Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Brett Summerell

Position
Deputy Executive Director

Branch
Science & Public Programs

Email
brett.summerell@rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

Phone
+61 2 9231 8113

Fax
+61 2 9241 3892

Research interests
Biology, ecology and population genetics of plant pathogenic fungi, particularly in natural ecosystems

Keywords
fungi, Fusarium, Phytophthora, plant diseases

Current research projects

  • My core research activities are focused on the biology, ecology and taxonomy of the complex fungal genus, Fusarium.
  • Research on techniques for the diagnosis of plant diseases, especially macromolecular based techniques
  • Studies on fungi causing diseases of Australian plants
  • Capacity building projects in plant pathology in South-East Asia

Key publications

Books

  1. Burgess, L.W., Liddell, C.M. and Summerell, B.A. (1988) Laboratory Manual for Fusarium Research, 2nd Edition. Department of Plant Pathology and Agricultural Entomology, University of Sydney, 156 p.
  2. Burgess, L.W., Summerell, B.A., Bullock, S., Gott, K.P. and Backhouse, D. (1994) Laboratory Manual for Fusarium Research, 3rd Edition. Department of Crop Science, University of Sydney/Royal Botanic Gardens, 134 p.
  3. Summerell, B.A., Leslie, J.F., Backhouse, D., Bryden, W. L. and Burgess, L.W. (eds.).(2001) Fusarium: Paul E. Nelson Memorial Symposium. American Phytopathological Society Press, St. Paul, Minnesota. 408 pp.
  4. Leslie, J.F. and Summerell, B.A. (2006) The Fusarium Laboratory Manual. Blackwell Publishing, Ames, IA, USA. 388 pp.

CD-ROMS

  1. Stacey Azzopardi, Brett Summerell, Ngo Vinh Vien, Tran Nguyen Ha, Lester Burgess, Pim Sanderson and Len Tesoriero (2002) Soilborne Plant Diseases in Vietnam. AusAid, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney and University of Sydney.
  2. Stacey Azzopardi, Brett Summerell, Edward Liew, Frans Rondonuwu, Berty Assa, Lester Burgess, Pim Sanderson, Ngo Vinh Vien, Tran Nguyen Ha and Len Tesoriero (2003) Soilborne Plant Diseases in Indonesia. AusAid, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney and University of Sydney.

Chapters in books

  1. Summerell, B.A. (1997) Pests and diseases. In The Waratah, 2nd Edition. P. Nixon. pp. 56-58. Kangaroo Press.
  2. Bryden, W.L., Shanks, G.J., Ravindran G., Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1998) Occurrence of Fusarium moniliforme and fumonisins in Australian maize in relation to animal disease. In Toxic Plants and Other Natural Toxicants, eds. T. Garland and A.C. Barr. pp. 474-478. CAB International.
  3. Summerell, B.A. (2000) Urban Plant Pathology: Advising the Public. In Managing Urban Weeds and Pests. Pp.143-152. (eds. D.M. Suckling and P.S. Stevens). New Zealand Plant Protection Society.
  4. Summerell, B.A., Kistler, H.C. and Gunn, L.V. (2001) Fusarium wilt of Phoenix canariensis caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. canariensis. Pp 263-270. In Fusarium: Paul E. Nelson Memorial Symposium. Summerell, B.A., Leslie, J.F., Backhouse, D., Bryden, W. L. and Burgess, L.W. (eds.). American Phytopathological Society Press, St. Paul Minnesota.
  5. Backhouse, D., Burgess, L.W. and Summerell, B.A. (2001) Biogeography of Fusarium. Pp. 124-139. In Fusarium: Paul E. Nelson Memorial Symposium. Summerell, B.A., Leslie, J.F., Backhouse, D., Bryden, W. L. and Burgess, L.W. (eds.). American Phytopathological Society Press, St. Paul Minnesota.
  6. Burgess, L.W., Backhouse, D., Summerell, B.A. and Swan, L.J. (2001) Crown rot of wheat. Pp 271-294. In Fusarium: Paul E. Nelson Memorial Symposium. Summerell, B.A., Leslie, J.F., Backhouse, D., Bryden, W. L. and Burgess, L.W. (eds.). American Phytopathological Society Press, St. Paul Minnesota.
  7. Burgess, L.W., Summerell, B.A., Giblett, G., Backhouse, D., Blake, M.L., Smith-White, J. and Colville, M. (2002) Role of sorghum in overseasoning of Gibberella zeae. In Sorghum and Millets 2001. Pp. 301-303. J.F. Leslie (ed.). Iowa State University Press.
  8. McDougall, K.L., Summerell B.A. (2003) The impact of Phytophthora cinnamomi on the flora and vegetation of New South Wales - a re-appraisal. In Phytophthora in Forests and Natural Ecosystems. 2nd International IUFRO Working Party 7.02.09 Meeting, Albany, Western Australia, October 2001. Eds. J.A. McComb, G.E. St J. Hardy and I.C. Tommerup; pages 49-56. (Murdoch University Print: Murdoch, Western Australia).
  9. Walsh, J., McDougall, K.L., Whelan, R. and Summerell B.A (2003) The distribution and impact of Phytophthora cinnamomi in Royal National Park, New South Wales. In Phytophthora in Forests and Natural Ecosystems. 2nd International IUFRO Working Party 7.02.09 Meeting, Albany, Western Australia, October 2001. Eds. JA McComb, GEStJ Hardy and IC Tommerup; pages 280-281. (Murdoch University Print: Murdoch, Western Australia).
  10. Summerell, B.A. and Leslie, J.F. (2004) Genetic diversity and population structure of plant-pathogenic species in the genus Fusarium. Pp. 207 - 223 in Plant Microbiology. M. Gillings and A. Holmes eds. Garland Science/BIOS Scientific Publishers (Oxford).

Papers in refereed journals

  1. Klein, T.A., Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1988) The influence of stubble management practices on crown rot of wheat. Plant Protection Quarterly 3, 10-11.
  2. Summerell, B.A., Klein, T.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1988) The influence of stubble management practices on yellow spot of wheat. Plant Protection Quarterly 3, 12-13.
  3. Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1988) Saprophytic colonization of wheat and barley by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in the field. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 90, 551-556.
  4. Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1988) Factors influencing the production of pseudothecia by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 90, 557-562.
  5. Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1988) The influence of stubble management practices on the survival of Fusarium graminearum Group 1. Australasian Plant Pathology 17, 88-93.
  6. Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1988) Moisture characteristics of decomposing straw of two wheat cultivars. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 20, 963-964.
  7. Summerell, B.A., Burgess, L.W. and Klein, T.A. (1989) The impact of stubble management on the incidence of crown rot of wheat. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 29, 91-98.
  8. Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1989) Decomposition and chemical composition of cereal straw. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 21, 551-559.
  9. Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1989)  Factors influencing the survival of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis. Stubble management. Mycological Research 93, 38-40.
  10. Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1989) Factors influencing the survival of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis. Water potential and temperature. Mycological Research 93, 41-45.
  11. Burgess, L.W., Nelson, P.E. and Summerell, B.A. (1989) Variability and stability of morphological characters in Fusarium oxysporum isolated from soils in Australia. Mycologia 81, 818-822.
  12. Nelson, P.E., Burgess, L.W. and Summerell, B.A. (1990) Some morphological and physiological characters of Fusarium species in sections Liseola and Elegans and similar new species. Mycologia 82, 99-106.
  13. Summerell, B.A., Burgess, L.W, Klein, T.A. and Pattison, A.B. (1990) Stubble management and the site of penetration of wheat by Fusarium graminearum Group 1. Phytopathology 80: 877-879.
  14. Summerell, B.A., Burgess, L.W. and Nixon, P.G. (1990) Crown and stem canker of waratah caused by Cylindrocarpon destructans. Australasian Plant Pathology 19, 13-15.
  15. Burgess, L.W., Summerell, B.A. and Nelson, P.E. (1991) An evaluation of several media for use in the identification of some Fusarium species. Australian Plant Pathology 20, 86-88.
  16. James, T.D.W., Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1991) Production of pseudothecia and conidia by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in relation to nutrients and substrate. Australasian Plant Pathology 20, 91-94.
  17. Ali, H., Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1991) An evaluation of three media for the isolation of Fusarium, Alternaria and other fungi from sorghum grain. Australasian Plant Pathology 20, 134-138.
  18. Summerell, B.A. and Rugg, C.A. (1991) Wilt of Helichrysum species caused by Fusarium oxysporum. Australiasian Plant Pathology 21, 18-19.
  19. Burgess, L.W. and Summerell, B.A. (1992)  Mycogeography of Fusarium: survey of Fusarium species in subtropical and semi-arid grasslands soils in Queensland. Mycological Research 96: 780-784.
  20. Burgess, L.W., Backhouse, D., Summerell, B.A., Pattison, A.B., Klein, T.A., Esdaile, R.J. and Ticehurst, G. (1993) Long term effects of stubble management on the incidence of infection of wheat by Fusarium graminearum Group 1. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 33: 451-456.
  21. Summerell, B.A., Rugg, C.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1993) Mycogeography of Fusarium. survey of Fusarium species associated with forest and woodland soils in far north Queensland, Australia. Mycological Research  97, 1015-1019.
  22. Rugg, C.A. and Summerell, B.A. (1993) Southern Blight, caused by Sclerotium rolfsii, of the Australian native ferns, Angiopteris evecta and Marattia salicina. Plant Disease 77: 756.
  23. Wenzel, C.L., Ashford, A.E. and Summerell, B.A. (1994) Phosphate solubilising bacteria associated with roots of seedlings of waratah (Telopea speciosissima R.Br). New Phytologist 128:487-496.
  24. Sangalang, A.E., Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1995) Characterization of Fusarium avenaceum ssp. aywerte and Fusarium avenaceum ssp. aywerte. Mycological Research 99, 287-290.
  25. Summerell, B.A., Rugg, C.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1995) Characterization of Fusarium babinda. Mycological Research. 99, 1345-1348.
  26. Balmas, V., Burgess, L.W. and Summerell, B.A. (1995) Reaction of durum wheat cv. Yallaroi to crown and root rot caused by Fusarium graminearum Group1 and Fusarium crookwellense.  Australasian Plant Pathology 24: 233-237.
  27. Greening, F., Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (1995) Association of Fusarium species with root rot of Cymbidium orchids. Australasian Plant Pathology 25:226-228.
  28. Burgess, L.W., Summerell, B.A., Backhouse, D., Benyon, F. and Levic, J. (1996) Biodiversity and population studies in Fusarium. Sydowia 48:1-11.
  29. Summerell, B.A., Angus, T. and Bullock, S. (1997) Stem rot of Sturt’s desert pea caused by Botrytis cinerea. Australasian Plant Pathology 26, 69.
  30. Fang, W., Summerell, B.A., Marshall, D.R. and Auld, B.A. (1997) Biology and pathology of a species of Phaeoramularia causing a leaf spot of crofton weed. Australasian Plant Pathology 26, 165-172.
  31. Fang, W., Summerell, B.A., Marshall, D.R. and Auld, B.A. (1997) Development of Phaeoramularia as a potential mycoherbicde for crofton weed. Australasian Plant Pathology  26, 173-178.
  32. Jeffery, S., Williams, E., Fahy, P., Noble, D., Summerell, B.A. and Offord, C.A. (1997) Some effects of silicate on Pythium damping-off of cucumbers in potting mixes. Acta Horticulturae 450, 467-473.
  33. Backhouse, D., Burgess, L.W., Summerell, B.A. and Liddell, C.M. (1997) A species concept for Fusarium. Cereal Research Communications 25, 527-532.
  34. Strobel, G.A., Hess, W.M., Li, J., Ford, E. Sears, J., Sidhu, R.S. and Summerell, B.A. (1997) Pestalotiopsis geupinii a taxol producing endophyte of the wollemi pine, Wollemia nobilis.  Australian Journal of Botany.1073-1082.
  35. Elmer, W.H., Summerell, B.A., Burgess, L.W., Backhouse, D. and Abubaker, A.A. (1997) Fusarium species associated with asparagus crowns and soil in Australia and New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology. 26, 255-261.
  36. Bullock, S, Summerell, B.A., and von Richtor, L. (1998) First record of vascular wilt of flannel flower caused by Fusarium wilt. Australasian Plant Pathology 27, 49-50.
  37. Kistler, H.C., Alabouvette, C., Baayen, R.P., Bentley, S., Brayford, D., Coddington, A., Correll, J., Daboussi, M., Elias, K., Fernandez, D., Gordon, T.R., Katan, T., Kim, H.G., Leslie, J.F., Martyn, R.D., Migheli, O., Moore, N.Y., O'Donnell, K., Ploetz, R.C., Rutherford, M.A., Summerell, B., Waalwijk, C. and Woo, S. (1998).  Systematic numbering of vegetative compatibility groups in the plant pathogenic fungus Fusarium oxysporum. Phytopathology 88:  30-32.
  38. Summerell, B.A., Burgess, L.W., Bullock, S. Backhouse, D. and Nguyen, D.T. (1998) Occurrence of perithecia of Gibberella fujikuroi mating population A (Fusarium moniliforme) on maize stubble in northern Vietnam. Mycologia 90:890-895.
  39. McGee, P.A., Bullock, S. and Summerell, B.A. (1999) Structure of mycorrhizae of the wollemi pine (Wollemia nobilis) and related Araucariaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 47, 85-95.
  40. Elmer, W.H., Summerell, B.A., Burgess, L.W. and Nigh Jr, E.L. (1999) Vegetative compatability groups of Fusarium proliferatum from asparagus in Australia and their relation to groups in the United States of America. Mycologia 91: 650-654.
  41. Gunn, L.V. and Summerell, B.A. (1999) Fusarium wilt of Canary Island Date Palms. Proceedings of the Fifty Second New Zealand Plant Protection Conference, Auckland NZ, August 1999. Pp. 29-31. New Zealand Plant Protection Society Inc.
  42. Burgess, L.W. and Summerell, B.A. (2000) Taxonomy of Fusarium: Fusarium armeniacum stat. & comb. nov. Mycotaxon 75, 347-348.
  43. Bullock, S., Gunn, L.V. and Summerell, B.A. (2000) Pathogens of the Wollemi Pine, Wollemia nobilis. Australasian Plant Pathology 29, 211-214.
  44. Crous, P.W., Summerell, B.A., Taylor, J. and Bullock, S. (2000) Fungi occurring on Proteaceae in Australia: selected foliicolous species. Australasian Plant Pathology 29, 267-278.
  45. Summerell, B.A. and Gunn, L.V. (2001) - First record of Fusarium wilt of Phoenix canariensis in South Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 30, 75.
  46. Smith-White, J.L., Gunn, L.V. and Summerell, B.A. (2001) Analysis of diversity within Fusarium oxysporum populations using molecular analysis and vegetative compatibility grouping. Australasian Plant Pathology 30, 153-157.
  47. N.V. Vien, F.H.L. Benyon, H.M. Trung, B.A. Summerell and L.W. Burgess (2001) First record of Peronophythora litchii on litchi fruit in Vietnam. Australasian Plant Pathology 30,287-288.
  48. N.K. Van, F.H.L. Benyon, D.L. Hoa, T.N. Ha, B.A. Summerell and L.W. Burgess (2001) First record of Rhizoctonia causing head rot of cabbage in northern Vietnam. Australasian Plant Pathology 30, 285-286.
  49. Muir, S., Khoo, C., Offord, C., Summerell, B.A., McCabe, B., Brien, J., Dann, E., Terras, M.A. and Tesoriero, L. (2001) Do plants need silicon? Combined Proceedings of the International Plant Propagators Society 51, 131-135.
  50. Summerell, B.A., Burgess, L.W., Backhouse, D., Bullock, S. and Swan, L.J. (2001) Natural occurrence of perithecia of Gibberella coronicola on wheat residues in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 30, 353-356.
  51. Leslie, J.F., Zeller, K.A. and Summerell, B.A. (2001) Icebergs and Species in Populations of Fusarium. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 59, 107-117.
  52. Smith-White, J. L., Summerell, B.A., Gunn, L.V., Rinzin, C., Porter, C. and Burgess, L.W. (2002) Molecular detection and differentiation of Australian Armillaria species. Australasian Plant Pathology 31, 75-79.
  53. Gunn, L.V. and Summerell, B.A. (2002) Differentiation of Fusarium oxysporum isolates from Phoenix canariensis (Canary Island Date Palm) by pathogenicity, vegetative compatibility grouping and molecular analysis. Australasian Plant Pathology 31:351-358.
  54. Zeller, K.A., Summerell, B.A. and Leslie, J.F. (2003) Gibberella konza/Fusarium konzae: A new biological species in the Gibberella fujikuroi complex. Mycologia 95: 943-954.
  55. McDougall, K.L., Summerell, B.A., Coburn, D. and Newton, M. (2003) Phytophthora cinnamomi causing disease in subalpine vegetation in New South Wales. Australasian Plant Pathology 32: 113-115.
  56. Summerell, B.A., Salleh, B. and Leslie, J.F. (2003) A utilitarian approach to identifying Fusarium species. Plant Disease 87:117-128.
  57. Smith-White, J.L. and Summerell, B.A. (2003) Armillaria root rot. Microbiology Australia 24: 31-32.
  58. Seifert, K.A., Aoki, T., Baayen, R.P., Brayford, D., Burgess, L.W., Chulze, S., Gams, W., Geiser, D., Gruyter, J.D., Leslie, J.F., Logrieco, A., Marasas, W.F.O., Nirenberg, H.I., O'Donnell, K., Rheeder, J., Samuels, G.J., Summerell, B.A., Thrane, U., Waalwijk, C. (2003) The name Fusarium moniliforme should no longer be used. Mycological Research 107, 643-644.
  59. Zeller, K.A., Wohler, M.A., Gunn, L.V., Bullock, S., Summerell, B.A., Leslie, J.F. (2003) Interfertility and marker segregation in hybrid crosses of Gibberella fujikuroi and Gibberella intermedia. Fung. Genet. Newsl. 50(Suppl): 144.
  60. Leslie, J. F., K. A. Zeller, M. Wohler, and B. A. Summerell. (2004) Interfertility of two mating populations in the Gibberella fujikuroi species complex. European Journal of Plant Pathology 110: 611-618.
  61. Neumann, M., Burgess, L.W., Backhouse, D., Carter, D. and Summerell, B.A. (2004) Genetic structure of populations of Fusarium proliferatum in soils associated with Livistona mariae palms in Little Palm Creek, Northern Territory, Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 52, 543-550.
  62. Van Wyk, M., Barnes, I., Wingfield, B.D., Liew, E.C.Y., Assa, B., Summerell, B.A. and Wingfield, M.J. (2004) Ceratocystis polychroma sp. nov., a new species from Syzygium aromaticum in Sulawesi. Studies in Mycology 50: 281-287.
  63. Phan, H.T., Burgess, L.W., Summerell, B.A., Bullock, S., Liew, E.C.Y., Smith-White, J. and Clarkeson, J. (2004) Gibberella gaditjirri (Fusarium gaditjirri) sp. nov., a new species from tropical grasses in Australia. Studies in Mycology 50: 261-272.
  64. Summerell, B.A., Pongpisutta, R. and Howard, C. (2005) The biology of Phytophthora cinnamomi. Australasian Plant Conservation 13, 2-4.
  65. Slippers, B., Summerell, B.A., Crous, P.W., Coutinho, T.A., Wingfield, B.D. and Wingfield, M.J. (2005) Preliminary studies on Botryosphaeria species from Southern Hemisphere conifers in Australasia and South Africa. Australasian Plant Pathology 34, 213-220.
  66. McDougall, K.L. and Summerell, B.A. (2005) Unusual ‘outbreak’ of a diatom (Tabellaria flocculosa) in the Australian Alps. The Victorian Naturalist 122, 202-203.
  67. Leslie, J.F., Summerell, B.A., Bullock, S., and Doe, F.J. (2005) Characterisation of Gibberella sacchara and neotypification of its anamorph Fusarium sacchari. Mycologia 97, 718-724.
  68. Summerell, B.A., Gunn, L.V., Bullock, S., Tesoriero, L.T. and Burgess, L.W. (2006) Vascular wilt of basil in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 35, 65-67.
  69. Summerell, B.A., Smith, D.I., Gunn, L.V., Smith, I.W. and Pascoe, I.G. (2006) Fusarium wilt of Phoenix canariensis in Victoria. Australasian Plant Pathology 35, 1-2.
  70. Walsh, J.L., Keith, D.A., McDougall, K.L., Summerell, B.A. and Whelan, R.J. (2006) Phytophthora Root Rot: assessing the potential threat to Australia’s oldest national park. Ecological Management and Restoration 7, 55-60.
  71. Leslie, J.F. and Summerell, B.A. (2006) Fusarium Laboratory Workshops - A Recent History. Mycotoxin Research 22, 73-74.
  72. Bentley, A.R., Tunali, B., Nicol, J., Burgess, L.W. and Summerell, B.A. (2006) A survey of Fusarium species associated with wheat and grass stem bases in northern Turkey. Sydowia 58, 163-177. 
  73. Bentley, A.R., Cromey, M.G., Farrokhi-Nejad, R., Leslie, J.F., Summerell, B.A. and Burgess, L.W. (2006) Fusarium crown and root rot pathogens associated with wheat and grass stem bases on the South Island of New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology 35, 495-502.
  74. Summerell, B.A., Groenewald, J.Z., Carnegie, A.J., Summerbell, R.C. and Crous, P.W.C. (2006) Eucalyptus microfungi known from culture. 2. Alysidiella, Fusculina and Phlogicylindrium genera nova, with notes on some other poorly known taxa. Fungal Diversity 23, 323-350.
  75. Qiang, S., Zhu, Y., Summerell, B.A. and Li, Y. (2006) Mycelium of Alternaria alternate as a potential biological control agent for Eupatorium adenophorum. Biocontrol Science and Technology 16, 653-668.
  76. Crous, P.W.C., Summerell, B.A., Carnegie, A.J., Mohammed, C., Himanan, W., and Groenewald, J.Z. (2007) Foliicolous Mycosphaerella spp. and their anamorphs on Corymbia and Eucalyptus. Fungal Diversity 26, 143-185.
  77. Bentley, A.R., Petrovic, T., Griffiths, S.P., Burgess, L.W. and Summerell, B.A. (2007) Crop pathogens and other Fusarium species associated with Austrostipa aristiglumis. Australasian Plant Pathology 36, 434-438.
  78. Crous, P.W.C., Goenewald, J.Z. and Summerell, B.A. (2007) Mycosphaerella elaeocarpi Crous & Summerell, sp. nov. Fungal Planet 13.
  79. Crous, P.W.C., Goenewald, J.Z. and Summerell, B.A. (2007) Exophlia placitae Crous & Summerell, sp. nov. Fungal Planet 17.
  80. Ryley, M.J, Bourke, C.A, Liew E.C.Y., and Summerell B.A. (2007).  Is Fusarium torulosum the causal agent of kikuyu poisoning in Australia? Australasian Plant Disease Notes 2, 133-135.
  81. Bentley, A.R., Leslie, J.F., Liew, E.C.Y., Burgess, L.W. and Summerell, B.A. (2008) Genetic structure of Fusarium pseudograminearum populations from the Australian grain belt. Phytopathology 98:250-255.
  82. Bentley, A.R., Summerell, B.A. and L. W. Burgess (2008) Sexual compatibility in Fusarium pseudograminearum (Gibberella coronicola). Mycological Research 112, 1101 - 1106.
  83. Crous, P.W., Summerell, B.A., Mostert, L., Groenewald, J.Z. (2008) Host specificity and speciation of Mycosphaerella and Teratosphaeria species associated with leaf spots of Proteaceae. Persoonia 20, 59-86.
  84. Bentley, A.R., Milgroom, M.G., Leslie, J.F., Summerell, B.A. and L. W. Burgess (2009). Spatial Aggregation in Fusarium pseudograminearum Populations from the Australian Grain Belt. Plant Pathology 58, 23-32.
  85. Crous, P.W., Groenewald, J.Z., Summerell, B.A., Wingfield, B.D. and Wingfield, M.J. (2009) Co-occurring species of Teratosphaeria on Eucalyptus. Persoonia 22, 38-48.
  86. Petrovic T., Walsh, J.L., Burgess, L.W. and Summerell B.A. (2009) Fusarium Species Associated with Stalk Rot of Grain Sorghum in the Northern Grain Belt of Eastern Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 38, 373-379.
  87. Crous, P.W., Braun, U., Wingfield, M.J., Wood A.R., Shin, H.D., Summerell, B.A., Alfenas, A.C., Cumagun, C.J.R., and Groenewald, J.Z. (2009) Phylogeny and taxonomy of obscure genera of microfungi. Persoonia 22, 139-161.
  88. Cheewangkoon, R., Groenewald, J.Z., Summerell, B.A., Hyde, K.D., To-anun, C. and Crous, P.W. (2009) Myrtaceae, a cache of fungal biodiversity. Persoonia 23, 55-85.
  89. Crous, P.W., Summerell, B.A., Carnegie, A.J., Wingfield, M.J., Hunter, G.C., Burgess, T.I., Andjic, V., Barber, P.A. and Groenewald, J.Z. (2009) Unravelling Mycosphaerella: do you believe in genera. Persoonia 23, 99-118.
  90. Walsh, J.L., Laurence, M.H., Liew, E.C.Y., Sangalang, A.E., Burgess L.W., Summerell, B.A. and Petrovic, T. (2010) Fusarium: two endophytic novel species from tropical grasses from northern Australia. Fungal Diversity 44, 149 – 159.
  91. Amata R.L., Burgess L.W., Summerell B.A., Bullock S., Liew E.C.Y. and Smith-White J.L (2010) An emended description of Fusarium brevicatenulatum and F. pseudoanthophilum based on isolates recovered from millet in Kenya. Fungal Diversity 43, 11-25.
  92. Wang, B., Brubaker, C.L., Summerell, B.A., Thrall, P.H. and Burdon, J.J. (2010) Local origin of two vegetative compatibility groups of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum in Australia. Evolutionary Applications 3, 505-524.
  93. Bensch, K., Groenewald, J.Z., Dijksterhuis, J., Starink-Willemse, M., Andersen, B., Summerell, B.A., Shin, H.-D., Dugan, F.M., Schroers, H.-J., Braun, P.W. (2010) Species and ecological diversity within the Cladosporium cladosporioides complex (Davidiellaceae, Capnodiales). Studies in Mycology 67, 1-94.
  94. Summerell, B.A., Laurence, M.H., Liew, E.C.Y. and Leslie, J.F. (2010) Biogeography and phylogeography of Fusarium: a review. Fungal Diversity 44, 3 – 13.
  95. Cheewangkoon, R., Groenewald, J.Z., Verkley, G. J. M., Hyde, K. D., Wingfield, M.J., Gryzenhout, M., Summerell, B.A., Denman, S., Toanun, C. and Crous, P.W. (2010) Re-evaluation of Cryptosporiopsis eucalypti and Cryptosporiopsis-like species occurring on Eucalyptus leaves. Fungal Diversity 44, 89-105.
  96. Hyde, K.W., Chomnunti, P., Crous, P.W., Groenewald, J.Z., Damm, U., Ko Ko, T.W., Shivas, R.G., Summerell, B.A. and Tan, Y.P. (2010) A case for re-inventory of Australia’s plant pathogens. Persoonia 25, 50-60.
  97. Summerell, B.A., Leslie, J.F., Liew, E.C.Y., Laurence, M.H., Bullock, S., Petrovic, T., Bentley, A.R., Howard, C.G., Peterson, S.A., Walsh, J.L. and Burgess, L.W. (2011) Fusarium species associated with plants in Australia. Fungal Diversity 46, 1-27.
  98. Crous, P.W., Tanaka, K., Summerell, B.A. and Groenewald, J.Z. (2011) Additions to the Mycosphaerella complex. IMA Fungus 2, 59-74.
  99. Summerell, B.A. and Leslie, J.F. (2011) Fifty years of Fusarium: how were 9 species ever enough? Fungal Diversity 50, 135-144.
  100. Crous, P.W., Summerell, B.A., Swart, L., Denman, S., Taylor, J.E., Bezuidenhout, C.M., Palm, M.E., Marincowitz, S. and Groenwald, J.Z. (2011) Fungal Pathogens of Proteaceae. Persoonia 27, 20-45.
  101. Crous, P.W., Summerell, B.A., Shivas, R.G., Romberg, M., Mel’nik, V.A., Verkley, G.J.M. and Groenewald, J.Z. (2011) Fungal Planet description sheets: 92-106. Persoonia 27, 130-162.
  102. Laurence, M.H., Burgess, L.W., Summerell, B.A. and Liew, E.C.Y. (2012) High Levels of Diversity in Fusarium oxysporum from Non-Cultivated Ecosystems in Australia. Fungal Biology (in press).