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The role of Pythiacious soil-borne micro-organisms in the tuart decline at Yalgorup

Scott, P., Barber, P., Calver, M.ORCID: 0000-0001-9082-2902, Hardy, G. and Shearer, B. (2006) The role of Pythiacious soil-borne micro-organisms in the tuart decline at Yalgorup. Tuart Bulletin, 5 . pp. 1-2.

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Abstract

Pythiacious soil borne micro-organism, encompassing Phytophthora species, include a diverse group of pathogens that have been identified as contributing and inciting significant forest declines throughout the world, including the south-west of Western Australia and the world. Continuing research indicates that Phytophthora species may have significant, yet unclear, roles in forest declines. Improved methods of molecular species identification indicate a greater diversity of species than once evident from strictly morphological identification, and the ongoing evolution and divergence of new species.

Item Type: Others
Murdoch Affiliation: Centre for Phytophthora Science and Management
Centre of Excellence for Climate Change and Forest and Woodland Health
School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
Publisher: Tuart Health Research Group, Murdoch University
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/4601
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