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Researcher: Thangavel, T (Dr Tamil Thangavel)

Fields of Research

Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Plant Pathology
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)

Research Objectives

Vegetables
Plant Extract Crops (e.g. Pyrethrum, Jojoba)
Plant Extracts (e.g. Pyrethrum, Alkaloids, Jojoba Oil)
Industrial Crops

Career Best Publications

Detection of two Peronospora spp., responsible for downy mildew, in opium poppy seed; Plant Disease
Monitoring Spongospora subterranea development in potato roots reveals distinct infection patterns and enables efficient assessment of disease control methods; PLoS One
Toughing it outódisease-resistant potato mutants have enhanced tuber skin defenses; Phytopathology

Research Publications

Biology and control of the systemic form of poppy downy mildew
Delaying Spongospora induced root infection in potato roots by altering inoculation dates and chemical treatment; 8th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium 2014
Detection of two Peronospora spp., responsible for downy mildew, in opium poppy seed; Plant Disease
Differential resistance to tuber-invading pathogens in somaclonal variants of Russet Burbank potato tubers linked to suberin production; 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology
Enhanced suberin production in novel potato somaclones provides protective bio-barrier against two key scab diseases; 7th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium 2012
First report of systemic downy mildew of opium poppy caused by Peronospora somniferi in Australia; Plant Disease
First Report of Systemic Downy Mildew of Opium Poppy Caused by Peronospora somniferi in Australia; Plant Disease
Grading seed potato lots to remove tubers with powdery scab damage may not eliminate the pathogen threat; American Journal of Potato Research
Infection by Peronospora somniferi and Peronospora meconopsidis from soil causing downy mildew of opium poppy; 10th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium
Monitoring Spongospora subterranea development in potato roots reveals distinct infection patterns and enables efficient assessment of disease control methods; PLoS One
Resistance to multiple tuber diseases expressed in somaclonal variants of the potato cultivar Russet Burbank; The Scientific World Journal
Selection of Potato Somoclones with possible broad spectrum resistance to tuber-invading diseases; New Frontiers in Plant Pathology for Asia and Oceania
Somaclonal selection in potato for resistance to common scab provides concurrent resistance to powdery scab; Plant Pathology
Susceptibility of opium poppy and pyrethrum to root infection by Spongospora subterranea; Journal of Phytopathology
Toughing it outódisease-resistant potato mutants have enhanced tuber skin defenses; Phytopathology

Research Projects

Biology and control of the systemic form of poppy downy mildew

Research Candidate Supervision