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Professor Roger Shivas

Professor Roger Shivas
Name Roger Shivas
Position Professor (Mycology)
Section Centre for Crop Health (Operations)
Office P22-105
Location Toowoomba Campus
Email
Qualifications BSc Qld , MSc UNE , PhD UWA

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Mycology ( 060505 )

Research interests
mycology, plant pathology, fungal taxonomy, fungal evolutionary biology, biological control, fungal biodiversity

Professional memberships
Fellow of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society

Industry affiliations
Member of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Life Sciences and the Environment (ILSE)

Research most recent
McTaggart AR, Prychid CJ, Bruhl JJ, Shivas RG (2020). The PhyloCode applied to Cintractiellales, a new order of smut fungi with unresolved phylogenetic relationships in the Ustilaginomycotina. Fungal Systematics and Evolution 6: 55–64. doi: 10.3114/fuse.2020.06.04

Wrona CJ, Mohankumar V, Schoeman MH, Tan YP, Shivas RG, Jeff-Ego OS, Akinsanmi OA (2020). Phomopsis husk rot of macadamia in Australia and South Africa caused by novel Diaporthe species. Plant Pathology. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13170

Roach R, Mann R, Gambley CG, Shivas RG, Chapman T, Rodoni B (2020). Pathogenicity and copper tolerance in Australian Xanthomonas species associated with bacterial leaf spot. Crop Protection 127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2019.104923


Research most notable
Shivas RG, Tan YP (2009). A taxonomic re-assessment of Colletotrichum acutatum, introducing C. fioriniae comb. et stat. nov. and C. simmondsii sp. nov. Fungal Diversity 39: 111-122.


Publications in ePrints

Tanaka, Eiji and Shrestha, Bhushan and Shivas, Roger G. (2020) Commelinaceomyces, gen. nov., for four clavicipitaceous species misplaced in Ustilago that infect Commelinaceae. Mycologia, 112 (3). pp. 649-660. ISSN 0027-5514

Roach, R. and Mann, R. and Gambley, C. G. and Shivas, R. G. and Chapman, T. and Rodoni, B. (2020) Pathogenicity and copper tolerance in Australian Xanthomonas species associated with bacterial leaf spot. Crop Protection, 127. pp. 1-11. ISSN 0261-2194

Wrona, Christopher J. and Mohankumar, Vheena and Schoeman, Maritha H. and Tan, Yu P. and Shivas, Roger G.S. and Jeff-Ego, Olumide S. and Akinsanmi, Olufemi A. (2020) Phomopsis husk rot of macadamia in Australia and South Africa caused by novel Diaporthe species. Plant Pathology, 69 (5). pp. 911-921. ISSN 0032-0862

Allen, Robert N. and Bransgrove, Kaylene and Shivas, Roger G. (2020) Red root rot of Vicia sativa caused by Atractiella rhizophila. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 157 (2). pp. 293-297. ISSN 0929-1873

Tan, Yu Pei and Shivas, Roger G. and Marney, Thomas S. and Edwards, Jacqueline and Dearnaley, John and Jami, Fahimeh and Burgess, Treena I. (2019) Australian cultures of Botryosphaeriaceae held in Queensland and Victoria plant pathology herbaria revisited. Australasian Plant Pathology, 48 (1). pp. 25-34. ISSN 0815-3191

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