Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Peter Johnston

Peter Johnston
Position: Research Leader
Team: Systematics
Location: Auckland
Private Bag 92170
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142
Phone: +64 9 574 4174
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Victoria
    PhD Botany
    1997
  • Reading
    MSc Botany Plant Taxonomy
    1986

Publications

Publications

  • Johnston PR, Weir BS, Cooper JA 2017. Open data on fungi and bacterial plant pathogens in New Zealand. Mycology 8(2): 59-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21501203.2016.1278409 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Braithwaite M, Johnston PR, Ball SL, Nourozi F, Hay AJ, Shoukouhi P, Chomic A, Lange C, Ohkura M, Nieto-Jacobo MF, Cummings NJ, Bienkowski D, Mendoza-Mendoza A, Hill RA, McLean KL, Stewart A, Steyaert JM, Bissett J 2017. Trichoderma down under: species diversity and occurrence of Trichoderma in New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology 46(1): 11-30. http://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-016-0457-9 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Johnston PR, Park D 2016. Neocoleroa metrosideri sp. nov. (Sympoventuriaceae, Venturiales). Phytotaxa 253(3): 214-218. http://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.253.3.5 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Johansen RB, Johnston P, Mieczkowski P, Perry GLW, Robeson MS, Burns BR, Vilgalys R 2016. A native and an invasive dune grass share similar, patchily distributed, root-associated fungal communities. Fungal Ecology 23: 141-155. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2016.08.003 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Bufford JL, Hulme PE, Sikes BA, Cooper JA, Johnston PR, Duncan RP 2016. Taxonomic similarity, more than contact opportunity, explains novel plant-pathogen associations between native and alien taxa. New Phytologist 212(3): 657-667. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.14077 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Johnston PR, Park D, White D, Wilkie JP 2016. Genetic diversity of Botrytis populations in New Zealand vineyards across seasons and regions. New Zealand Plant Protection 69: 25-29. https://nzpps.org/nzpp_abstract.php?paper=690250 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Johnston PR, Nguyen HDT, Park D, Hirooka Y 2015. Harorepupu aotearoa (Onygenales) gen. sp. nov.; a threatened fungus from shells of Powelliphanta and Paryphanta snails (Rhytididae). IMA Fungus 6(1): 135-143. http://doi.org/10.5598/imafungus.2015.06.01.08 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Johnston PR, Seifert KA, Stone JK, Rossman AY, Marvanová L 2014. Recommendations on generic names competing for use in Leotiomycetes (Ascomycota). IMA Fungus 5(1): 91-120. http://www.imafungus.org/Issue/51/18.pdf (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Beever RE, di Menna M, Johnston PR, Pennycook SR, Cooper JA, Wilton AD 2012. Phylum Ascomycota: yeasts, sac fungi, truffles, and kin. 32 32 In: Gordon PK ed. New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume 3. Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. Christchurch, NZ, Canterbury University Press. Pp. 528-563. (Book Section, 2012)
  • Johnston PR 2012. Fungal surveys help to conserve New Zealand Nothofagus forests. Fungal Conservation 2: 42-43. http://www.fungal-conservation.org/newsletter/vol_1_part_2_2012_04_23_low_resolution.pdf (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Damm U, Cannon PF, Woudenberg JHC, Johnston PR, Weir BS, Tan YP, Shivas RG, Crous PW 2012. The Colletotrichum boninense species complex. Studies in mycology 73: 1-36. http://www.studiesinmycology.org/content/early/2012/02/29/sim0002.full.pdf+html (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Lantieri A, Johnston PR, Park D, Lantz H, Medardi G 2012. Hypoderma siculum sp. nov. from Italy. Mycotaxon 118(1): 393-401. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mtax/mt/2012/00000118/00000001/art00045

    http://dx.doi.org/10.5248/118.393 (Journal Article, 2012)

  • O'Donnell K, Humber RA, Geiser DM, Kang S, Park B, Robert VARG, Crous PW, Johnston PR, Aoki T, Rooney AP, Rehner SA 2012. Phylogenetic diversity of insecticolous fusaria inferred from multilocus DNA sequence data and their molecular identification via FUSARIUM-ID and Fusarium MLST. Mycologia 104(2): 427-445. http://dx.doi.org/10.3852/11-179 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Johnston PR, Johansen RB, Williams AFR, Wikie PJ, Park D 2012. Patterns of fungal diversity in New Zealand Nothofagus forests. Fungal Biology 116(3): 401-12. <Go to ISI>://MEDLINE:22385622 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Schoch CL, Seifert KA, Huhndorf S, Robert V, Spouge JL, Levesque CA, Chen W, Weir BS, Johnston PR, Park D, Consortium FB 2012. Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(16): 6241-6246. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000303246100068 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Buchanan P 2011. Conservation of fungi - threat status of fungi in New Zealand and globally. Proceedings: 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB): "Engaging Society in Conservation", Auckland, 5-9 December 2011. Pp. 139. http://www.conbio.org/Activities/Meetings/2011/program/ICCB2011_Programme_web.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2011)

Skills

Skills

  • Biosystematics (Fungi)
  • Molecular Systematics
  • Mycology
  • Plant Pathology