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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 )

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

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. (2020) Compatibility of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana with insecticides and fungicides used in macadamia production in Australia. Pest Management Science. pp. 1-44. ISSN 1526-498X

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. (2020) Response of the macadamia seed weevil Kuschelorhynchus macadamiae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassianain laboratory bioassays. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 174:107437. pp. 1-7. ISSN 0022-2011

Korosi, Gyongyver A. and Wilson, Bree A. L. and Powell, Kevin S. and Ash, Gavin J. and Reineke, Annette and Savocchia, Sandra (2019) Occurrence and diversity of entomopathogenic fungi (Beauveria spp. and Metarhizium spp.) in Australian vineyard soils. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 164. pp. 69-77. ISSN 0022-2011

Dotaona, Ronnie and Wilson, Bree A. L. and Stevens, Mark M. and Holloway, Joanne and Ash, Gavin J. (2017) Chronic effects and horizontal transmission of Metarhizium anisopliae strain QS155 infection in the sweet potato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Coleoptera: Brentidae). Biological Control, 114. pp. 24-29. ISSN 1049-9644

Dotaona, Ronnie and Wilson, Bree A. L. and Ash, Gavin J. and Holloway, Joanne and Stevens, Mark M. (2017) Sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Fab.)(Coleoptera: Brentidae) avoids its host plant when a virulent Metarhizium anisopliae isolate is present. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 148. pp. 67-72. ISSN 0022-2011

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds) ( 070308 )


Research topics