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Yu Pei Tan defends thesis on Australian fungi. by Webmaster News 2019-05-10 13:28:57
 

Wednesday 9 May, Ms Yu Pei Tan, former student in the Evolutionary Phytopathology research group of Prof. Pedro Crous, defended her thesis “Taxonomy and biodiversity of plant pathogenic fungi from Australia” at the University of Utrecht. The research presented in this thesis, is mainly related to the taxonomy and biodiversity of cultures from the Queensland Plant Pathology Herbarium (BRIP), Australia’s largest collection of phytopathogenic fungi. The new insights gained from this thesis will influence future research into the taxonomy and biodiversity of other underrepresented microfungi in Australia, and provide a firm foundation for plant biosecurity in Australia.