Publication
Mbedzi PP, Van den Hooven L, Vorster BJ , Van der Waals J. (2019) Screening for Sclerotinia sclerotiorum resistance using detached leaf assays and simple sequence repeat markers in soybean cultivars. Crop Protection 215:104909. 10.1016/j.cropro.2019.104909 PDF
Roodt D, Li Z, Van de Peer Y, Mizrachi E. (2019) Loss of wood formation genes in monocot genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution 7(1):1986-1996. https://bit.ly/2WvIe8V 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
van der Nest MA, Wingfield MJ, McTaggart AR, Van Wyk S, De Vos L, Trollip C, Santana QC, Naidoo K, Dong TA, Wilken PM, Chan W-Y, Palmer M, Soal NA, Roodt D, Steenkamp ET, Wingfield BD. (2019) Genomic analysis of the aggressive tree pathogen Ceratocystis albifundus. Fungal Biology 10.1016/j.funbio.2019.02.002 PDF
Backer R, Naidoo S, van den Berg N. (2019) The NONEXPRESSOR OF PATHOGENESIS-RELATED GENES 1 (NPR1) and Related Family: Mechanistic Insights in Plant Disease Resistance. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:102. 10.3389/fpls.2019.00102
Pinard D, Myburg AA, Mizrachi E. (2019) The plastid and mitochondrial genomes of Eucalyptus grandis. BMC Genomics 20(132):1-14. 10.1186/s12864-019-5444-4 PDF
Pinard D, Fierro AC, Marchal K, Myburg AA, Mizrachi E. (2019) Organellar carbon metabolism is co-ordinated with distinct developmental phases of secondary xylem. New Phytologist 10.1111/nph.15739
Hussey SG, Grima-Pettenati J, Myburg AA, Mizrachi E, Brady SM, Yoshikuni Y, Deutsch S. (2019) A standardized synthetic Eucalyptus transcription factor and promoter panel for re-engineering secondary cell wall regulation in biomass and bioenergy crops. ACS Synthetic Biology 8(2):463-465. 10.1021/acssynbio.8b00440
Brown K, Takawira L, O'Neill M, Mizrachi E, Myburg A, Hussey S. (2019) Identification and functional evaluation of accessible chromatin associated with wood formation in Eucalyptus grandis. New Phytologist 223(4):1937-1951. 10.1111/nph.15897
McTaggart AR, Duong TA, Le VQ, Shuey LS, Smidt W, Naidoo S, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2018) Chromium sequencing: the doors open for genomics of obligate plant pathogens. BioTechniques 65(5):253-257. 10.2144/btn-2018-0019
Laubscher M, Brown K, Tonfack LB, Myburg AA, Mizrachi E, Hussey SG. (2018) Temporal analysis of Arabidopsis genes activated by Eucalyptus grandis NAC transcription factors associated with xylem fibre and vessel development. Scientific Reports 8:10983. 10.1038/s41598-018-29278-w
Naidoo S, Christie N, Acosta JJ, Mphahlele MM, Payn KG, Myburg AA, Külheim C. (2018) Terpenes associated with resistance against the gall wasp, Leptocybe invasa, in Eucalyptus grandis. Plant, Cell & Environment 41(8):1840-1851. 10.1111/pce.13323
Pinard D, Mizrachi E. (2018) Unsung and understudied: plastids involved in secondary growth. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 42:30-36. 10.1016/j.pbi.2018.01.011
McTaggart AR, Shuey LS, Granados GM, du Plessis E, Fraser S, Barnes I, Naidoo S, Wingfield MJ, Roux J. (2018) Evidence that Austropuccinia psidii may complete its sexual life cycle on Myrtaceae. Plant Pathology 67:729-734. 10.1111/ppa.12763
Lu Q, Shao F, Macmillan C, Wilson IW, van der Merwe K, Hussey SG, Myburg AA, Dong X, Qiu D. (2018) Genomewide analysis of the lateral organ boundaries domain (LBD) gene family in Eucalyptus grandis reveals members that differentially impact secondary growth. Plant Biotechnology Journal 10.1111/pbi.12754
Botha J, Mizrachi E, Myburg AA, Cowan DA. (2018) Carbohydrate active enzyme domains from extreme thermophiles: components of a modular toolbox for lignocellulose degradation. Extremophiles 10.1007/s00792-017-0974-7
Nardini L, Hunt RH, Dahan-Moss YL, Christie N, Christian RN, Coetzee M, Koekemoer LL. (2017) Malaria vectors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: the mechanisms that confer insecticide resistance in Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus. Malaria Journal 16(1):448. 10.1186/s12936-017-2099-y
Mir BA, Myburg AA, Mizrachi E, Cowan DA. (2017) In planta expression of hyperthermophilic enzymes as a strategy for accelerated lignocellulosic digestion. Scientific Reports 7(1):11462. 10.1038/s41598-017-11026-1
Roodt D, Lohaus R, Sterck L, Swanepoel RL, Van de Peer Y, Mizrachi E. (2017) Evidence for an ancient whole genome duplication in the cycad lineage. PLOS ONE 12(9):e0184454. 10.1371/journal.pone.0184454
Amuge T, Berger DK, Katari MS, Myburg AA, Goldman SL, Ferguson ME. (2017) A time series transcriptome analysis of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) varieties challenged with Ugandan cassava brown streak virus. Scientific Reports 7:9747. 10.1038/s41598-017-09617-z
Nzuki I, Katari MS, Bredeson JV, Masumba E, Kapinga F, Salum K, Mkamilo GS, Shah T, Lyons JB, Rokhsar DS, Rounsley S, Myburg AA, Ferguson ME. (2017) QTL Mapping for Pest and Disease Resistance in Cassava and Coincidence of Some QTL with Introgression Regions Derived from Manihot glaziovii. Frontiers in Plant Science 8(1168) 10.3389/fpls.2017.01168
Masumba EA, Kapinga F, Mkamilo G, Salum K, Kulembeka H, Rounsley S, Bredeson JV, Lyons JB, Rokhsar DS, Kanju E, Katari MS, Myburg AA, van der Merwe NA, Ferguson ME. (2017) QTL associated with resistance to cassava brown streak and cassava mosaic diseases in a bi-parental cross of two Tanzanian farmer varieties, Namikonga and Albert. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130(10):2069-2090. 10.1007/s00122-017-2943-z
Hussey SG, Loots MT, van der Merwe K, Mizrachi E, Myburg AA. (2017) Integrated analysis and transcript abundance modelling of H3K4me3 and H3K27me3 in developing secondary xylem. Scientific Reports 7:3370. 10.1038/s41598-017-03665-1
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
Van de Peer Y, Mizrachi E, Marchal K. (2017) The evolutionary significance of polyploidy. Nature Reviews Genetics 18:411-424. 10.1038/nrg.2017.26
Zwart L, Berger DK, Moleleki LN, Van der Merwe NA, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2017) Evidence for salicylic acid signalling and histological changes in the defence response of Eucalyptus grandis to Chrysoporthe austroafricana. Scientific Reports 7:45402. 10.1038/srep45402 PDF
Tobias PA, Christie N, Naidoo S, Guest DI, Külheim C. (2017) Identification of the Eucalyptus grandis chitinase gene family and expression characterization under different biotic stress challenges. Tree Physiology 37(5):565-582. 10.1093/treephys/tpx010
Mizrachi E, Verbeke L, Christie N, Fierro AC, Mansfield SD, Davis MF, Gjersing E, Tuskan GA, Van Montagu M, Van de Peer Y, Marchal K, Myburg AA. (2017) Network-based integration of systems genetics data reveals pathways associated with lignocellulosic biomass accumulation and processing. PNAS 114(5):1195-1200. 10.1073/pnas.1620119114 PDF
Christie N, Myburg AA, Joubert F, Murray SL, Carstens M, Lin Y-C, Meyer J, Crampton BG, Christensen SA, Ntuli JF, Wighard SS, Van de Peer Y, Berger DK. (2017) Systems genetics reveals a transcriptional network associated with susceptibility in the maize-gray leaf spot pathosystem. The Plant Journal 89(4):746-763. 10.1111/tpj.13419
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
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
Roux J, Granados GM, Shuey L, Barnes I, Wingfield MJ, McTaggart AR. (2016) A unique genotype of the rust pathogen, Puccinia psidii, on Myrtaceae in South Africa. Australasian Plant Pathology 45:645-652. 10.1007/s13313-016-0447-y
Kanzi AM, Wingfield BD, Steenkamp ET, Naidoo S, Van der Merwe NA. (2016) Intron derived size polymorphism in the mitochondrial genomes of closely related Chrysoporthe species. PLOS ONE 11(6):e0156104. 10.1371/journal.pone.0156104
Oelofse D, Gazendam I, Veale A, Djami-Tchatchou A, Berger D, Dubery I. (2016) Functional characterization of a defense-related class-III chitinase promoter from Lupinus albus, active in legume and monocot tissues. European Journal of Plant Pathology 146(4):923-936. 10.1007/s10658-016-0970-2
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
Davin N, Edger PP, Hefer CA, Mizrachi E, Schuetz M, Smets E, Myburg AA, Douglas CJ, Schranz ME, Lens F. (2016) Functional network analysis of genes differentially expressed during xylogenesis in soc1ful woody Arabidopsis plants. The Plant Journal 86(5):376-390. 10.1111/tpj.13157
Mewalal R, Mizrachi E, Coetzee B, Mansfield SD, Myburg AA. (2016) The Arabidopsis Domain of Unknown Function 1218 (DUF1218) Containing Proteins, MODIFYING WALL LIGNIN-1 and 2 (At1g31720/MWL-1 and At4g19370/MWL-2) Function Redundantly to Alter Secondary Cell Wall Lignin Content. PLoS ONE 11(3):e0150254. 10.1371/journal.pone.0150254 PDF
Mizrachi E, Myburg AA. (2016) Systems genetics of wood formation. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 30:94-100. 10.1016/j.pbi.2016.02.007
Meyer FE, Shuey LS, Ramsuchit S, Mamni T, Berger DK, van den Berg N, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2016) Dual RNA-sequencing of Eucalyptus nitens during Phytophthora cinnamomi challenge reveals pathogen and host factors influencing compatibility. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:191. 10.3389/fpls.2016.00191 PDF
Kwenda S, Gorshkov V, Ramesh AM, Naidoo S, Rubagotti E, Birch PRJ, Moleleki LN. (2016) Discovery and profiling of small RNAs responsive to stress conditions in the plant pathogen Pectobacterium atrosepticum. BMC Genomics 17(1) 10.1186/s12864-016-2376-0
Onkendi EM, Ramesh AM, Kwenda S, Naidoo S, Moleleki LN. (2016) Draft Genome Sequence of a Virulent Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. brasiliense Isolate Causing Soft Rot of Cucumber. Genome Announcements 4(1) 10.1128/genomeA.01530-15 PDF
Ronishree Magwanda, Lizahn Zwart, Nicolaas A. van der Merwe, Lucy Moleleki, Dave Kenneth Berger, Alexander A. Myburg, Sanushka Naidoo. (2016) Localization and Transcriptional Responses of Chrysoporthe austroafricana in Eucalyptus grandis Identify Putative Pathogenicity Factors. Front. Microbiol. 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01953
Christie N, Tobias P, Naidoo S, Guest D, Külheim C. (2016) The Eucalyptus grandis NBS-LRR Gene Family: Physical Clustering and Expression Hotspots. Frontiers in Plant Science 6(1238)
Visser EA, Wegrzyn JL, Steenkamp ET, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2015) Combined de novo and genome guided assembly and annotation of the Pinus patula juvenile shoot transcriptome. BMC Genomics 16:1057. 10.1186/s12864-015-2277-7 PDF
van der Nest MA, Wingfield MJ, Wilken PM, Coetzee MPA, Naidoo K, Roodt D, Sauerman E, Godlonton T, Trollip C, McTaggart AR, Steenkamp ET, Wingfield BD. (2015) Saprophytic and pathogenic fungi in the Ceratocystidaceae differ in their ability to metabolize plant-derived sucrose. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:273. 10.1186/s12862-015-0550-7 PDF
Vanneste K, Sterck L, Myburg AA, van de Peer Y, Mizrachi E. (2015) Horsetails are ancient polyploids: Evidence from Equisetum giganteum. The Plant Cell 27(6):1567-1578. 10.​1105/​tpc.​15.​00157
Pinard DS, Mizrachi E, Hefer C, Kersting AR, Joubert F, Douglas C, Mansfield SD, Myburg AA. (2015) Comparative analysis of plant carbohydrate active enZymes and their role in xylogenesis. BMC Genomics 16:402. 10.1186/s12864-015-1571-8 PDF
Hussey SG, Mizrachi E, Groover A, Berger DK, Myburg AA. (2015) Genome-wide mapping of histone H3 lysine 4 trimethylation in Eucalyptus grandis developing xylem. BMC Plant Biology 15:117. 10.1186/s12870-015-0499-0 PDF
Strauss SH, Myburg AA. (2015) Plant scientists celebrate new woody plant genome. New Phytologist 206(4):1185-1187. 10.1111/nph.13053
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
Mangwanda R, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2015) Transcriptome and hormone profiling reveals Eucalyptus grandis defence responses against Chrysoporthe austroafricana. BMC Genomics 16:319. 10.1186/s12864-015-1529-x PDF
Li Q, Yu H, Cao PB, Fawal N, Mathe C, Azar S, Wang H, Myburg AA, et al. (2015) Explosive tandem and segmental duplications of multigenic families in Eucalyptus grandis. Genome Biology and Evolution 7(4):1068-1081. 10.1093/gbe/evv048
Visser EA, Mangwanda R, Becker JVW, Külheim C, Foley WJ, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2015) Foliar terpenoid levels and corresponding gene expression are systemically and differentially induced in Eucalyptus grandis clonal genotypes in response to Chrysoporthe austroafricana challenge. Plant Pathology 64(6):1320-1325. 10.1111/ppa.12368
Carocha V, Soler M, Hefer CA, Cassan-Wang H, Fevereiro P, Myburg AA, Paiva JAP, Grima-Pettenati J. (2015) Genome-wide analysis of the lignin toolbox of Eucalyptus grandis. New Phytologist 206(4):1297-1313. 10.1111/nph.13313
Hudson CJ, Freeman JS, Myburg AA, Potts BM, Vaillancourt RE. (2015) Genomic patterns of species diversity and divergence in Eucalyptus. New Phytologist 204(6):1378-1390. 10.1111/nph.13316
Hefer CA, Mizrachi E, Myburg AA, Douglas CJ, Mansfield SD. (2015) Comparative interrogation of the developing xylem transcriptomes of two wood‐forming species: Populus trichocarpa and Eucalyptus grandis. New Phytologist 204(6):1391-1405. 10.1111/nph.13277
Yu H, Soler M, Clemente HS, Mila I, Paiva JAP, Myburg AA, Bouzayen M, Grima-Pettenati J, Cassan-Wang H. (2015) Comprehensive genome-wide analysis of the Aux/IAA gene family in Eucalyptus: evidence for the role of EgrIAA4 in wood formation. Plant Cell Physiology 56(4):700-714. 10.1093/pcp/pcu215
Vining KJ, Myburg AA, Jaiswal P, Solomon L, Wesley-Smith J, Ranik M, Naithani S, Dharmawardhana P, Amarasinghe V, Hefer CA, Alves-Ferreira M, Klocko A, Jones RC, Romanel E, Strauss SH. (2015) The floral transcriptome of Eucalyptus grandis. New Phytologist 204(6):1406–1422. 10.1111/nph.13077
Soler M, Myburg AA, Paiva JAP, Hefer CA, Savelli B, Clemente HS, Cassan-Wang H, Carocha V, Camargo ELO, Grima-Pettenati J. (2015) The Eucalyptus grandis R2R3-MYB transcription factor family: evidence for woody growth-related evolution and function. New Phytologist 206(4):1364–1377. 10.1111/nph.13039
Van der Nest MA, Beirn LA, Crouch JA, Demers JE, De Beer ZW, De Vos L, Gordon TR, Moncalvo JM, Naidoo K, Sanchez-Ramirez S, Roodt D, Santana QC, Slinksi SL, Stata M, Taerum SJ, Wilken PM, Wilson AM, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2014) Draft genomes of Amanita jacksonii, Ceratocystis albifundus, Fusarium circinatum, Huntiella omanensis, Leptographium procerum, Rutstroemia sydowiana, and Sclerotinia echinophila. IMA Fungus 5(2):473-486. 10.5598/imafungus.2014.05.02.11 PDF
Kersting AR, Mizrachi E, Bornberg-Bauer E, Myburg AA. (2014) Protein domain evolution is associated with reproductive diversification and adaptive radiation in the genus Eucalyptus. New Phytologist 204(6):1328-1336. 10.1111/nph.13211
Mizrachi E, Maloney VJ, Silberbauer J, Hefer CA, Berger DK, Mansfield SD, Myburg AA. (2014) Investigating the molecular underpinnings underlying morphology and changes in carbon partitioning during tension wood formation in Eucalyptus. New Phytologist 204(6):1351-1363. 10.1111/nph.13152
Hussey SG, Saïdi MN, Hefer C, Myburg AA, Grima-Pettenati J. (2014) Structural, evolutionary and functional analysis of the NAC domain protein family in Eucalyptus. New Phytologist 206(4):1337-1350. 10.1111/nph.13139
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
Myburg AA, Grattapaglia D, Tuskan GA, Hellsten U, Hayes RD, Grimwood J, Jenkins J, Lindquist E, Tice H, Bauer D, Goodstein DM, Dubchak I, Poliakov A, Mizrachi E, Kullan ARK, Hussey SG, Pinard D, Van der Merwe K, Singh P, et al. (2014) The genome of Eucalyptus grandis. Nature 510:356-362. 10.1038/nature13308
Berger DK, Carstens M, Korsman JN, Middleton F, Kloppers FJ, Tongoona P, Myburg AA. (2014) Mapping QTL conferring resistance in maize to gray leaf spot disease caused by Cercospora zeina. BMC Genetics 15:60. 10.1186/1471-2156-15-60
Mir BA, Mewalal R, Mizrachi E, Myburg AA, Cowan DA. (2014) Recombinant hyperthermophilic enzyme expression in plants: a novel approach for lignocellulose digestion. Trends in Biotechnology 32(5):281–289. 10.1016/j.tibtech.2014.03.003
Mewalal R, Mizrachi E, Mansfield S, Myburg AA. (2014) Cell Wall-Related Proteins of Unknown Function: Missing Links in Plant Cell Wall Development. Plant and Cell Physiology 55 (6):1031-1043. 10.1093/pcp/pcu050
Reeksting BJ, Coetzer N, Mahomed W, Engelbrecht J, van den Berg N. (2014) De novo sequencing, assembly, and analysis of the root transcriptome of Persea americana (Mill.) in response to Phytophthora cinnamomi and flooding. PLoS ONE 9(2):e86399. 10.1371/journal.pone.0086399 PDF
Naidoo S, Külheim C, Zwart L, Mangwanda R, Oates CN, Visser EA, Wilken FE, Mamni TB, Myburg AA. (2014) Uncovering the defence responses of Eucalyptus to pests and pathogens in the genomics age. Tree Physiology 34(9):931-943. 10.1093/treephys/tpu075 PDF
Yu H, Soler M, Mila I, Clemente HS, Savelli B, Dunand C, Paiva JAP, Myburg AA, et al. (2014) Genome-wide characterization and expression profiling of the AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR (ARF) gene family in Eucalyptus grandis. PLoS ONE 9(9):e108906. 10.1371/journal.pone.0108906 PDF
Hussey SG, Mizrachi E, Creux NM, Myburg AA. (2013) Navigating the transcriptional roadmap regulating plant secondary cell wall deposition. Frontiers in Plant Science 4(325):1-21. 10.3389/fpls.2013.00325
Nardini L, Christian RN, Coetzer N, Koekemoer LL. (2013) DDT and pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from South Africa. Parasites & Vectors 6:229. 10.1186/1756-3305-6-229
Creux NM, De Castro MH, Ranik M, Maleka MF, Myburg AA. (2013) Diversity and cis-element architecture of the promoter regions of the cellulose synthase genes of Eucalyptus. Tree Genetics and Genomes 9(4):989-1004. 10.1007/s11295-013-0611-2
Van der Linden L, Bredenkamp J, Naidoo S, Fouche-Weich J, Denby KJ, Genin S, Marco Y, Berger DK. (2013) Gene-for-Gene Tolerance to Bacterial Wilt in Arabidopsis. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 26:398-406. 10.1094/MPMI-07-12-0188-R
Fitza K, Payn KG, Steenkamp ET, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2013) Chitosan application improves resistance to Fusarium circinatum in Pinus patula. South African Journal of Botany 85:70-78.
Creux NM, Bossinger G, Myburg AA, Spokevicius AV. (2013) Induced somatic sector analysis of cellulose synthase (CesA) promoter regions in woody stem tissues. Planta 237(3):799-812. 10.1007/s00425-012-1792-x
De Vos L, van der Merwe NA, Wingfield MJ, Myburg AA, Wingfield BD. (2013) Transmission ratio distortion in an interspecific cross between Fusarium circinatum and Fusarium subglutinans. Genes and Genomics 35:1-7. 10.1007/s13258-013-0066-8 PDF
Naidoo R, Ferreira L, Berger DK, Myburg AA, Naidoo S. (2013) The identification and differential expression of Eucalyptus grandis pathogenesis-related genes in response to salicylic acid and methyl jasmonate. Frontiers in Plant Science 4:43. 10.3389/fpls.2013.00043
Sutherland R, Viljoen A, Myburg AA, van den Berg N. (2013) Pathogenicity associated genes in Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense race 4. South African Journal of Science 109 10.1590/ sajs.2013/20120023
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
Petroli CD, Sansaloni CP, Carling J, Steane DA, Vaillancourt RE, Myburg AA, da Silva OB Jr., Pappas GJ Jr., Kilian A, Grattapaglia D. (2012) Genomic characterization of DArT markers based on high-density linkage analysis and physical mapping to the Eucalyptus genome. PLoS ONE 7(9):e44684. 10.1371/journal.pone.0044684
Hudson CJ, Freeman JS, Kullan AR, Petroli CD, Sansaloni CP, Kilian A, Detering F, Grattapaglia D, Potts BM, Myburg AA, Vaillancourt RE. (2012) A reference linkage map for Eucalyptus. BMC Genomics 13:240. 10.1186/1471-2164-13-240
Mizrachi E, Mansfield SD, Myburg AA. (2012) Cellulose factories: advancing bioenergy production from forest trees. New Phytologist 194(1):54-62.
Nardini L, Christian RN, Coetzer N, Ranson H, Coetzee M, Koekemoer LL. (2012) Detoxification enzymes associated with insecticide resistance in laboratory strains of Anopheles arabiensis of different geographic origin. Parasites & Vectors 5(113)
Grattapaglia D, Vaillancourt RE, Shepherd M, Thumma BR, Foley W, Kulheim C, Potts BM, Myburg AA. (2012) Progress in Myrtaceae genetics and genomics: Eucalyptus as the pivotal genus. Tree Genetics and Genomes 8(3):463-508. 10.1007/s11295-012-0491-x
Hefer CA, Van der Merwe K, Mizrachi E, Myburg AA. (2012) The Eucalyptus Genome Integrative Explorer (EucGenIE, http://eucgenie.org/).
Hudson CJ, Kullan ARK, Freeman JS, Faria DA, Grattapaglia D, Kilian A, Myburg AA, Potts BM, Vaillancourt RE. (2012) High synteny and colinearity among Eucalyptus genomes revealed by high-density comparative genetic mapping. Tree Genetics and Genomes 8(2):339-352. 10.1007/s11295-011-0444-9
Kullan AR, van Dyk MM, Hefer CA, Jones N, Kanzler A, Myburg AA. (2012) Genetic dissection of growth, wood basic density and gene expression in interspecific backcrosses of Eucalyptus grandis and E. urophylla. BMC Genetics 13:60. 10.1186/1471-2156-13-60
Kullan ARK, Van Dyk MM, Jones N, Kanzler A, Bayley A, Myburg AA. (2012) High-density genetic linkage maps with over 2,400 sequence-anchored DArT markers for genetic dissection in an F2 pseudo-backcross of Eucalyptus grandis × E. urophylla. Tree Genetics and Genomes 8(1):163-175. 10.1007/s11295-011-0430-2
Hussey SG, Mizrachi E, Spokevicius AV, Bossinger G, Berger DK. (2011) SND2, a NAC transcription factor gene, regulates genes involved in secondary cell wall development in Arabidopsis fibres and increases fibre cell area in Eucalyptus. BMC Plant Biology 11:173. 10.1186/1471-2229-11-173
Fitza KNE, Steenkamp E, Payn K, Naidoo S. (2011) Induced resistance and associated defence gene responses in Pinus patula. BMC Proceedings 5:82. 10.1186/1753-6561-5-S7-P82
Steane DA, Nicolle D, Sansaloni CP, Petroli CD, Carling J, Kilian A, Myburg AA, Grattapaglia D, Vaillancourt RE. (2011) Population genetic analysis and phylogeny reconstruction in Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) using high-throughput, genome-wide genotyping. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59(1):206-24. 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.02.003
Botha J, Pinard D, Creux N, Hussey S, Maritz-Olivier C, Spokevicius A, Bossinger G, Mizrachi E, Myburg AA. (2011) Characterising the role of the Eucalyptus grandis SND2 promoter in secondary cell wall biosynthesis. BMC Proceedings 5(7):P105. 10.1186/1753-6561-5-S7-P105
Christian RN, Strode C, Ranson H, Coetzer N, Coetzee M, Koekemoer LL. (2011) Microarray analysis of a pyrethroid resistant African malaria vector, Anopheles funestus, from southern Africa. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 99(2):140–147.
Coetzer N, Myburg AA, Berger DK. (2011) Maize microarray annotation database. Plant Methods 7(31) 10.1186/1746-4811-7-31
Hussey S, Mizrachi E, Berger D, Myburg AA. (2011) The role of SND2 in the regulation of Arabidopsis fibre secondary cell wall formation. BMC Proceedings 5(7):P114. 10.1186/1753-6561-5-S7-P114
De Vos L, van der Nest MA, van der Merwe NA, Myburg AA, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2011) Genetic analysis of growth, morphology and pathogenicity in the F1 progeny of an interspecific cross between Fusarium circinatum and Fusarium subglutinans. Fungal Biology 115(9):902-908. 10.1016/j.funbio.2011.07.003 PDF
Naidoo S, Fouche-Weich J, Law P, Denby KJ, Marco Y, Berger DK. (2011) A Eucalyptus bacterial wilt isolate from South Africa is pathogenic on Arabidopsis and manipulates host defences. Forest Pathology 41:101-113. 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2010.00642.x
Pegg GS, Shuey LS, Carnegie AJ, Wingfield MJ, Drenth A. (2011) Potential gains through selecting for resistance in spotted gum to Quambalaria pitereka. Australasian Plant Pathology 40(2):197-206. 10.1007/s13313-011-0030-5 PDF
Pegg GS, Shuey LS, Carnegie AJ, Wingfield MJ, Drenth A. (2011) Variability in aggressiveness of Quambalaria pitereka isolates. Plant Pathology 60(6):1107-1117. 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2011.02478.x PDF
Mizrachi E, Hefer CA, Ranik M, Joubert F, Myburg AA. (2010) De novo assembled expressed gene catalog of a fast-growing Eucalyptus tree produced by Illumina mRNA-Seq. BMC Genomics 11:681. 10.1186/1471-2164-11-681
Sansaloni CP, Petroli CD, Carling J, Hudson CJ, Steane DA, Myburg AA, Grattapaglia D, Vaillancourt RE, Kilian A. (2010) A high-density Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) microarray for genome-wide genotyping in Eucalyptus. Plant Methods 6:16. 10.1186/1746-4811-6-16
Coetzer N, Gazendam I, Oelofse D, Berger DK. (2010) SSHscreen and SSHdb, generic software for microarray based gene discovery: application to the stress response in cowpea. Plant Methods 6(10)
Horsley TN, Johnson SD, Myburg AA. (2010) Comparison of different control-pollination techniques for small-flowered eucalypts. New Forests 39:75-88. 10.1007/s11056-009-9156-5
Sederoff RR, Myburg AA, Kirst M. (2010) Genomics, domestication, and evolution of forest trees. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology 74:303-317. 10.1101/sqb.2009.74.040
Solomon OL, Berger DK, Myburg AA. (2010) Diurnal and circadian regulation of carbon allocation in developing xylem of Eucalyptus trees. South African Journal of Botany 76:425-439. 10.1016/j.sajb.2010.02.087
Solomon OL, Berger DK, Myburg AA. (2010) Diurnal and circadian patterns of gene expression in the developing xylem of Eucalyptus trees. South African Journal of Botany 76:425-439. 10.1016/j.sajb.2010.02.087
Du Preez FB, Myburg AA, Venter E, Botha A-M. (2008) Resistance genes in the Triticeae and the dynamics of divergence before duplication. South African Journal of Botany 74(1):51-64.
Legesse BW, Myburg AA, Pixley K, Botha A-M. (2008) Relationship between hybrid performance and AFLP based genetic distance in highland maize inbred lines. Euphytica 162(3):313-323.
Payn KG, Dvorak WS, Janse BJH, Myburg AA. (2008) Microsatellite diversity and genetic structure of the commercially important tropical tree species Eucalyptus urophylla, endemic to seven islands in eastern Indonesia. Tree Genetics and Genomes 4(3):519-530.
Creux NM, Ranik M, Berger DK, Myburg AA. (2008) Comparative analysis of orthologous cellulose synthase promoters from Arabidopsis, Populus and Eucalyptus: evidence of conserved regulatory elements in angiosperms. New Phytologist 179:722-737. 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2008.02517.x
Payn KG, Dvorak WS, Myburg AA. (2007) Chloroplast DNA phylogeography reveals the island colonisation route of the Eucalyptus urophylla (Myrtaceae). Australian Journal of Botany 55(7):673-683.
De Vos L, Myburg AA, Wingfield MJ, Desjardins AE, Gordon TR, Wingfield BD. (2007) Complete genetic linkage maps from an interspecific cross between Fusarium circinatum and Fusarium subglutinans. Fungal Genetics and Biology 44(8):701-714. 10.1016/j.fgb.2007.02.007 PDF
Legesse BW, Myburg AA, Pixley KV, Botha AM. (2007) Genetic diversity of African maize inbred lines revealed by SSR markers. Hereditas 144(1):10-7. 10.1111/j.2006.0018-0661.01921.x
Naidoo S, Murray SL, Denby KJ, Berger DK. (2007) Microarray analysis of the Arabidopsis thaliana cir1 (constitutively induced resistance 1) mutant reveals candidate defence response genes against Pseudomonas syringae pv tomato DC3000. South African Journal of Botany 73:412-421.
Beyene Y, Botha A-M, Myburg AA. (2006) Genetic diversity in traditional Ethiopian highland maize accessions assessed by AFLP markers and morphological traits. Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 15:2655-2671.
Beyene Y, Botha A-M, Myburg AA. (2006) Genetic diversity among traditional Ethiopian highland maize accessions assessed by simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers. Journal of Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 53(8):1579-1588. 10.1007/s10722-005-8509-y
Legesse BW, Botha A-M, Myburg AA, Pixley K, Twumasi-Afriyie S. (2006) Genetic diversity analysis of CIMMYT-mid-altitude maize inbred lines using AFLP markers. South African Journal of Soil and Plant 23:49-53.
Ranik M, Creux NM, Myburg AA. (2006) Within-tree transcriptome profiling in wood-forming tissues of a fast-growing Eucalyptus tree. Tree Physiology 26(3):365-375.
Ranik M, Myburg AA. (2006) Six new cellulose synthase genes from Eucalyptus are associated with primary and secondary cell wall biosynthesis. Tree Physiology 26(5):545-556.
Beyene Y, Botha A-M, Myburg AA. (2005) Phenotypic diversity for morphological and agronomic traits in traditional Ethiopian highland maize accessions. South African Journal of Soil and Plant 22:100-105.
Beyene Y, Botha A-M, Myburg AA. (2005) A comparative study of molecular and morphological methods of describing genetic relationships in maize. African Journal of Biotechnology 4(7):586-595.
Kirst M, Basten CJ, Myburg AA, Zeng ZB, Sederoff RR. (2005) Genetic architecture of transcript-level variation in differentiating xylem of a Eucalyptus hybrid. Genetics 169(4):2295-303. 10.1534/genetics.104.039198
Naidoo S, Denby KJ, Berger DK. (2005) Microarray experiments: considerations for experimental design. South African Journal of Science 101:347-354.
Kirst M, Myburg AA, De Leon JP, Kirst ME, Scott J, Sederoff R. (2004) Coordinated genetic regulation of growth and lignin revealed by quantitative trait locus analysis of cDNA microarray data in an interspecific backcross of Eucalyptus. Plant Physiology 135(4):2368-2378. 10.1104/pp.103.037960
Lezar S, Myburg AA, Berger DK, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2004) Development and assessment of microarray-based DNA fingerprinting in Eucalyptus grandis. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 109(7):1329-1336. 10.1007/s00122-004-1759-9 PDF
Myburg AA, Vogl C, Griffin AR, Sederoff RR, Whetten RW. (2004) Genetics of postzygotic isolation in Eucalyptus: whole-genome analysis of barriers to introgression in a wide interspecific cross of Eucalyptus grandis and E. globulus. Genetics 166(3):1405-18.
Myburg AA, Griffin AR, Sederoff RR, Whetten RW. (2003) Comparative genetic linkage maps of Eucalyptus grandis, Eucalyptus globulus and their F1 hybrid based on a double pseudo-backcross mapping approach. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 107(6):1028-1042.
Myburg AA, Remington DL, O'Malley DM, Sederoff RR, Whetten RW. (2001) High-throughput AFLP analysis using infrared dye-labeled primers and an automated DNA sequencer. Biotechniques 30(2):348-352, 354, 3.
Myburg AA, Cawood M, Wingfield BD, Botha A-M. (1998) Development of RAPD and SCAR markers linked to the Russian wheat aphid resistance gene Dn2 in wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 96:1162-1169.
Myburg AA, Botha A-M, Wingfield BD. (1997) Identification and genetic distance analysis of wheat cultivars using RAPD fingerprinting. Cereal Research Communications 25:875-882.
Myburg AA, Botha A-M, Wingfield BD. (1996) Identification and characterisation of RAPD markers linked to Russian wheat aphid resistance in wheat. Annual Wheat Newsletter 42:222-223.
Myburg AA, Botha A-M, Wingfield BD. (1996) Characterisation of RAPD markers linked to Russian wheat aphid resistance. Plant Physiology 111:89.
Myburg AA, Botha A-M, Wingfield BD. (1995) Identification of RAPD markers for Russian wheat aphid resistance in wheat. Plant Physiology 108(51):61.
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