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Dr Niroshini Gunasinghe

Dr Niroshini Gunasinghe
Name Niroshini Gunasinghe
Position Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Wheat Yellow Spot Disease)
Section Centre for Crop Health (Research)
Office P22-123
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1389
Extension 1389
Email
Qualifications BSc Peradeniya , MPhil Peradeniya , PhD UWA
Languages Sinhalese (accredited translator)

Fields of Research (FoR)

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

Research interests
Plant pathology

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Crop Health (CCH)

Research most recent
Gunasinghe N, You MP, Clode, P., Cawthray G, Barbetti MJ, 2016. Unique infection structures produced by Pseudocercosporella capsellae on oilseed crops: Brassica carinata, B. juncea and B. napus in Western Australia. Plant Pathology 66, 306-315.

Gunasinghe N, You MP, Cawthray G, Barbetti MJ, 2016. Cercosporin from Pseudocercosporella capsellae and its critical role in white leaf spot development. Plant Disease 100 (8), 1521-1531.

Gunasinghe N, You MP, Li XX, Banga SS, Banga SK and Barbetti MJ, 2016. New host resistances to Pseudocercosporella capsellae and implications for white leaf spot management in Brassicaceae crops. Crop Protection 86, 69-76.


Research most notable
Gunasinghe RN, and Karunarathne AM, 2009. Interactions of Colletotrichum musae and Lasiodiplodia theobromae and their biocontrol by Pantoea agglomerans and Flavobacterium sp. in crown rot expression of “Embul” banana. Journal of Bio Control, 54 (4), 587-596.

Gunasinghe RN, Ikiriwatta CJ and Karunaratne AM, 2004. The Use of Pantoea agglomerans and Flavobacterium sp. to control banana pathogens. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 79.1002-1006.


Publications in ePrints

Gunasinghe, Niroshini ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8591-0983 and Barbetti, Martin J. and You, Ming Pei and Burrell, Daniel and Neate, Stephen (2020) White Leaf Spot Caused by Neopseudocercosporella capsellae: A Re-emerging Disease of Brassicaceae. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10:588090. pp. 1-16. ISSN 2235-2988

Gunasinghe, Niroshini ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8591-0983 and You, Ming Pei and Banga, Surinder S. and Banga, Shashi K. and Barbetti, Martin J. (2017) Outstanding host resistance will resolve the threat from white leaf spot disease (Pseudocercosporella capsellae) to oilseed and vegetable Brassica spp. crops. Australasian Plant Pathology, 46 (2). pp. 137-146. ISSN 0815-3191

Gunasinghe, N. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8591-0983 and You, M. P. and Clode, P. and Cawthray, G. R. and Barbetti, M. J. (2017) Unique infection structures produced by Pseudocercosporella capsellae on oilseed crops Brassica carinata, B. juncea and B. napus in Western Australia. Plant Pathology, 66 (2). pp. 304-315. ISSN 0032-0862

Gunasinghe, Niroshini ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8591-0983 and You, Ming Pei and Cawthray, Gregory R. and Barbetti, Martin J. (2016) Cercosporin from Pseudocercosporella capsellae and its critical role in white leaf spot development. Plant Disease, 100 (8). pp. 1521-1531. ISSN 0191-2917

Gunasinghe, N. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8591-0983 and You, M. P. and Clode, P. L. and Barbetti, M. J. (2016) Mechanisms of resistance in Brassica carinata, B. napus and B. juncea to Pseudocercosporella capsellae. Plant Pathology, 65 (6). pp. 888-900. ISSN 0032-0862

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