Novel species of Cercospora and Pseudocercospora (Capnodiales, Mycosphaerellaceae) from Australia

Shivas, Roger Graham and Marney, Thomas Stephen and Tan, Yu Pei and McTaggart, Alistair Ross (2015) Novel species of Cercospora and Pseudocercospora (Capnodiales, Mycosphaerellaceae) from Australia. Fungal Biology, 119 (5). pp. 362-369. ISSN 1878-6146

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Novel species of Cercospora and Pseudocercospora are described from Australian native plant species. These taxa are Cercospora ischaemi sp. nov. on Ischaemum australe (. Poaceae); Pseudocercospora airliensis sp. nov. on Polyalthia nitidissima (. Annonaceae); Pseudocercospora proiphydis sp. nov. on Proiphys amboinensis (. Amaryllidaceae); and Pseudocercospora jagerae sp. nov. on Jagera pseudorhus var. pseudorhus (. Sapindaceae). These species were characterised by morphology and an analysis of partial nucleotide sequence data for the three gene loci, ITS, LSU and EF-1α. Recent divergence of closely related Australian species of Pseudocercospora on native plants is proposed.

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Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 21:29
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Cercosporoid; Mycology; Phylogeny; Systematics; Taxonomy; Annonaceae; Ascomycota; Australia; Fungal Proteins; Molecular Sequence Data; Peptide Elongation Factor 1; Phylogeny; Plant Diseases; Poaceae; APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY; METHODS AND TECHNIQUES; Identification and Characterization; Fungi and fungal associations;
Fields of Research (2008): 06 Biological Sciences > 0607 Plant Biology > 060704 Plant Pathology
06 Biological Sciences > 0607 Plant Biology > 060702 Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
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