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- Fru, Felix F, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Southern forests 2019 v.81 no.1 pp. 69-78
- Fusarium circinatum; Pinus patula; Pinus radiata; alleles; forests; fungal diseases of plants; genetic analysis; genetic markers; genetic recombination; genetic variation; genotype; mating types; plant pathogenic fungi; plantation forestry; plantations; planting; root diseases; seedling diseases; seedlings; trees; South Africa
- ... The disease known as pitch canker results from infection of Pinus species by the fungus Fusarium circinatum. This fungus also causes a serious root disease of Pinus seedlings and cuttings in forestry nurseries. Pinus radiata and P. patula are especially susceptible to the pathogen, but there are no records of pitch canker on P. patula in established plantations. To date, only planting material of ...
- Fru, Felix F., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- European journal of plant pathology 2017 v.148 no.1 pp. 97-107
- DNA; Fusarium circinatum; Pinus radiata; clones; disease outbreaks; fungi; genetic markers; genetic variation; genotype; mating types; nucleotide sequences; pathogens; plantations; sequence analysis; sexual reproduction; trees; South Africa
- ... Pitch canker of pines is caused by the fungus Fusarium circinatum. In South Africa, this pathogen has mostly been a nursery problem. From 2005, however, outbreaks of pitch canker have been reported from established Pinus radiata and P. greggii in the Western and Eastern Cape Provinces. Most recently, pitch canker-like symptoms were observed on 10-year-old P. greggii trees in a plantation in the mi ...