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Researcher: Glen, M (Dr Morag Glen)

Fields of Research

Forestry Pests, Health and Diseases
Plant Pathology
Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Tree Nutrition and Physiology
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Tree Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Forestry Management and Environment
Conservation and Biodiversity
Environmental Impact Assessment
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Environmental Monitoring
Microbial Ecology
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Plant Biology
Environmental Management

Research Objectives

Hardwood Plantations
Native Forests
Softwood Plantations
Stone Fruit
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Ornamentals, Natives, Flowers and Nursery Plants
Border Biosecurity (incl. Quarantine and Inspection)
Energy Services and Utilities
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Environmental Health
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Mining Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Ganoderma steyaertanum as a root-rot pathogen of forest trees; Forest Pathology
Ganoderma and Amauroderma species associated with root-rot disease of Acacia mangium plantation trees in Indonesia and Malaysia; Australasian Plant Pathology
Ganoderma basidiospore germination responses as affected by spore density, temperature and nutrient media; Tropical Plant Pathology
In vitro interaction between Phlebiopsis sp. and Ganoderma philippii isolates; Forest Pathology
Lophodermium pinastri and an unknown species of Teratosphaeriaceae are associated with needle cast in a Pinus radiata selection trial; Forest Pathology
Puccinia psidii: a threat to the Australian environment and economy - a review; Australasian Plant Pathology
Uredo rangelii, a taxon in the guava rust complex, newly recorded on Myrtaceae in Australia; Australasian Plant Pathology
A latitudinal cline in disease resistance of a host tree; Heredity
A novel spore collection device for sampling exposure pathways: a case study of Puccinia psidii; Plant Disease
An assessment of ectomycorrhizal fungal communities in Tasmanian temperate high-altitude Eucalyptus delegatensis forest reveals a dominance of the Cortinariaceae; Mycorrhiza
Basidiomycete root-rots of paper-pulp tree species in Indonesia - identity, biology and control; ICPP
Biology, spread and management of root rot in Acacia mangium plantations in Indonesia; Proceeding of International Conference on The Impacts of Climate Change to Forest Pests and Diseases in The Tropics 2012
Comparative genomics of Puccinia psidii
Development of Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction Detection of Mycosphaerella spp. and Its Application to the Study of Leaf Disease in Eucalyptus Plantations; Phytopathology
Disease progression in plantations of Acacia mangium affected by red root rot (Ganoderma philippii); Forest Pathology
Disease-management strategies for the rural sector that help deliver sustainable wood production from exotic plantations; An Integrated Approach
Diversity and identification of fungi associated with needles of Pinus radiata in Tasmania; Southern Forests
Ectomcycorrhizal community composition in relation to canopy health and udnerstorey vegetation in Tasmania Eucalyptus delegatensis forest; ESA Annual Conference
Ectomycorrhizal community composition in relation to canopy health and understorey vegetation in Tasmanian Eucalyptus delegatensis forest; ESA Annual Conference
Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities of rehabilitated bauxite mines and adjacent, natural jarrah forest in Western Australia; Forest Ecology and Management
Epitypification of Puccinia psidii, casual agent of guava rust; Tropical Plant Pathology
Eucalypt Decline in the Absence of Fire: Relationship to the Ectomoycorrhizal Fungal Community
Eucalyptus microfungi known from culture. 3. Eucasphaeria and Sympoventuria genera nova, and new species of Furcaspora, Harknessia, Heteroconium and Phacidiella; Fungal Diversity
Evidence for different QTL underlying the immune and hypersensitive responses of Eucalyptus globulus to the rust pathogen Puccinia psidii; Tree Genetics and Genomes
Host factors related to fruit rot of sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) caused by Botrytis cinerea; Australasian Plant Pathology
How far is too far for saproxylicbeetles?; 3rd Combined Australian and New Zealand Entomological Societies Conference
Identification of basidiomycete fungi in Indonesian hardwood plantations by DNA barcoding; Forest Pathology
Identification of several Ganoderma species causing root rot in Acacia mangium plantation in Indonesia; Proceeding of International Conference on The Impacts of Climate Change to Forest Pests and Diseases in The Tropics 2012
Management of fungal root rot in plantation acacias in Indonesia
Management of fungal root-rot pathogens in tropical Acacia mangiumplantations; Forest Pathology
Microsatellite analysis indicates that Puccinia psidii in Australia is mutating but not recombining; Australasian Plant Pathology
Microsatellite analysis of rust species found on Myrtaceae in Australia
Microsatellite analysis of rust species found on Myrtaceae in NSW
Molecular diagnosis of Puccinia psidii (guava rust) a quarantine threat to Australian eucalypt and Myrtaceae biodiversity; Plant Pathology
Molecular tools for differentiating Cyclaneusma minus morphotypes and assessing their distribution in Pinus radiata forests in New Zealand; New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science
Multigene phylogenetic study of Cyclaneusma species; Forest Pathology
Needle fungi in young Tasmanian Pinus radiata plantations in relation to elevation and rainfall; New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science
Optimising silvicultural management and productivity of high-quality acacia plantations, especially for sawlogs
PCR detection of Mycosphaerella species in early lesion developmental stages of Mycosphaerella leaf disease; 8th International Mycological Congress
Quantifying stem discoloration and decay following pruning and thinning an Acacia hybrid plantation; Forest Pathology
Quest to elucidate the life cycle of Puccinia psidii sensu lato; Fungal Biology
Rapid and robust identification associated with Acacia Mangium root disease using DNA analyses; An Integrated Approach
Rapid collapse of a sub-Antarctic alpine ecosystem: the role of climate and pathogens; Journal of Applied Ecology
Real-time PCR detection of Mycosphaerella spp. infecting eucalypts; ICPP
Screening for host responses in Acacia to a canker and wilt pathogen, Ceratocystis manginecans; Forest Pathology
Signs and identification of fungal root-rot pathogens in tropical Eucalyptus pellita plantations; Forest Pathology
Species-specific PCR for rapid identification of Ganoderma philippii and Ganoderma mastoporum from Acacia mangium and Eucalyptus pellita plantations in Indonesia; Forest Pathology
Structural host responses of Acacia mangium and Eucalyptus pellita to artificial infection with the root rot pathogen, Ganoderma philippii; Forest Pathology
Survey of the needle fungi associated with Spring Needle Cast in Pinus radiata; An Integrated Approach
Temperate eucalypt forest decline is linked to altered ectomycorrhizal communities mediated by soil chemistry; Forest Ecology and Management
The uncertain impact of climate change on forest ecosystems - How qualitative modelling can guide future research for quantitative model development; Environmental Modelling and Software
Understanding infection pathways and tree factors for integrated disease management of brown rot and grey mould in sweet cherry; International Horticultural Congress 2014
Understanding infection risk factors for integrated disease management of brown rot and grey mould in sweet cherry; XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: International Symopsia on Innovative Plant Production in Horticulture, Biosecurity, Quarantine Pests, and Market Access
Wood-inhabiting fungi found within living Eucalyptus obliqua trees in southern Tasmania; Australasian Mycologist

Research Projects

Diversity and abundance of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in native and managed landscapes in Tasmania; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Increasing Productivity and Profitability of Indonesian Smallholder Plantations; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Optimal management of pre-harvest rot in sweet-cherry; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Baiting for Rosellinia sp. on Macquarie Island
Comparative genomics of Puccinia psidii
DNA extraction from Heard Island soil and plant samples
Identification and detection of soft rot decay fungi in eucalypt power poles samples
Identification of soft rot decay fungi in eucalypt power poles samples
Molecular Investigation of Fungal Communities Associated with Healthy and Diseased Azorella Macquariensis
Mould Identification
Pathways Risk Analysis
Testing DNA samples from Heard Island and Macquarie Island for Rosellinia

Research Candidate Supervision

Characterization of Needle Fungi Associated with Pinus Radiata
Coarse Woody debris, Macrofungal Assemblages, and Sustainable Forest Management in a Eucalypt Obliqua Forest of Southern Tasmania
Eucalypt Dieback and Ectomycorrhizal Community Ecology of Eucalyptus Delegatensis Forest, Tasmania, Australia.
Forest Diseases- FTA Cards and DNA Sampling
Managing for Persistence of the Saproxylic Biota in Production Forest Landscapes
Resistance Screening to Fungal Diseases for Plantation Eucalypts in Vietnam; Molecular Tools to Assist Fungal Detection and Identification
Root-rot Disease
Silvicultural strategies for improving the health and vigour of Acacia plantations in Vietnam
Study on the Millipedes (Diplopoda) and their Role in Soil Ecosystems in North Vietnam
The Improvement of Sawlog Quality in Acacia Plantations by Reducing Stem Defects caused by Fungi