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Identification of several Ganoderma species causing root rot in Acacia mangium plantation in Indonesia


Puspitasari, D and Yuskianti, V and Rimbawanto, A and Beadle, C and Glen, M and Mohammed, C, Identification of several Ganoderma species causing root rot in Acacia mangium plantation in Indonesia, Proceeding of International Conference on The Impacts of Climate Change to Forest Pests and Diseases in The Tropics 2012, 8-10 October 2012, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, pp. 157-161. (2012) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Several species of Ganoderma are known to be associated with root-rot disease, especially in Acacia mangium. The purpose of the study was to identify Ganoderma species collected in 5 different plantations of A. mangium in Sumatra and Kalimantan, Indonesia and from Eucalyptus pellita plantations in Sumatra. Root samples were collected from permanent monitoring plots set up in these plantations and from a survey of eucalypt plantations. Identification of Ganoderma species was based on 2 methods i.e. morphological identification of cultures and sporocarps and by DNA analysis. Over 4000 basidiomycete cultures were isolated including duplicates. Out of 573 Ganoderma isolates from a single tree or sporocarp, 537 were confirmed as G. philippii. Other species of Ganoderma found were G. mastoporum 6 isolates, G. australe 16 isolates, G. subresinosum 7 isolates, and Ganoderma sp. 7 isolates. The cultural characteristics of these isolates are described for the first time.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Ganoderma, cultural morphology, identification
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Forestry sciences
Research Field:Forest health and pathology
Objective Division:Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Objective Group:Forestry
Objective Field:Hardwood plantations
UTAS Author:Glen, M (Dr Morag Glen)
UTAS Author:Mohammed, C (Professor Caroline Mohammed)
ID Code:94082
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2014-08-28
Last Modified:2014-08-28

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