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Dr Edward Liew

Manager, Plant Pathology, Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

  • Fungal population and evolutionary genetics
  • Fungal phylogenetics and taxonomy
  • Soilborne fungal diseases
  • Fusarium and Phytophthora diseases

Current Projects

  • Review of Fusarium species associated with mango malformation disease
  • Control of Phytophthora root rot of Wollemi Pine
  • Susceptibility of Australian Alpine species to Phytophtora
  • Fusarium wilt of watermelon
  • Evolution of pathogenicity genes in Fusarium
  • Describing novel Fusarium and Phytophthora species