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Dr Bree Wilson

Name Bree Wilson
Position Research Fellow (Biological Control)
Section Centre for Crop Health (Research)
Office P22-108
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1670
Extension 1670
Email
Qualifications BAppSc(Hons) RMIT , PhD Charles Sturt

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds) ( 070308 )
  • Crop And Pasture Protection (incl. Pests ( 300409 )
  • Crop And Pasture Production ( 300400 )

Research interests
Integrated pest management, biological control, plant pathology

Industry affiliations
Society for Invertebrate Pathology

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Crop Health (CCH)

Research most recent
Hengyu Lu, Bree A. L. Wilson, Gavin J. Ash, Sharon B. Woruba, Murray J. Fletcher, Minsheng You, Guang Yang & Geoff M. Gurr (2016) Determining putative vectors of the Bogia Coconut Syndrome
phytoplasma using loop-mediated isothermal amplification of single insect feeding media. Scientific Reports 6:35801 DOI: 10.1038/srep35801

Geoff M. Gurr, Anne C. Johnson, Gavin J. Ash, Bree A. L. Wilson , Mark M. Ero, Carmel A. Pilotti, Charles F. Dewhurst and Minsheng S. You (2016). Coconut Lethal Yellowing Diseases: A Phytoplasma Threat to Palms of Global Economic and Social Significance Front. Plant Sci. 7:1521. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01521

Ronnie Dotaona, Bree A.L. Wilson, Mark M. Stevens, Joanne Holloway and Gavin J. Ash (2015). Screening of tropical isolates of Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) for virulence to the sweet potato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Coleoptera: Brentidae). International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 35: 153-163.


Research most notable
Pattemore, J.A., Hane, J.K., Williams, A.H., Wilson, B.A., Stodart, B.J. and Ash, G.J. (2014) The genome sequence of the biocontrol fungus Metarhizium anisopliae and comparative genomics of Metarhizium species. BMC Genomics 15: 1471-2164


Publications in ePrints

Shah, Sudhan and Ash, Gavin J. and Wilson, Bree A. L. (2022) Resporulation of Metarhizium anisopliae granules on soil and mortality of Tenebrio molitor: Implications for wireworm management in sweetpotato. Annals of Applied Biology. pp. 1-12. ISSN 0003-4746

Khun, Kim Khuy ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6937-2721 and Ash, Gavin J. and Stevens, Mark M. and Huwer, Ruth K. and Wilson, Bree A.L. (2021) Compatibility of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana with insecticides and fungicides used in macadamia production in Australia. Pest Management Science, 77 (2). pp. 709-718. ISSN 1526-498X

Frew, Adam ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9859-2419 and Wilson, Bree A. L. (2021) Different mycorrhizal fungal communities differentially affect plant phenolic-based resistance to insect herbivory. Rhizosphere, 19:100365. pp. 1-4.

Khun, Kim Khuy ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6937-2721 and Ash, Gavin J. and Stevens, Mark M. and Huwer, Ruth K. and Wilson, Bree A. L. (2021) Interactions of fungal entomopathogens with synthetic insecticides for the control of Kuschelorhynchus macadamiae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Applied Entomology, 145 (6). pp. 553-566. ISSN 0931-2048

Khun, Kim Khuy ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6937-2721 and Ash, Gavin J. and Stevens, Mark M. and Huwer, Ruth K. and Wilson, Bree A. L. (2021) Transmission of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana to adults of Kuschelorhynchus macadamiae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from infected adults and conidiated cadavers. Scientific Reports, 11:2188. pp. 1-12.

View full listing in ePrints

Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds) ( 070308 )
  • Crop And Pasture Protection (incl. Pests ( 300409 )
  • Crop And Pasture Production ( 300400 )