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Researcher: Pearce, T (Dr Tamieka Pearce)

Fields of Research

Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Plant pathology
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Horticultural crop improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Horticultural crop growth and development

Research Objectives

Plant extract crops
Horticultural crops
Stone fruit (excl. avocado)
Berry fruit (excl. kiwifruit)

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
Multiple mutations across the succinate dehydrogenase gene complex are associated with boscalid resistance in Didymella tanaceti in pyrethrum; PLoS ONE
Mycoflora associated with pyrethrum seed and the integration of seed steam treatment into foliar disease management strategies; Plant Disease
Poster Board 33. Assessment of fungicide resistance in Botrytis cinerea from cherry fruit; Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference 2019
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

Development of regional risk models for fungal diseases in pyrethrum; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Integrated disease management in pyrethrum; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Improving the integrated management of pyrethrum diseases
Investigating the genetics of pyrethrum vernalisation
Mechanisms and spread of fungicide resistance in pyrethrum fungal pathogens
Resistance of Botrytis cinerea to selected fungicides
Tan Spot disease an emerging threat to pyrethrum production
Tissue culture techniques for pyrethrum

Research Candidate Supervision