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Researcher: Balendres, MA (Mr Mark Balendres)

Fields of Research

Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Plant pathology

Research Objectives

Field grown vegetable crops

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Germinate to exterminate: chemical stimulation of Spongospora subterranea resting spore germination and its potential to diminish soil inoculum; Plant Pathology
Grading seed potato lots to remove tubers with powdery scab damage may not eliminate the pathogen threat; American Journal of Potato Research
Key events in pathogenesis of spongospora diseases in potato: a review; Australasian Plant Pathology
Metabolomes of potato root exudates: compounds that stimulate resting spore germination of the soil-borne pathogen Spongospora subterranea; Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Potato root exudates stimulate zoospore release of Spongospora subterranea; 8th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium 2014
Potato root exudation and release of Spongospora subterranea resting spore germination stimulants are affected by plant and environmental conditions; Journal of Phytopathology
Resting spore dormancy and infectivity characteristics of the potato powdery scab pathogen Spongospora subterranea; Journal of Phytopathology
Somatic cell selection as a tool for developing resistance against soil-borne potato pathogen, Spongospora subterranea; 8th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium 2014
Susceptibility of opium poppy and pyrethrum to root infection by Spongospora subterranea; Journal of Phytopathology
Zoosporangial root infection of tomato by Spongospora subterranea in hydroponic and glasshouse culture results in diminished plant growth; Journal of Phytopathology

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision