Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Stanley Bellgard

Stanley Bellgard
Position: Researcher
Team: Biodiversity and Conservation
Location: Auckland
Private Bag 92170
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142
Phone: +64 9 574 4165
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Research Interests

Research Interests

I research ways to use plant pathogens for the biological control of weeds, especially removing chemical herbicides from water catchments. I also undertake research into the biology, ecology and pathology of Phytophthora diseases, especially, testing resistance of kauri to P. agathidicida. In 2015, I was appointed an Adjunct Professor at the Centre of Comparative Genomics, Murdoch University, Western Australia.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Wollongong
    PhD Biological Sciences
    1993
  • Western Australia
    BSc (Hons) Botany
    1988

Publications

Publications

  • Padamsee M, Johansen RB, Stuckey SA, Williams SE, Hooker JE, Burns BR, Bellgard SE 2016. The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi colonising roots and root nodules of New Zealand kauri Agathis australis. Fungal Biology 120(5): 807-817. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.funbio.2016.01.015 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Bellgard SE, Pennycook SR, Weir BS, Ho W, Waipara NW 2016. Phytophthora agathidicida. Forest Phytophthoras of the World. http://forestphytophthoras.org/species/agathidicida (Web Page, 2016)
  • "Dirty boots spread kauri dieback disease". (Popular/Trade Journal, 2016)
  • Bellgard SE, Padamsee M, Probst CM, Lebel T, Williams SE 2016. Visualizing the early infection of Agathis australis by Phytophthora agathidicida, using microscopy and fluorescent in situ hybridization. Forest Pathology 46(6): 622-631. http://doi.org/10.1111/efp.12280 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Weir BS, Paderes EP, Ananth N, Uchida JY, Pennycook SR, Bellgard SE, Beever RE 2015. A taxonomic revision of Phytophthora Clade 5 including two new species, Phytophthora agathidicida and P. cocois. Phytotaxa 205(1): 21-38. http://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.205.1.2 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Barrero RA, Guerrero FD, Moolhuijzen P, Goolsby JA, Tidwell J, Bellgard SE, Bellgard MI 2015. Shoot transcriptome of the giant reed, Arundo donax. Data in Brief 3: 1-6. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2014.12.007 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Bellgard SE, Johnson VW, Than DJ, Anand N, Winks CJ, Ezeta G, Dodd SL 2014. Use of the silverleaf fungus Chondrostereum purpureum for biological control of stump-sprouting, riparian weedy tree species in New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology 43(3): 321-326. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13313-014-0273-z (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Dodd S, Ganley R, Bellgard S, Than D 2013. [Abstract] Endophytes associated with Cirsium arvense and their influence on its biological control. Proceedings: XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds Waikoloa, Hawai'i USA, 11-16 September 2011. Pp. 327. http://isbcw2011.uhhconferencecenter.com (Conference Proceedings, 2013)
  • Paynter Q, Overton JM, Hill RL, Bellgard SE, Dawson MI 2012. Plant traits predict the success of weed biocontrol. Journal of Applied Ecology 49(5): 1140-1148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02178.x (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Bellgard MI, Bellgard SE 2012. A Bioinformatics Framework for plant pathologists to deliver global food security outcomes Keynote address from the 18th Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference 2011. Australasian plant pathology 41(2): 113-124. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000303339000001 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Paynter Q, Bellgard S 2011. Understanding dispersal rates of invading weed biocontrol agents. Journal of applied ecology 48(2): 407-414. (Journal Article, 2011)
  • McKenzie EHC, Park D, Bellgard SE, Johnston PR 2010. A new species of Pyricularia (hyphomycetes) on Cortaderia (Poaceae) in New Zealand. Mycosphere 1(3): 223-228. http://www.mycosphere.org/pdfs/MC1_3_No5.pdf (Journal Article, 2010)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Guest Editor, International Journal of Agronomy

Skills

Skills

  • Mycology
  • Microbial and Soil Ecology
  • Microbiology
  • Ecological Research
  • Weed Biocontrol
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Community Ecology
  • Plant Ecology and Management
  • Project Management
  • Plant Pathology
  • Botany