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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
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.

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.

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

Wijayawardene, N. N and Hyde, K. D and Dai, D. Q and Tang, L. Z and Aptroot, A and Castaneda-Ruiz, R. F and Druzhinina, I. S and Cai, F and Ekanayaka, A. H and Erdogdu, M and Fiuza, P. O and Gentekaki, E and Goto, B. T and Haelewaters, D and Hongsanan, S and Jeewon, R and Kirk, P. M and Jayalal, R. G. U and Karunarathna, S. C and Wanasinghe, D. N and Lumbsch, H. T and Madrid, H and Maharachchikumbura, S. S. N and Monteiro, J. S and Shivaprakash, N and Pfliegler, W. P and Phillips, A. J. L and Saxena, R. K and Stadler, M and Tian, Q and Tokarev, Y. S and Tsurykau, A and Ertz, D and Lee, H. B and Etayo, J and Vizzini, A and Jones, E. B. G and Lin, C. G and Li, W. J and Dai, Y. C and Fan, X. L and McKenzie, E. H. C and Shivas, R. G and Hustad, V and Leontyev, D. V and de Hoog, G. S and Niskanen, T and Boekhout, T and Gaya, E and Thines, M (2020) A dynamic portal for a community-driven, continuously updated classification of Fungi and fungus-like organisms: Mycosphere, 11 (1). pp. 1514-1526. ISSN 2077-7000

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

Crous, P. W. and Wingfield, M. J. and Chooi, Y.-H. and Gilchrist, C. L. M. and Lacey, E. and Pitt, J. I. and Roets, F. and Swart, W. J. and Cano-Lira, J. F. and Valenzuela-Lopez, N. and Hubka, V. and Shivas, R. G. and Stchigel, A. M. and Holdom, D. G. and Jurjevic, Z. and Kachalkin, A. V. and Lebel, T. and Lock, C. and Martin, M. P. and Tan, Y. P. and Tomashevskaya, M. A. and Vitelli, J. S. and Baseia, I. G. and Bhatt, V. K. and Brandrud, T. E. and de Souza, J. T. and Dima, B. and Lacey, H. J. and Lombard, L. and Johnston, P. R. and Morte, A. and Papp, V. and Rodriguez, A. and Rodriguez-Andrade, E. and Semwal, K. C. and Tegart, L. and Abad, Z. G. and Akulov, A. and Alvarado, P. and Alves, A. and Andrade, J. P. and Arenas, F. and Asenjo, C. and Ballara, J. and Barrett, M. D. and Berna, L. M. and Berraf-Tebbal, A. and Bianchinotti, M. V. and Bransgrove, K. and Burgess, T. I. and Carmo, F. S. and Chavez, R. and Cmokova, A. and Dearnaley, J. D. W. and Santiago, A. L. C. M. de A. and Freitas-Neto, J.F. and Denman, S. and Douglas, B. and Dovana, F. and Eichmeier, A. and Esteve-Raventos, F. and Farid, A. and Fedosova, A. G. and Ferisin, G. and Ferreira, R. J. and Ferrer, A. and Figueiredo, C. N. and Figueiredo, Y. F. and Reinoso-Fuentealba, C. G. and Garrido-Benavent, I. and Canete-Gibas, C. F. and Gil-Duran, C. and Glushakova, A. M. and Goncalves, M. F. M. and Gonzalez, M. and Gorczak, M. and Gorton, C. and Guard, F. E. and Guarnizo, A. L. and Guarro, J. and Gutierrez, M. and Hamal, P. and Hien, L. T. and Hocking, A. D. and Houbraken, J. and Hunter, G. C. and Inacio, C. A. and Jourdan, M. and Kapitonov, V. I. and Kelly, L. and Khanh, T. N. and Kislo, K. and Kiss, L. and Kiyashko, A. and Kolarik, M. and Kruse, J. and Kubatova, A. and Kucera, V. and Kucerova, I. and Kusan, I. and Lee, H. B. and Levican, G. and Lewis, A. and Liem, N. V. and Liimatainen, K. and Lim, H. J. and Lyons, M. N. and Macia-Vicente, J. G. and Magana-Duenas, V. and Mahiques, R. and Malysheva, E. F. and Marbach, P. A. S. and Marinho, P. and Matocec, N. and McTaggart, A. R. and Mesic, A. and Morin, L. and Munoz-Mohedano, J. M. and Navarro-Rodenas, A. and Nicolli, C. P. and Oliveira, R. L. and Otsing, E. and Ovrebo, C. L. and Pankratov, T. A. and Panos, A. and Paz-Conde, A. and Perez-Sierra, A. and Phosri, C. and Pintos, A. and Posta, A. and Prencipe, S. and Rubio, E. and Saitta, A. and Sales, L. S. and Sanhueza, L. and Shuttleworth, L. A. and Smith, J. and Smith, M. E. and Spadaro, D. and Spetik, M. and Sochor, M. and Sochorova, Z. and Sousa, J. O. and Suwannasai, N. and Tedersoo, L. and Thanh, H. M. and Thao, L. D. and Tkalcec, Z. and Vaghefi, N. and Venzhik, A. S. and Verbeken, A. and Vizzini, A. and Voyron, S. and Wainhouse, M. and Whalley, A. J. S. and Wrzosek, M. and Zapata, M. and Zeil-Rolfe, I. and Groenewald, J. Z. (2020) Fungal Planet description sheets: 1042-1111. Persoonia: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi, 44. pp. 301-459. ISSN 0031-5850

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

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