gao Y, Hammerbacher A, Kikkert JR, Li Y, Li H, Li K, Li Q, Liu X, Ma X, Naidoo K, Pethybridge SJ, Sun J, Steenkamp ET, van der Nest M, van Wyk S, Wingfield MJ, Xiong C, Yue Q, Zhang X. (2018) IMA Genome-F 9 Draft genome sequence of Annulohypoxylon stygium, Aspergillus mulundensis, Berkeleyomyces basicola (syn. Thielaviopsis basicola), Ceratocystis smalleyi, two Cercospora beticola strains, Coleophoma cylindrospora, Fusarium fracticaudum, Phialophora cf. hyalina, and Morchella septimelata. IMA Fungus 9(1):199-223. 10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.13 PDF
Clasen FJ, Pierneef RE, Slippers B, Reva O. (2018) EuGI: a novel resource for studying genomic islands to facilitate horizontal gene transfer detection in eukaryotes. BMC Genomics 19:323. 10.1186/s12864-018-4724-8
Kanzaki N, Tanaka SE, Ito M, Tanaka K, Slippers B, Tabata M. (2018) Some additional bionomic characters of Deladenus nitobei. Nematology 20(6):597-599. 10.1163/15685411-00003168
Dittrich-Schröder G, Hoareau TB, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ, Lawson S, Nahrung HF, Slippers B. (2018) Population genetic analyses of complex global insect invasions in managed landscapes: a Leptocybe invasa (Hymenoptera) case study. Biological Invasions 20(9):2395-2420. 10.1007/s10530-018-1709-0 PDF
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 114:24-33. 10.1016/j.fgb.2018.03.003 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
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 20(4):355-371. 10.1163/15685411-00003144 PDF
Zlatkovic M, Wingfield MJ, Jami F, Slippers B. (2018) Host specificity of co-infecting Botryosphaeriaceae on ornamental and forest trees in the Western Balkans. Forest Pathology 10.1111/efp.12410 PDF
Bush SJ, Dittrich-Schröder D, Neser S, Gevers C, Baffoe KO, Slippers B, Hurley BP. (2018) First record of Quadristichus mendeli, a parasitoid of Leptocybe invasa, in South Africa. Southern Forests 10.2989/20702620.2017.1318347
Rodas CA, Hurley BP, Bolaños MD, Granados GM, Wingfield MJ. (2018) Biology of Litosermyle ocanae in Colombian Pinus patula plantations. Southern Forests 10.2989/20702620.2017.1334175 PDF
Eberl F, Hammerbacher A, Gershenzon J, Unsicker SB. (2018) Leaf rust infection reduces herbivore‐induced volatile emission in black poplar and attracts a generalist herbivore. . New Phytologist 220(3):760-772.
Eberl F, Perreca E, Vogel H, Wright LP, Hammerbacher A, Veit D, Gershenzon J, Unsicker SB. (2018) Rust Infection of Black Poplar Trees Reduces Photosynthesis but does Not Affect Isoprene Biosynthesis or Emission. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:1733.
Hammerbacher A, Wright L, Raguschke R, Gershenzon J. (2018) Gallocatechin biosynthesis via a flavonoid 3′, 5′-hydroxylase is a defense response in Norway spruce against infection by the bark beetle-associated sap-staining fungus Endoconidiophora polonica. Phytochemistry 148(1):78-86.
Otto M, Hammerbacher A, Petersen Y, Pierneef R, Coutinho TA. (2018) Phenolic compound degradation by Pseudomonas syringae phylogroup 2 strains. Journal of Plant Pathology 100(2):279-286.
Wingfield BD, Berger DK, Steenkamp ET, Lim H-J, Duong TA, Bluhm BH, De Beer ZW, De Vos L, Fourie G, Naidoo K, Olivier NA, Lin Y, Van der Peer Y, Joubert F, Crampton BG, Swart V, Soal N, Tatham C, Van der Nest MA, Van der Merwe NA, Van Wyk S, Wilken PM, Wingfield MJ. (2017) IMA Genome-F 8 Draft genome of Cercospora zeina, Fusarium pininemorale, Hawksworthiomyces lignivorus, Huntiella decipiens and Ophiostoma ips. IMA Fungus 8 (2):385‑396. 10.5598/imafungus.2017.08.02.10 PDF
Phasha MM, Wingfield BD, Coetzee MPA, Santana QC, Fourie G, Steenkamp ET. (2017) Architecture and distribution of introns in core genes of four Fusarium species. G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics 7(11):3809-3820. 10.1534/g3.117.300344
Jami F, Wingfield MJ, Gryzenhout M, Slippers B. (2017) Diversity of tree-infecting Botryosphaeriales on native and non-native trees in South Africa and Namibia. Australasian Plant Pathology 46(6):529-545. 10.1007/s13313-017-0516-x
Wondafrash M, Slippers B, Garnas J, Hurley BP. (2017) Parasitoid assemblage associated with a North American pine weevil in South Africa. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 10.1111/afe.12246
Mostert D, Molina AB, Daniells J, Fourie G, Hermanto C, Chao C-P, Fabregar E, Sinohin VG, Hossain MDS, Masdek N, Visarto P, Rajapakse C, Thanh DT, Thangavelu R, Li C, Yi G, Wei Y, Mostert L, Viljoen A. (2017) The distribution and host range of the banana Fusarium wilt fungus, Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense, in Asia. PLoS ONE 12(7):24. 10.1371/journal.pone.0181630
Hurley BP, Slippers B, Sathyapala S, Wingfield MJ. (2017) Challenges to planted forest health in developing economies. Biological Invasions 19(11):3273-3285. 10.1007/s10530-017-1488-z PDF
Bouwer MC, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Allison JD, Rohwer ER. (2017) Optimization of Pheromone Traps for Coryphodema tristis (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) . Journal of Economic Entomology 110(4):1603-1610. 10.1093/jee/tox171 PDF
Vivas M, Kemler M, Mphahlele MM, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2017) Maternal effects on phenotype, resistance and the structuring of fungal communities in Eucalyptus grandis. Environmental and Experimental Botany 140:120-127. 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2017.06.002 PDF
Zlatkovic M, Keca N, Wingfield MJ, Jami F, Slippers B. (2017) New and unexpected host associations for Diplodia sapinea in the Western Balkans. . Forest Pathology 47 10.1111/efp.12328 PDF
Crous CJ, Burgess TI, Le Roux JJ, Richardson DM, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2017) Ecological disequilibrium drives insect pest and pathogen accumulation in non-native trees. AoB Plants 9:plw081. 10.1093/aobpla/plw081 PDF
Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Wingfield BD, Barnes I. (2017) The unified framework for biological invasions: a forest fungal pathogen perspective. Biological Invasions 19(11):3201-3214. 10.1007/s10530-017-1450-0
Pavlic-Zupanc D, Maleme HM, Piškur B, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2017) Diversity, phylogeny and pathogenicity of Botryosphaeriaceae on non-native Eucalyptus grown in an urban environment: A case study. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 26:139-148. 10.1016/j.ufug.2017.04.009 PDF
Faulkner KT, Hurley BP, Robertson MP, Rouget M, Wilson JRU. (2017) The balance of trade in alien species between South Africa and the rest of Africa. Bothalia 47(2):1-16. 10.4102/abc.v47i2.2157
Kenis M, Hurley BP, Hajek A, Cock MJW. (2017) Classical biological control of insect pests of trees: facts and figures. Biological Invasions 19(11):3401-3417. 10.1007/s10530-017-1414-4
Nemesio-Gorriz M, Blair PB, Dalman K, Hammerbacher A, Arnerup J, Stenlid J, Mukhtar SM, Elfstrand M. (2017) Identification of Norway Spruce MYB-bHLH-WDR Transcription Factor Complex Members Linked to Regulation of the Flavonoid Pathway. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:305. 10.3389/fpls.2017.00305
Slippers B, Crous PW, Jami F, Groenewald JZ, Wingfield MJ. (2017) Diversity in the Botryosphaeriales : Looking back, looking forward. Fungal Biology 121(4):307-322. 10.1016/j.funbio.2017.02.002 PDF
Crous PW, Slippers B, Groenewald JZ, Wingfield MJ. (2017) Botryosphaeriaceae: Systematics, pathology, and genetics. Fungal Biology 121(4):305-306. 10.1016/j.funbio.2017.01.003 PDF
Human ZR, Slippers B, De Beer ZW, Wingfield MJ, Venter SN. (2017) Antifungal actinomycetes associated with the pine bark beetle, Orthotomicus erosus, in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 113(1/2):2016-0215. 10.17159/sajs.2017/20160215 PDF
Abate BA, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Hurley BP. (2017) Commercialization of entomopathogenic nematodes: should import regulations be revised?. Biocontrol Science and Technology 27(2):149-168. 10.1080/09583157.2016.1278200 PDF
Marsberg A, Kemler M, Jami F, Nagel JH, Postma-Smidt A, Naidoo S, Wingfield MJ, Crous PW, Spatafora J, Hesse CN, Robbertse B, Slippers B. (2017) Botryosphaeria dothidea: A latent pathogen of global importance to woody plant health. Molecular Plant Pathology 18:477–488. 10.1111/mpp.12495 PDF
Olivier-Espejel S, Hurley BP, Garnas J. (2017) Assessment of beetle diversity, community composition and potential threats to forestry using kairomone-baited traps. Bulletin of Entomological Research 107(1):106-117. 10.1017/S0007485316000699
Cruywagen EM, Slippers B, Roux J, Wingfield MJ. (2017) Phylogenetic Species Recognition and hybridisation in Lasiodiplodia: A case study on species from baobabs. Fungal Biology 121(4):420-436. 10.1016/j.funbio.2016.07.014 PDF
Rodas C.A, Hurley B.P., Bolanos M.D, Granados G.M, Wingfield M.J. (2017) Biology of Litosermyle ocanae in Colombian Pinus patula plantations. Southern Forests :1-6. 10.2989/20702620.2017.1334175 PDF
Ullah C, Unsicker SB, Fellenberg C, Constabel CP, Schmidt A, Gershenzon J, Hammerbacher A. (2017) Flavan-3-ols are an Effective Chemical Defense against Rust infection. Plant Physiology 175(4):1560-1578.
Mehl JWM, Slippers B, Roux J, Wingfield MJ. (2017) Overlap of latent pathogens in the Botryosphaeriaceae on a native and agricultural host. Fungal Biology 121(4):405-419. 10.1016/j.funbio.2016.07.015 PDF
Mehl JWM, Wingfield MJ, Roux J, Slippers B. (2017) Invasive everywhere? Phylogeographic analysis of the globally distributed tree pathogen Lasiodiplodia theobromae. Forests 8(5):145. 10.3390/f8050145 PDF
Burgess TI, Crous CJ, Slippers B, Hantula J, Wingfield MJ. (2016) Tree invasions and biosecurity: eco-evolutionary dynamics of hitchhiking fungi. AoB Plants 8:plw076. 10.1093/aobpla/plw076
Wingfield BD, Duong TA, Hammerbacher A, van der Nest MA, Wilson A, Chang R, de Beer ZW, Steenkamp ET, Wilken PM, Naidoo K, Wingfield MJ. (2016) IMA Genome-F 7 Draft genome sequences for Ceratocystis fagacearum, C. harringtonii, Grosmannia penicillata, and Huntiella bhutanensis. IMA Fungus 7(2):317-323. 10.5598/imafungus.2016.07.02.11 PDF
Slippers B. (2016) ASSAf and young scientists: Transforming the future of science in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 112:a0189. 10.17159/sajs.2016/a0189 PDF
Oates CN, Denby KJ, Myburg AA, Slippers B, Naidoo S. (2016) Insect gallers and their plant hosts: From omics data to systems biology. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 17(11):1891. 10.3390/ijms17111891 PDF
Crous PW, Groenewald JZ, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2016) Global food and fibre security threatened by current inefficiencies in fungal identification. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371:20160024. 10.1098/rstb.2016.0024 PDF
Fitza KNE, Tabata M, Kanzaki N, Kimura K, Garnas J, Slippers B. (2016) Host specificity and diversity of Amylostereum associated with Japanese siricids. Fungal Ecology 24(A):76-81. 10.1016/j.funeco.2016.08.005
Kanzaki N, Tanaka SE, Fitza KNE, Kosaka H, Slippers B, Kimura K, Tsuchiya S, Tabata M. (2016) Deladenus nitobei n. sp. (Tylenchomorpha: Allantonematidae) isolated from Sirex nitobei (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) from Aomori, Japan, a new member of the siricidicola superspecies. Nematology 18(10):1199-1217. 10.1163/15685411-00003025
Human ZR, Moon K, Bae M, De Beer ZW, Cha S, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Oh D-C, Venter SN. (2016) Antifungal Streptomyces spp. associated with the infructescences of Protea spp. in South Africa. Frontiers in Microbiology 7(1657) 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01657 PDF
Bush SJ, Slippers B, Neser S, Harney M, Dittrich-Schröder G, Hurley BP. (2016) Six recently recorded Australian insects associated with Eucalyptus in South Africa. African Entomology 24(2):539-544. 10.4001/003.024.0539
Kandasamy D, Gershenzon J, Hammerbacher A. (2016) Volatile organic compounds emitted by fungal associates of conifer bark beetles and their potential in bark beetle control. Journal of Chemical Ecology :1-18. 10.1007/s10886-016-0768-x PDF
Zlatković M, Keča N, Wingfield MJ, Jami F, Slippers B. (2016) Shot hole disease on Prunus laurocerasus caused by Neofusicoccum parvum in Serbia. Forest Pathology 46(6):666-669. 10.1111/efp.12300 PDF
Wingfield BD, Ambler JM, Coetzee MPA, De Beer ZW, Duong TA, Joubert F, Hammerbacher A, McTaggart AR, Naidoo K, Nguyen HDT, Ponomareva E, Santana QS, Seifert KA, Steenkamp ET, Trollip C, Van der Nest MA, Visagie CM, Wilken PM, Wingfield MJ, Yilmaz N. (2016) IMA Genome-F 6: Draft genome sequences of Armillaria fuscipes, Ceratocystiopsis minuta, Ceratocystis adiposa, Endoconidiophora laricicola, E. polonica and Penicillium freii DAOMC 242723. IMA Fungus 7(1):217-227. 10.5598/imafungus.2016.07.01.11 PDF
McTaggart AR, van der Nest MA, Steenkamp ET, Roux J, Slippers B, Shuey LS, Wingfield MJ, Drenth A. (2016) Fungal Genomics Challenges the Dogma of Name-Based Biosecurity. PLoS Pathogens 12(5):e1005475. 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005475 PDF
Wondafrash M, Slippers B, Garnas J, Roux G, Foit J, Langor DW, Hurley BP. (2016) Identification and genetic diversity of two invasive Pissodes spp. Germar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in their introduced range in the southern hemisphere. Biological Invasions 18:2283. 10.1007/s10530-016-1159-5
Garnas J, Auger-Rozenberg M, Roques A, Bertelsmeier C, Wingfield MJ, Saccaggi DL, Roy HE, Slippers B. (2016) Complex patterns of global spread in invasive insects: Eco-evolutionary and management consequences. Biological Invasions 18(4):935-952. 10.1007/s10530-016-1082-9 PDF
Hurley BP, Garnas J, Wingfield MJ, Branco M, Richardson DM, Slippers B. (2016) Increasing numbers and intercontinental spread of invasive insects on eucalypts. Biological Invasions 18(4):921-933. 10.1007/s10530-016-1081-x PDF
Wingfield MJ, Garnas JR, Hajek A, Hurley BP, de Beer ZW, Taerum SJ. (2016) Novel and co-evolved associations between insects and microorganisms as drivers of forest pestilence. Biological Invasions 18(4):1045-1056. 10.1007/s10530-016-1084-7 PDF
Hajek AE, Hurley BP, Kenis M, Garnas J, Bush SJ, Wingfield MJ, Lenteren JCV, Cock MJW. (2016) Exotic biological control agents: a solution or contribution to arthropod invasions?. Biological Invasions 18(4):953-969. 10.1007/s10530-016-1075-8 PDF
Zlatković M, Keca N, Wingfield MJ, Jami F, Slippers B. (2016) Botryosphaeriaceae associated with the die-back of ornamental trees in the Western Balkans. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 109(4):543-564. 10.1007/s10482-016-0659-8 PDF
Abate BA, Malan AP, Tiedt LR, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Hurley BP. (2016) Steinernema fabii n. sp. (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae), a new entomopathogenic nematode from South Africa. Nematology 18(2):235-255. 10.1163/15685411-00002956 PDF
Nemesio-Gorriz M, Hammerbacher A, Ihrmark K, Källman T, Olsen A, Lascoux M, Stenlid J, Gershenzon J, Elfstrand M. (2016) Different alleles of a gene encoding leucoanthocyanidin reductase (PaLAR3) influence resistance against the fungus Heterobasidion parviporum in Picea abies. . Plant Physiology 171(4):2671-2681.
Wadke N, Kandasamy D, Vogel H, Lah L, Wingfield BD, Paetz C, Wright LP, Gershenzon J, Hammerbacher A. (2016) Catechol dioxygenases catalyzing the first step in Norway spruce phenolic degradation are key virulence factors in the bark beetle-vectored fungus Endoconidiophora polonica. . Plant Physiology 171(2):914-931.
Marzano M, Dandy N, Papazova-Anakieva I, Avtzis D, Connolly T, Eschen R, Glavendekić M, Hurley BP, Lindelöw Å, Matošević D, Tomov R, Vettraino AM. (2016) Assessing awareness of tree pests and pathogens amongst tree professionals: A pan-European perspective. Forest Policy and Economics 70:164-171. PDF
Rossman AY, Crous PW, Hyde KD, Hawksworth DL, Aptroot A, Bezerra JL, Bhat JD, Boehm E, Braun U, Boonmee S, Camporesi E, Chomnunti P, Dai D-Q, D'Souza MJ, Dissanayake A, Jones EBG, Groenewald JZ, Hernández-Restrepo M, Hongsanan S, Jaklitsch WM, Jayawardena R, Jing LW, Kirk PM, Lawrey JD, Mapook A, McKenzie EHC, Monkai J, Phillips AJL, Phookamsak R, Raja HA, Seifert KA, Senanayake I, Slippers B, et al.. (2015) Recommended names for pleomorphic genera in Dothideomycetes. IMA Fungus 6(2):507-523. 10.5598/imafungus.2015.06.02.14 PDF
Wingfield MJ, Brockerhoff EG, Wingfield BD, Slippers B. (2015) Planted forest health: The need for a global strategy. Science 349(6250):832-836. 10.1126/science.aac6674 PDF
Nagel JH, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Gryzenhout M. (2015) Multiple Phytophthora species associated with a single riparian ecosystem in South Africa. Mycologia 107(5):915–925. 10.3852/13-380 PDF
Pavlic-Zupanc D, Piskur B, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Jurc D. (2015) Molecular and morphological characterization of Dothiorella species associated with dieback of Ostrya carpinifolia in Slovenia and Italy. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 54(2):222-231. 10.14601/Phytopathol_Mediterr-15011 PDF
Vivas M, Kemler M, Slippers B. (2015) Maternal effects on tree phenotypes: considering the microbiome. Trends in Plant Science 20(9):541–544. 10.1016/j.tplants.2015.06.002
Wingfield BD, Ades PK, Al-Naemi FA, Beirn LA, Bihon W, Crouch JA, De Beer ZW, De Vos L, Duong TA, Fields CJ, Fourie G, Kanzi AM, Malapi-Wight M, Pethybridge SJ, Radwan O, Rendon G, Slippers B, Santana QC, Steenkamp ET, Taylor PWJ, Vaghefi N, Van der Merwe NA, Veltri D, Wingfield MJ. (2015) IMA Genome-F 4. Draft genome sequences of Chrysoporthe austroafricana, Diplodia scrobiculata, Fusarium nygamai, Leptographium lundbergii, Limonomyces culmigenus, Stagonosporopsis tanaceti, and Thielaviopsis punctulata. IMA Fungus 6(1):233-248. 10.5598/imafungus.2015.06.01.15 PDF
Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Guarro J, Hernandez-Restrepo M, Sutton DA, Acharya K, Barber PA, Boekhout T, Dimitrov RA, Duenas M, Dutta AK, Gene J, Gouliamova DE, Groenewald M, Lombard L, Morozova OV, Sarkar J, Smith MTh, Stchigel AM, Wiederhold NP, Alexandrova AV, Antelmi I, Armengol J, Barnes I, Cano-Lira JF, Castaneda Ruiz RF, Contu M, Courtecuisse PrR, Da Silveira AL, Decock CA, De Goes A, Edathodu J, Ercole E, Firmino AC, Fourie A, Fournier J, Furtado EL, Geering ADW, Gershenzon J, Giraldo A, Gramaje D, Hammerbacher A, He X-L, Haryadi D, Khemmuk W, Kovalenko AE, Krawczynski R, Laich F, Lechat C, Lopes UP, Madrid H, Malysheva EF, Marin-Felix Y, Martin MP, Mostert L, Nigro F, Pereira OL, Picillo B, Pinho DB, Popov ES, Rodas Pelaez CA, Rooney-Latham S, Sandoval-Denis M, Shivas RG, Silva V, Stoilova-Disheva MM, Telleria MT, Ullah C, Unsicker SB, Van der Merwe NA, Vizzini A, Wagner H-G, Wong PTW, Wood AR, Groenewald JZ. (2015) Fungal Planet description sheets: 320–370. Persoonia 34:167-266. 10.3767/003158515X688433 PDF
Jami F, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Loots MT, Gryzenhout M. (2015) Temporal and spatial variation of Botryosphaeriaceae associated with Acacia karroo in South Africa. Fungal Ecology 15:51-62. 10.1016/j.funeco.2015.03.001 PDF
Oates CN, Külheim C, Myburg AA, Slippers B, Naidoo S. (2015) The transcriptome and terpene profile of Eucalyptus grandis reveals mechanisms of defence against the insect pest, Leptocybe invasa. Plant & Cell Physiology 56(7):1418-1428. 10.1093/pcp/pcv064
Cruywagen EM, Crous PW, Roux J, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2015) Fungi associated with black mould on baobab trees in southern Africa. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 108(1):85-95. 10.1007/s10482-015-0466-7 PDF
Rodas CA, Serna R, Bolaños MD, Granados GM, Wingfield MJ, Hurley BP. (2015) Biology, incidence and host susceptibility of Pineus boerneri (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) in Colombian pine plantations. Southern Forests 77:165-171. 10.2989/20702620.2014.1001662 PDF
Bouwer MC, Slippers B, Degefu D, Wingfield MJ, Lawson S, Rohwer ER. (2015) Identification of the Sex Pheromone of the Tree Infesting Cossid Moth Coryphodema tristis (Lepidoptera: Cossidae). PLoS ONE 10:e0118575. 10.1371/journal.pone.0118575 PDF
Slippers B, Alisic E. (2015) Leadership training for African scientists. Nature 519:414. 10.1038/519414c
Slippers B, Vogel C, Fioramonti L. (2015) Opportunities for African research institutions. Chemical Technology March:3. PDF
Slippers B, Vogel C, Fioramonti L. (2015) Global trends and opportunities for development of African research universities. South African Journal of Science 111 10.17159/sajs.2015/a0093 PDF
Slippers B, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ. (2015) Sirex Woodwasp: A model for evolving management paradigms of invasive forest pests. Annual Review of Entomology 60:601-619. 10.1146/annurev-ento-010814-021118 PDF
Nadel RL, Wingfield MJ, Scholes MC, Garnas JR, Lawson SA, Slippers B. (2015) Population dynamics of Thaumastocoris peregrinus in Eucalyptus plantations of South Africa. Journal of Pest Science 88:97-106. 10.1007/s10340-014-0558-6 PDF
Hurley BP, Garnas J, Cooperband MF. (2015) Assessing trap and lure effectiveness for the monitoring of Sirex noctilio. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 17(1):64-70. PDF
De Vos L, Steenkamp ET, Martin SH, Santana QC, Fourie G, Van der Merwe NA, Wingfield MJ, Wingfied BD. (2014) Genome-wide macrosynteny among Fusarium species in the Gibberella fujikuroi complex revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphisms. PLoS ONE 9(12):e114682. 10.1371/journal.pone.0114682 PDF
Rodas CA, Serna R, Hurley BP, Bolaños MD, Granados GM, Wingfield MJ. (2014) Three new and important insect pests recorded for the first time in Colombian plantations. Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science 76(4):245-252. 10.2989/20702620.2014.965983 PDF
Slippers B, Roux J, Wingfield MJ, Van der Walt FJJ, Jami F, Mehl JWM, Marais GJ. (2014) Confronting the constraints of morphological taxonomy in the Botryosphaeriales. Persoonia 33:155-168. 10.3767/003158514X684780 PDF
Pavlic-Zupanc D, Wingfield MJ, Boissin E, Slippers B. (2014) The distribution of genetic diversity in the Neofusicoccum parvum/N. ribis complex suggests structure correlated with level of disturbance. Fungal Ecology 13:93-102. 10.1016/j.funeco.2014.09.002 PDF
Morris AR, Fourie G, Greyling I, Steenkamp ET, Jones NB. (2014) Re-use of seedling containers and Fusarium circinatum association with asymptomatic Pinus patula planting stock. Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science 76(3):177-187. 10.2989/20702620.2014.957491
Bouwer MC, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Rohwer ER. (2014) Chemical signatures affecting host choice in the Eucalyptus herbivore, Gonipterus sp. (Curculionidae: Coleoptera). Arthropod-Plant Interactions 8(5):439-451. 10.1007/s11829-014-9327-y PDF
Dittrich-Schroder G, Harney M, Neser S, Joffe T, Bush S, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2014) Biology and host preference of Selitrichodes neseri: A potential biological control agent of the Eucalyptus gall wasp, Leptocybe invasa. Biological Control 78:33-41. 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2014.07.004 PDF
Swett CL, Porter B, Fourie G, Steenkamp ET, Gordon TR, Wingfield MJ. (2014) Association of the pitch canker pathogen Fusarium circinatum with grass hosts in commercial pine production areas of South Africa. Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science 76(3):161-166. 10.2989/20702620.2014.916087 PDF
Van der Nest MA, Bihon W, De Vos L, Naidoo K, Roodt D, Rubagotti E, Slippers B, Steenkamp ET, Wilken PM, Wilson A, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2014) Draft genome sequences of Diplodia sapinea, Ceratocystis manginecans, and Ceratocystis moniliformis. IMA Fungus 5(1):135-140. 10.5598/imafungus.2014.05.01.13 PDF
Yek S-H, Slippers B. (2014) Biocontrol opportunities to study microevolution in invasive populations. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29:429-430. 10.1016/j.tree.2014.05.008
Jones NB, Ford CM, Light ME, Nadel RL, Greyling I, Fourie G, Wingfield MJ, Morris AR. (2014) Effect on nursery and field performance of Pinus patula seedlings after inoculation with Fusarium circinatum. Southern Forests 76(3):125-136. 10.2989/20702620.2014.916503 PDF
Marsberg A, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Gryzenhout M. (2014) Endophyte isolations from Syzygium cordatum and a Eucalyptus clone (Myrtaceae) reveal new host and geographical reports for the Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae. Australasian Plant Pathology 43(5):503-512. 10.1007/s13313-014-0290-y PDF
Fourie G, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD, Jones NB, Morris AR, Steenkamp ET. (2014) Culture-independent detection and quantification of Fusarium circinatum in a pine-producing seedling nursery. Southern Forests 76(3):137-143. 10.2989/20702620.2014.899058 PDF
Perez G, Burgess TI, Slippers B, Carnegie AJ, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2014) Teratosphaeria pseudonubilosa sp nov., a serious Eucalyptus leaf pathogen in the Teratosphaeria nubilosa species complex. Australasian Plant Pathology 43(1):67-77. 10.1007/s13313-013-0245-8 PDF
Jami F, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Gryzenhout M. (2014) Botryosphaeriaceae species overlap on four unrelated, native South African hosts. Fungal Biology 118:168-179. 10.1016/j.funbio.2013.11.007 PDF
Bihon W, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Duong TA, Wingfield BD. (2014) MAT gene idiomorphs suggest a heterothallic sexual cycle in a predominantly asexual and important pine pathogen. Fungal Genetics and Biology 62:55-61. 10.1016/j.fgb.2013.10.013 PDF
Mehl JWM, Slippers B, Roux J, Wingfield MJ. (2014) Botryosphaeriaceae associated with die-back of Schizolobium parahyba trees in South Africa and Ecuador. Forest Pathology 44:396-408. 10.1111/efp.12116 PDF
Kemler M, Garnas JR, Wingfield MJ, Gryzenhout M, Pillay KA, Slippers B. (2013) Ion Torrent PGM as tool for fungal community analysis: A case study of endophytes in Eucalyptus grandis reveals high taxonomic diversity. PLoS ONE 8(12):e81718. 10.1371/journal.pone.0081718 PDF
Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Guarro J, Cheewangkoon R, van der Bank M, Swart WJ, Stchigel AM, Cano-Lira JF, Roux J, Madrid H, Damm U, Wood AR, Shuttleworth LA, Hodges CS, Munster M, de Jesús Yáñez-Morales M, Zúñiga-Estrada L, Cruywagen EM, de Hoog GS, Silvera C, Najafzadeh J, Davison EM, Davison PJN, Barrett MD, Barrett RL, Manamgoda DS, Minnis AM, Kleczewski NM, Luke Flory S, Castlebury LA, Clay K, Hyde KD, Maússe-Sitoe SND, Chen S, Lechat C, Hairaud M, Lesage-Meessen L, Pawłowska J, Wilk M, Śliwińska-Wyrzychowska A, Mętrak M, Wrzosek M, Pavlic-Zupanc D, Maleme HM, Slippers B, MacCormack WP, Archuvy DI, Grünwald NJ, Teresa Tellería M, Dueñas M, Martín MP, Marincowitz S, de Beer ZW, et al. (2013) Fungal Planet description sheets: 154–213. Persoonia 31:188-295. 10.3767/003158513X675925 PDF
Phillips AJL, Alves A, Abdollahzadeh J, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Crous PW. (2013) The Botryosphaeriaceae: genera and species known from culture. Studies in Mycology 76(1):51-167. 10.3114/sim0021 PDF
Slippers B, Boissin E, Phillips AJL, Groenewald E, Lombard L, Wingfield MJ, Postma A, Burgess T, Crous PW. (2013) Phylogenetic lineages in the Botryosphaeriales: a systematic and evolutionary framework. Studies in Mycology 76(1):31-49. 10.3114/sim0020 PDF
Slippers B. (2013) Young scientists: Public engagement should start early. Nature 498:299. 10.1038/498299d PDF
van der Nest MA, Steenkamp ET, Wilken MP, Stenlid J, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD, Slippers B. (2013) Mutualism and asexual reproduction influence recognition genes in a fungal symbiont. Fungal Biology 117:439-450. 10.1016/j.funbio.2013.05.001 PDF
Ahumada R, Rotella A, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2013) Pathogenicity and sporulation of Phytophthora pinifolia on Pinus radiata in Chile. Australasian Plant Pathology 42(4):413-420. 10.1007/s13313-013-0212-4 PDF
Jami F, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Gryzenhout M. (2013) Botryosphaeriaceae diversity greater in healthy than associated diseased Acacia karroo tree tissue. Australasian Plant Pathology 42(4):421-430. 10.1007/s13313-013-0209-z PDF
Degefu DT, Hurley BP, Garnas JR, Wingfield MJ, Ahumada R, Slippers B. (2013) Parallel host range expansion in two unrelated cossid moths infesting Eucalyptus nitens on two continents. Ecological Entomology 38:112-116. 10.1111/j.1365-2311.2012.01396.x PDF
Fourie G, van der Merwe NA, Wingfield BD, Bogale M, Tudzynski B, Wingfield MJ, Steenkamp ET. (2013) Evidence for inter-specific recombination among the mitochondrial genomes of Fusarium species in the Gibberella fujikuroi complex. BMC Genomics 14:605. 10.1186/1471-2164-14-605 PDF
Mutitu EK, Garnas JR, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ, Harney M, Bush SJ, Slippers B. (2013) Biology and rearing of Cleruchoides noackae (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), an egg parasitoid for the biological control of Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae). Journal of Economic Entomology 106:1979-1985. 10.1603/EC13135 PDF
Nagel JH, Gryzenhout M, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Hardy GE, Stukely MJC, Burgess TI. (2013) Characterization of Phytophthora hybrids from ITS clade 6 associated with riparian ecosystems in South Africa and Australia. Fungal Biology 117:329-347. 10.1016/j.funbio.2013.03.004 PDF
Pillay K, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Gryzenhout M. (2013) Diversity and distribution of co-infecting Botryosphaeriaceae from Eucalyptus grandis and Syzygium cordatum in South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 84:38-43. 10.1016/j.sajb.2012.09.003 PDF
Wingfield MJ, Roux J, Slippers B, Hurley BP, Garnas J, Myburg AA, Wingfield BD. (2013) Established and new technologies reduce increasing pest and pathogen threats to Eucalypt plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 301:35-42. 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.09.002 PDF
Wooding AL, Wingfield MJ, Hurley BP, Garnas JR, De Groot P, Slippers B. (2013) Lack of fidelity revealed in an insect-fungal mutualism after invasion. Biology Letters 9(4):1-4. 10.1098/rsbl.2013.0609 PDF
Slippers B. (2012) Small science: view from developing nations. Science 338(6109):882. 10.1126/science.338.6109.882-b PDF
Slippers B. (2012) Young scientists reflect on how to effect real change for Rio+4. South African Journal of Science 6/7:1340. 10.4102/sajs.v108i7/8.1340 PDF
Wingfield BD, Steenkamp ET, Santana QC, Coetzee MPA, Bam S, Barnes I, Beukes CW, Chane W-Y, de Vos L, Fourie G, Friend M, Gordon TR, Herron DA, Holt C, Korf I, Kvas M, Martin SH, Mlonyeni XO, Naidoo K, Phasha MM, Postma A, Reva O, Roos H, Simpson M, Slinski S, Slippers B, Sutherland R, van der Merwe NA, van der Nest MA, Venter SNV, Wilken PM, Yandell M, Zipfel R, Wingfield MJ. (2012) First fungal genome sequence from Africa: a preliminary analysis. South African Journal of Science 108:104-122. 10.4102/sajs.v108i1/2.537 PDF
Wingfield MJ, De Beer ZW, Slippers B, Wingfield BD, Groenewald JZ, Lombard L, Crous PW. (2012) One fungus, one name promotes progressive plant pathology. Molecular Plant Pathology 13(6):604-613. 10.1111/j.1364-3703.2011.00768.x PDF
Jami F, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Gryzenhout M. (2012) Five new species of the Botryosphaeriaceae from Acacia karroo in South Africa. Cryptogamie Mycologie 33(3):245-266. 10.7872/crym.v33.iss3.2012.245 PDF
Ahumada R, Rotella A, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2012) Potential of Phytophthora pinifolia to spread via sawn green lumber: A preliminary investigation. Southern Forests 74:211-216. 10.2989/20702620.2012.717381 PDF
Begoude Boyogueno AD, Slippers B, Perez G, Wingfield MJ, Roux J. (2012) High gene flow and outcrossing within populations of two cryptic fungal pathogens on a native and non-native host in Cameroon. Fungal Biology 116:343-353. 10.1016/j.funbio.2011.12.001 PDF
Bihon W, Burgess T, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2012) High levels of genetic diversity and cryptic recombination is widespread in introduced Diplodia pinea populations. Australasian Plant Pathology 41:41-46. 10.1007/s13313-011-0086-2 PDF
Bihon W, Slippers B, Burgess T, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2012) Diverse sources of infection and cryptic recombination revealed in South African Diplodia pinea populations. Fungal Biology 116:112-120. 10.1016/j.funbio.2011.10.006 PDF
Boissin E, Hurley B, Wingfield MJ, Vasaitis R, Stenlid J, Davis C, De Groot P, Ahumada R, Carnegie A, Goldarazena A, Klasmer P, Wermelinger B, Slippers B. (2012) Retracing the routes of introduction of invasive species: The case of the Sirex noctilio woodwasp. Molecular Ecology 21:5728-5744. 10.1111/mec.12065 PDF
Dittrich-Schröder G, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B. (2012) Diversity in Eucalyptus susceptibility to the gall-forming wasp Leptocybe invasa. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 14:419-427. 10.1111/j.1461-9563.2012.00583.x PDF
Dittrich-Schröder G, Wingfield MJ, Klein H, Slippers B. (2012) DNA extraction techniques for DNA barcoding of minute gall-inhabiting wasps. Molecular Ecology Resources 12:109-115. 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03074.x PDF
Dittrich-Schroder G, Wingfield MJ, Klein H, Slippers B. (2012) DNA extraction techniques for DNA barcoding of minute gall-inhabiting wasps. Molecular Ecology Resources 12:109-115.
Garnas JR, Hurley BP, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2012) Biological control of forest plantation pests in an interconnected world requires greater international focus. International Journal of Pest Management 58:211-223. 10.1080/09670874.2012.698764 PDF
Hurley BP, Slippers J, Wingfield MJ, Dyer C, Slippers B. (2012) Perception and knowledge of the Sirex woodwasp and other forest pests in South Africa. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 14:306-316. 10.1111/j.1461-9563.2012.00570.x PDF
Hurley BP, Hatting HJ, Wingfield MJ, Klepzig KD, Slippers B. (2012) The influence of Amylostereum areolatum diversity and competitive interactions on the fitness of the Sirex parasitic nematode Deladenus siricidicola. Biological Control 61:207-214. 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2012.02.006 PDF
Kelly J, La Salle J, Harney M, Dittrich-Schröder G, Hurley BP. (2012) Selitrichodes neseri n. sp., a new parasitoid of the eucalyptus gall wasp Leptocybe invasa Fisher & La Salle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Tetrastichinae). Zootaxa 3333:50-57. PDF
Nadel RL, Wingfield MJ, Scholes MC, Lawson SA, Slippers B. (2012) The potential for monitoring and control of insect pests in Southern Hemisphere forestry plantations using semiochemicals. Annals of Forest Science 69:757-767. 10.1007/s13595-012-0200-9 PDF
Nadel RL, Wingfield MJ, Scholes MC, Lawson SA, Noack AE, Neser S, Slippers B. (2012) Mitochondrial DNA diversity of Cleruchoides noackae (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae): A potential biological control agent for Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae). BioControl 57:397-404. 10.1007/s10526-011-9409-z PDF
Pérez G, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD, Carnegie AJ, Burgess TI. (2012) Cryptic species, native populations and biological invasions by a eucalypt forest pathogen. Molecular Ecology 21:4452-4471. 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05714.x PDF
Slippers B, Majozi T, Nelwamondo FV, Steenkamp CM, Van Heerden E, Wright CY. (2011) Internet access constrains science development and training at South African universities. South African Journal of Science 107:1. 10.4102/sajs. v107i9/10.685 PDF
Hawksworth DL, Crous PW, Redhead SA, Reynolds DR, Samson RA, Seifert KA, Taylor JW, Wingfield MJ, Abaci O, Aime C, Asan A, Bai F, De Beer ZW, Begerow D, Berikten D, Boekhout T, Buchanan PK, Burgess T, Buzina W, Cai L, Cannon PF, Crane JL, Damm U, Daniel H-, Van Diepeningen AD, Druzhinina I, Dyer PS, Eberhardt U, Fell JW, Frisvad JC, Geiser DM, Geml J, Glienke C, Gräfenhan T, Groenewald JZ, Groenewald M, De Gruyter J, Guého-Kellermann E, Guo L-, Hibbett DS, Hong S, De Hoog GS, Houbraken J, Huhndorf SM, Hyde KD, Ismail A, Johnston PR, Kadaifciler DG, Kirk PM, Kõljalg U, Kurtzman CP, Lagneau PE, Lévesque CA, Liu X, Lombard L, Meyer W, Miller AN, Minter DW, Najafzadeh NJ, Norvell L, Ozerskaya SM, Öziç R, Pennycook SR, Peterson SW, Pettersson OV, Quaedvlieg W, Robert VA, Ruibal C, Schnürer J, Schroers HJ, Shivas R, Slippers B, et al. (2011) The Amsterdam Declaration on Fungal Nomenclature. IMA Fungus 2:105-112. 10.5598/imafungus.2011.02.01.14 PDF
Fourie G, Steenkamp ET, Ploetz RC, Gordon TR, Viljoen A. (2011) Current status of the taxonomic position of Fusarium oxysporum formae specialis cubense within the Fusarium oxysporum complex. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 11:533-542. 10.1016/j.meegid.2011.01.012 PDF
Bergeron MJ, Leal I, Foord B, Ross G, Davis C, Slippers B, de Groot P, Hamelin RC. (2011) Putative origin of clonal lineages of Amylostereum areolatum, the fungal symbiont associated with Sirex noctilio, retrieved from Pinus sylvestris, in eastern Canada. Fungal Biology 115:750-758. PDF
Begoude BAD, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Roux J. (2011) The pathogenic potential of endophytic Botryosphaeriaceous fungi on Terminalia species in Cameroon. Forest Pathology 41:281-292. 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2010.00671.x PDF
Bihon W, Burgess T, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2011) Distribution of Diplodia pinea and its genotypic diversity within asymptomatic Pinus patula trees. Australasian Plant Pathology 40(5):540-548. 10.1007/s13313-011-0060-z PDF
Bihon W, Slippers B, Burgess T, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2011) Sources of Diplodia pinea endophytic infections in Pinus patula and P. radiata seedlings in South Africa. Forest Pathology 41(5):370-375. 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2010.00691.x PDF
Bihon W, Slippers B, Burgess T, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2011) Diplodia scrobiculata found in the southern hemisphere. Forest Pathology 41:175-181. 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2010.00649.x PDF
Chen SF, Pavlic D, Roux J, Slippers B, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ, Zhou XD. (2011) Characterization of Botryosphaeriaceae from plantation-grown Eucalyptus species in South China. Plant Pathology 60(4):739-751. 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2011.02431.x PDF
Heath RN, Roux J, Slippers B, Drenth A, Pennycook SR, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2011) Occurrence and pathogenicity of Neofusicoccum parvum and N. mangiferae on ornamental Tibouchina species. Forest Pathology 41(1):48-51. 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2009.00635.x PDF
Iturritxa E, Slippers B, Mesanza N, Wingfield MJ. (2011) First report of Neofusicoccum parvum causing canker and die-back of Eucalyptus in Spain. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 6:57-59. 10.1007/s13314-011-0019-5 PDF
Mehl JWM, Slippers B, Roux J, Wingfield MJ. (2011) Botryosphaeriaceae associated with Pterocarpus angolensis (kiaat) in South Africa. Mycologia 103:534-553. 10.3852/10-003 PDF
Mlonyeni XO, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ, Ahumada R, Klasmer P, Leal I, De Groot P, Slippers B. (2011) Extreme homozygosity in Southern Hemisphere populations of Deladenus siricidicola, a biological control agent of Sirex noctilio. Biological Control 59:348-353. 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2011.09.009 PDF
Piškur B, Pavlic D, Slippers B, Ogris N, Maresi G, Wingfield MJ, Jurc D. (2011) Diversity and pathogenicity of Botryosphaeriaceae on declining Ostrya carpinifolia in Slovenia and Italy following extreme weather conditions. European Journal of Forest Research 130(2):235-249. 10.1007/s10342-010-0424-x PDF
Six DL, Poulsen M, Hansen AK, Wingfield MJ, Roux J, Eggleton P, Slippers B, Paine TD. (2011) Anthropogenic effects on interaction outcomes: Examples from insect-microbial symbioses in forest and savanna ecosystems. Symbiosis 53(3):101-121. 10.1007/s13199-011-0119-1 PDF
van der Nest MA, Steenkamp ET, Slippers B, Mongae A, van Zyl K, Stenlid J, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2011) Gene expression associated with vegetative incompatibility in Amylostereum areolatum. Fungal Genetics and Biology 48(11):1034-1043. 10.1016/j.fgb.2011.08.001 PDF
Tsopelas P, Slippers B, Gonou-Zagou Z, Wingfield MJ. (2010) First report of Diplodia corticola in Greece on kermes oak (Quercus coccifera). Plant Pathology 59(4):805. PDF
Visser M, Gordon TR, Fourie G, Viljoen A. (2010) Characterisation of South African isolates of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense from Cavendish bananas. South African Journal of Science 106:1-6. PDF
Begoude BAD, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Roux J. (2010) Botryosphaeriaceae associated with Terminalia catappa in Cameroon, South Africa and Madagascar. Mycological Progress 9(1):101-123. 10.1007/s11557-009-0622-4 PDF
Durán A, Gryzenhout M, Drenth A, Slippers B, Ahumada R, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2010) AFLP analysis reveals a clonal population of Phytophthora pinifolia in Chile. Fungal Biology 114(9):746-752. 10.1016/j.funbio.2010.06.008 PDF
Hurley BP, Slippers B, Wingfield BD, Govender P, Smith JE, Wingfield MJ. (2010) Genetic diversity of Bradysia difformis (Sciaridae: Diptera) populations reflects movement of an invasive insect between forestry nurseries. Biological Invasions 12(4):729-733. 10.1007/s10530-009-9509-1 PDF
Nadel RL, Slippers B, Scholes MC, Lawson SA, Noack AE, Wilcken CF, Bouvet JP, Wingfield MJ. (2010) DNA bar-coding reveals source and patterns of Thaumastocoris peregrinus invasions in South Africa and South America. Biological Invasions 12(5):1067-1077. 10.1007/s10530-009-9524-2 PDF
Pérez CA, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Altier NA, Blanchette RA. (2010) Endophytic and canker-associated Botryosphaeriaceae occurring on non-native Eucalyptus and native Myrtaceae trees in Uruguay. Fungal Diversity 41:53-69. 10.1007/s13225-009-0014-8 PDF
Pérez G, Slippers B, Wingfield BD, Hunter GC, Wingfield MJ. (2010) Micro- and macrospatial scale analyses illustrates mixed mating strategies and extensive geneflow in populations of an invasive haploid pathogen. Molecular Ecology 19(9):1801-1813. 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04584.x PDF
Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2010) Emerging cryptic diseases of forest trees. Journal of Plant Pathology 92(4 Suppl.):S4-S53. PDF
Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Wingfield BD. (2010) Novel associations between pathogens, insects and tree species threaten world forests. New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 40(Suppl.):S95-S103. PDF
Slippers B , Burgess T, Pavlic D, Ahumada R, Maleme H, Mohali S, Rodas C.A, Wingfield M.J. (2009) A diverse assemblage of Botryosphaeriaceae infect Eucalyptus in native and non-native environments. Southern Forests 71:101–110. 10.2989/SF.2009.71.2.3.818 PDF
Rodas C.A, Sleppers B, Gryzenhout M., Wingfield M.J. (2009) Botryosphaeriaceae associated with Eucalyptus canker diseases in Colombia. Forest Pathology 39:110-123. 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2008.00569.x PDF
Slippers B, Burgess TI, Pavlic D, Ahumada R, Maleme H, Mohali S, Rodas C, Wingfield MJ. (2009) A diverse assemblage of Botryosphaeriaceae infect Eucalyptus in native and non-native environments. Southern Forests 71(2):101-110. PDF
Aanen DK, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2009) Biological pest control in beetle agriculture. Trends in Microbiology 17:179-182. 10.1016/j.tim.2009.02.006 PDF
De Wet J, Slippers B, Preisig O, Wingfield BD, Tsopelas P, Wingfield MJ. (2009) Molecular and morphological characterization of Dothiorella casuarini sp. nov. and other Botryosphaeriaceae with Diplodia-like conidia. Mycologia 101(4):503-511. 10.3852/07-180 PDF
Durán A, Slippers B, Gryzenhout M, Ahumada R, Drenth A, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2009) DNA-based method for rapid identification of the pine pathogen, Phytophthora pinifolia: Research letter. FEMS Microbiology Letters 298(1):99-104. 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01700.x PDF
Fourie G, Steenkamp ET, Gordon TR, Viljoen A. (2009) Evolutionary Relationships among the Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Vegetative Compatibility Groups. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75(14):4770-4781. 10.1128/AEM.00370-09 PDF
Hammerbacher A, Wright LP, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ, Coutinho TA. (2009) Factors affecting pine pitch canker modelled on Michaelis-Menten kinetics. Botany 87(1):36-42. 10.1139/B08-129 PDF
Mohali SR, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2009) Pathogenicity of seven species of the Botryosphaeriaceae on Eucalyptus clones in Venezuela. Australasian Plant Pathology 38(2):135-140. 10.1071/AP08085 PDF
Pavlic D, Slippers B, Coutinho TA, Wingfield MJ. (2009) Multiple gene genealogies and phenotypic data reveal cryptic species of the Botryosphaeriaceae: A case study on the Neofusicoccum parvum/N. ribis complex. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 51(2):259-268. 10.1016/j.ympev.2008.12.017 PDF
Pavlic D, Slippers B, Coutinho TA, Wingfield MJ. (2009) Molecular and phenotypic characterization of three phylogenetic species discovered within the Neofusicoccum parvum/N. ribis complex. Mycologia 101(5):636-647. 10.3852/08-193 PDF
Pérez CA, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Altier NA, Blanchette RA. (2009) Neofusicoccum eucalyptorum, a Eucalyptus pathogen, on native Myrtaceae in Uruguay. Plant Pathology 58(5):964-970. 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2009.02116.x PDF
Pérez G, Hunter GC, Slippers B, Pérez C, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2009) Teratosphaeria (Mycosphaerella) nubilosa, the causal agent of Mycosphaerella leaf disease (MLD), recently introduced into Uruguay. European Journal of Plant Pathology 125(1):109-118. 10.1007/s10658-009-9463-x PDF
Pérez G, Slippers B, Wingfield BD, Finkenauer E, Wingfield MJ. (2009) Mycosphaerella leaf disease (MLD) outbreak on Eucalyptus globulus in Brazil caused by Teratosphaeria (Mycosphaerella) nubilosa. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 48(2):302-306. PDF
Rodas CA, Slippers B, Gryzenhout M, Wingfield MJ. (2009) Botryosphaeriaceae associated with Eucalyptus canker diseases in Colombia. Forest Pathology 39(2):110-123. 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2008.00569.x PDF
Schoch CL, Crous PW, Groenewald JZ, Boehm EWA, Burgess TI, de Gruyter J, de Hoog GS, Dixon LJ, Grube M, Gueidan C, Harada Y, Hatakeyama S, Hirayama K, Hosoya T, Huhndorf SM, Hyde KD, Jones EBG, Kohlmeyer J, Kruys Å, Li YM, Lücking R, Lumbsch HT, Marvanová L, Mbatchou JS, McVay AH, Miller AN, Mugambi GK, Muggia L, Nelsen MP, Nelson P, Owensby CA, Phillips AJL, Phongpaichit S, Pointing SB, Pujade-Renaud V, Raja HA, Plata ER, Robbertse B, Ruibal C, Sakayaroj J, Sano T, Selbmann L, Shearer CA, Shirouzu T, Slippers B, Suetrong S, Tanaka K, Volkmann-Kohlmeyer B, Wingfield MJ, Wood AR, Woudenberg JHC, Yonezawa H, Zhang Y, Spatafora JW. (2009) A class-wide phylogenetic assessment of Dothideomycetes. Studies in Mycology 64:1-15. 10.3114/sim.2009.64.01 PDF
van der Nest MA, Slippers B, Steenkamp ET, De Vos L, Van Zyl K, Stenlid J, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2009) Genetic linkage map for Amylostereum areolatum reveals an association between vegetative growth and sexual and self-recognition. Fungal Genetics and Biology 46(9):632-641. 10.1016/j.fgb.2009.06.002 PDF
Visser AA, Ros VID, De Beer ZW, Debets AJM, Hartog E, Kuyper TW, Læssøe T, Slippers B, Aanen DK. (2009) Levels of specificity of Xylaria species associated with fungus-growing termites: a phylogenetic approach. Molecular Ecology 18(3):553-567. 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.04036.x PDF
Pérez CA, Altier N, Simeto S, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Blanchette RA. (2008) Botryosphaeriaceae from Eucalyptus and native Myrtaceae in Uruguay. Agrociencia 12(2):19-30. PDF
De Wet J, Slippers B, Preisig O, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2008) Phylogeny of the Botryosphaeriaceae reveals patterns of host association. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46(1):116-126. 10.1016/j.ympev.2007.08.016 PDF
Durán A, Gryzenhout M, Slippers B, Ahumada R, Rotella A, Flores F, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2008) Phytophthora pinifolia sp. nov. associated with a serious needle disease of Pinus radiata in Chile. Plant Pathology 57(4):715-727. 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2008.01893.x PDF
Hurley BP, Slippers B, Croft PK, Hatting HJ, van der Linde M, Morris AR, Dyer C, Wingfield MJ. (2008) Factors influencing parasitism of Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) by the nematode Deladenus siricidicola (Nematoda: Neotylenchidae) in summer rainfall areas of South Africa. Biological Control 45(3):450-459. 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2008.02.010 PDF
Molina A, Fabregar E, Sinohin VG, Ganjun Y, Fourie G, Viljoen A. (2008) Recent occurrence of Fusarium oxysporum f sp. cubense tropical race 4 in Asia. Acta Horticulturae 828:273-282.
Pavlic D, Wingfield MJ, Barber P, Slippers B, Hardy GESJ, Burgess TI. (2008) Seven new species of the Botryosphaeriaceae from baobab and other native trees in Western Australia. Mycologia 100(6):851-866. 10.3852/08-020 PDF
van der Nest MA, Slippers B, Stenlid J, Wilken PM, Vasaitis R, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2008) Characterization of the systems governing sexual and self-recognition in the white rot homobasidiomycete Amylostereum areolatum. Current Genetics 53(6):323-336. 10.1007/s00294-008-0188-8 PDF
Wingfield MJ, Hammerbacher A, Ganley RJ, Steenkamp ET, Gordon TR, Wingfield BD, Coutinho TA. (2008) Pitch canker caused by Fusarium circinatum - A growing threat to pine plantations and forests worldwide. Australasian Plant Pathology 37(4):319-334. 10.1071/AP08036 PDF
Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Hurley BP, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Roux J. (2008) Eucalypt pests and diseases: Growing threats to plantation productivity. Southern Forests 70(2):139-144. 10.2989/SOUTH.FOR.2008.70.2.9.537 PDF
Aanen D, Ros V, de Fine Licht H, Mitchell J, de Beer ZW, Slippers B, Rouland-LeFevre C, Boomsma J. (2007) Patterns of interaction specificity of fungus-growing termites and Termitomyces symbionts in South Africa. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:115. 10.1186/1471-2148-7-115 PDF
Hurley BP, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2007) A comparison of control results for the alien invasive woodwasp, Sirex noctilio, in the southern hemisphere. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 9:159-171. 10.1111/j.1461-9563.2007.00340.x PDF
Hurley BP, Slippers B, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Govender P, Wingfield MJ. (2007) Molecular detection of fungi carried by Bradysia difformis (Sciaridae: Diptera) in South African forestry nurseries. Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal 69(2):103-109. 10.2989/SHFJ.2007.69.2.5.291 PDF
Hurley BP, Govender P, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2007) Fungus gnats and other Diptera in South African forestry nurseries and their possible association with the pitch canker fungus. South African Journal of Science 103(1-2):43-46. PDF
Mohali SR, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2007) Identification of Botryosphaeriaceae from Eucalyptus, Acacia and Pinus in Venezuela. Fungal Diversity 25:103-125. PDF
Pavlic D, Slippers B, Coutinho TA, Wingfield MJ. (2007) Botryosphaeriaceae occurring on native Syzygium cordatum in South Africa and their potential threat to Eucalyptus. Plant Pathology 56(4):624-636. 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2007.01608.x PDF
Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2007) Botryosphaeriaceae as endophytes and latent pathogens of woody plants: diversity, ecology and impact. Fungal Biology Reviews 21:90-106. 10.1016/j.fbr.2007.06.002 PDF
Slippers B, Smit WA, Crous PW, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2007) Taxonomy, phylogeny and identification of Botryosphaeriaceae associated with pome and stone fruit trees in South Africa and other regions of the world. Plant Pathology 56(1):128-139. 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2006.01486.x PDF
Slippers B, Vasiliauskas R, Hurley BP, Stenlid J, Wingfield MJ. (2006) A collaborative project to better understand Siricid-Fungal symbioses. Proceedings of SNS Meeting :65-68. PDF
Carnegie AJ, Matsuki M, Haugen DA, Hurley BP, Ahumada R, Klasmer P, Sun J, Iede ET. (2006) Predicting the potential distribution of Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae), a significant exotic pest of Pinus plantations. Annals of Forest Science 63:119-128. 10.1051/forest:2005104 PDF
Crous PW, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Rheeder J, Marasas WFO, Philips AJL, Alves A, Burgess T, Barber P, Groenewald JZ. (2006) Phylogenetic lineages in the Botryosphaeriaceae. Studies in Mycology 55:235-253. 10.3114/sim.55.1.235 PDF
Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Rong IH, Samson RA. (2006) 100 Years of fungal biodiversity in southern Africa: Preface. Studies in Mycology 55 PDF
Crous PW, Rong IH, Wood A, Lee S, Glen H, Botha W, Slippers B, De Beer ZW, Wingfield MJ, Hawksworth DL. (2006) How many species of fungi are there at the tip of Africa?. Studies in Mycology 55:13-33. 10.3114/sim.55.1.13 PDF
Mohali S, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2006) Two new Fusicoccum species from Acacia and Eucalyptus in Venezuela, based on morphology and DNA sequence data. Mycological Research 110(4):405-413. 10.1016/j.mycres.2006.01.006 PDF
Rodas C.A, Lombard L, Gryzenhout M., Slippers B , Wingfield M.J. (2005) Cylindrocladium blight of Eucalyptus grandis in Colombia. Australasian Plant Pathology 34:143 - 149. 10.1071/AP05012 PDF
Barber PA, Burgess TI, Hardy GESJ, Slippers B, Keane PJ, Wingfield MJ. (2005) Botryosphaeria species from Eucalyptus in Australia are pleoanamorphic, producing Dichomera synanamorphs in culture. Mycological Research 109(12):1347-1363. 10.1017/S0953756205003989 PDF
Gebeyehu S, Hurley BP, Wingfield MJ. (2005) A new lepidopteran insect pest discovered on commercially grown Eucalyptus nitens in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 101(1-2):26-28. PDF
Rodas CA, Lombard L, Gryzenhout M, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2005) Cylindrocladium blight of Eucalyptus grandis in Colombia. Australasian Plant Pathology 34(2):143-149. 10.1071/AP05012 PDF
Slippers B, Summerell BA, Crous PW, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2005) Preliminary studies on Botryosphaeria species from Southern Hemisphere conifers in Australasia and South Africa. Australasian Plant Pathology 34(2):213-220. 10.1071/AP05020 PDF
Slippers B, Johnson GI, Crous PW, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2005) Phylogenetic and morphological re-evaluation of the Botryosphaeria species causing diseases of Mangifera indica. Mycologia 97(1):99-110. PDF
Slippers B, Stenlid J, Wingfield MJ. (2005) Emerging pathogens: Fungal host jumps following anthropogenic introduction. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20(8):420-421. 10.1016/j.tree.2005.05.002 PDF
Gezahgne A, Roux J, Slippers B, Wingfield MJ. (2004) Identification of the causal agent of Botryosphaeria stem canker in Ethiopian Eucalyptus plantations. South African Journal of Botany 70(2):241-248. PDF
Pavlic D, Slippers B, Coutinho TA, Gryzenhout M, Wingfield MJ. (2004) Lasiodiplodia gonubiensis sp. nov., a new Botryosphaeria anamorph from native Syzygium cordatum in South Africa. Studies in Mycology 50:313-322. PDF
Slippers B, Burgess T, Wingfield BD, Crous PW, Coutinho TA, Wingfield MJ. (2004) Development of simple sequence repeat markers for Botryosphaeria spp. with Fusicoccum anamorphs. Molecular Ecology Notes 4(4):675-677. 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2004.00780.x PDF
Slippers B, Crous PW, Denman S, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2004) Combined multiple gene genealogies and phenotypic characters differentiate several species previously identified as Botryosphaeria dothidea. Mycologia 96(1):83-101. PDF
Slippers B, Fourie G, Crous PW, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2004) Multiple gene sequences delimit Botryosphaeria australis sp. nov. from B. lutea. Mycologia 96(5):1030-1041. PDF
Slippers B, Fourie G, Crous PW, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Carnegie AJ, Wingfield MJ. (2004) Speciation and distribution of Botryosphaeria spp. on native and introduced Eucalyptus trees in Australia and South Africa. Studies in Mycology 50:343-358. PDF
De Wet J, Burgess T, Slippers B, Preisig O, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2003) Multiple gene genealogies and microsatellite markers reflect relationships between morphotypes of Sphaeropsis sapinea and distinguish a new species of Diplodia. Mycological Research 107(5):557-566. 10.1017/S0953756203007706 PDF
Denman S, Crous PW, Groenewald JZ, Slippers B, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2003) Circumscription of Botryosphaeria species associated with Proteaceae based on morphology and DNA sequence data. Mycologia 95(2):294-307. PDF
Slippers B, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. (2003) A review of the genus Amylostereum and its association with woodwasps. South African Journal of Science 99(1-2):70-74. PDF
Slippers B, Wingfield BD, Coutinho TA, Wingfield MJ. (2002) DNA sequence and RFLP data reflect geographical spread and relationships of Amylostereum areolatum and its insect vectors. Molecular Ecology 11(9):1845-1854. 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2002.01572.x PDF
Meyer L, Slippers B, Korsten L, Kotzé JM, Wingfield MJ. (2001) Two distinct Guignardia species associated with citrus in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 97(5-6):191-194. PDF
Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Coutinho TA, Wingfield BD. (2001) Population structure and possible origin of Amylostereum areolatum in South Africa. Plant Pathology 50(2):206-210. 10.1046/j.1365-3059.2001.00552.x PDF
Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Zhou XD, De Beer ZW, Govender P, Wingfield BD. (2001) Global spread of insect-associated fungi on exotic plantation pines. IUFRO World Series 11:107-114. PDF
Wingfield MJ, Slippers B, Roux J, Wingfield BD. (2001) Worldwide movement of exotic forest fungi, especially in the tropics and the southern Hemisphere. BioScience 51(2):134-140. PDF
Slippers B, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD, Coutinho TA. (2000) Relationships among Amylostereum species associated with siricid woodwasps inferred from mitochondrial ribosomal DNA sequences. Mycologia 92(5):955-963. PDF
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