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Researcher: Pearce, T (Dr Tamieka Pearce)

Fields of Research

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

Research Objectives

Plant Extract Crops (e.g. Pyrethrum, Jojoba)
Horticultural Crops

Career Best Publications

Evidence for sexual recombination in Didymella tanaceti populations, and their evolution over spring production in Australian pyrethrum fields; Phytopathology
Mycoflora associated with pyrethrum seed and the integration of seed steam treatment into foliar disease management strategies; Plant Disease
Tan spot of pyrethrum is caused by a Didymella species complex; Plant Pathology

Research Publications

Changes in distribution and frequency of fungi associated with a foliar disease complex of pyrethrum in Australia; Plant Disease
Evidence for sexual recombination in Didymella tanaceti populations, and their evolution over spring production in Australian pyrethrum fields; Phytopathology
First Report of Witch's Broom Phytoplasma (16SrII-D Group) in Purple Coneflower in Australia; Plant Disease: An International Journal of Applied Plant Pathology
Genetics governing the differential response to boscalid of Microsphaeropsis tanaceti and Stagonosporopsis tanaceti; 2015 American Phytopathological Society Annual meeting
Mating type distributions of Microsphaeropsis tanaceti isolated from pyrethrum fields in Tasmania, Australia; 2014 APS-CPS Joint Meeting
Mating-type gene structure and spatial distribution of Didymella tanaceti in pyrethrum fields; Phytopathology
Mycoflora associated with pyrethrum seed and the integration of seed steam treatment into foliar disease management strategies; Plant Disease
Symptomatology of crown rot of pyrethrum caused by Sclerotinia spp. in Tasmania, Australia; 2014 APS-CPS Joint Meeting
Tan spot disease: An emerging threat to pyrethrum production
Tan spot of pyrethrum is caused by a Didymella species complex; Plant Pathology
Witch's broom phytoplasma infecting Echinacea pallida in Australia'; Phytopathology: International Journal of The American Phytopathological Society
Witch’s broom phytoplasma infecting Echinacea pallida in Australia; 2011 APS-IPPC Joint Meeting

Research Projects

Integrated disease management in pyrethrum; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Improving the integrated management of pyrethrum diseases
Investigating the genetics of pyrethrum vernalisation
Tan Spot disease an emerging threat to pyrethrum production

Research Candidate Supervision