Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Duckchul Park

Duckchul Park
Position: Lab Technician
Team: Systematics
Location: Auckland
Private Bag 92170
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142
Phone: +64 9 574 4125
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Research Interests

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  1. Johnston, P.R. Park, D., Manning, M.A. 2010 Neobulgaria alba sp. nov. and its Phialophora-like anamorph in native forests and kiwifruit orchards in New Zealand. Mycotaxon (submitted)

  2. Young, JM, Wilkie, JP, Park, D. 2010. New Zealand strains of plant pathogenic bacteria classified by multi-locus sequence analysis; proposal of Xanthomonas dyei sp nov. Plant Pathology 59: 270-281.

  3. Fukami, T., Dickie, I. A., Wilkie, J. P., Paulus, B. C., Park, D., Roberts, A., Buchanan, P. K. & Allen, R. B. 2010. Assembly history dictates ecosystem functioning: evidence from wood decomposer communities. Ecology Letters 13: 675-684

  4. Evans, HC., Johnston, PR., Park, D., Barreto, RW., Soares, DR. 2010. Claviradulomyces, a new genus of the Ostropales from West African rainforest, Fungal Biology, 114: 41-48

  5. Joshee, S., Paulus, BC, Park, D. 2009. Diversity and distribution of fungal foliar endophytes in New Zealand Podocarpaceae. Mycological Research 113: 1003-1015

  6. Young JM, Park D-C and Shearman HM Fargier E. 2008. A multilocus sequence analysis of the genus Xanthomonas. Systematic and Applied Microbiology Oct;31(5):366-77

  7. Buckley TR, Attanayake D, Park D, Ravindran S, Jewell TR, Normark BB 2008. Investigating hybridization in the parthenogenetic New Zealand stick insect Acanthoxyla (Phasmatodea) using single-copy nuclear loci. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 48: 335-349

  8. Bridge P, Spooner B, Beever RE, Park D-C. 2008. Taxonomy of the fungus commonly known as Stropharia aurantiaca, with new combinations in Leratiomyces. Mycotaxon 103: 109-121

  9. Park D.-C. 2007 Protocols for Nucleic Acid Analysis by Nonradioactive Probes. 2nd Ed. Humana Press. 3-13

  10. Park, D.-C., Young, J.M. 2007. Discrimination of pathogenicity groups of Xanthomonas campestris pv. citri using rep PCR  N.Z. Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science 34: 195-205.

  11. Young, J. M., Park D.-C. 2007. Relationships of plant pathogenic Enterobacteria based on partial atpD, carA, recA, as concatenated gene and peptide sequences. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 30, 343-354.

  12. Johnston PR, Park D 2007. Revision of the species of Rhytismataceae reported by Spegazzini from South America. Boletin de la Sociedad Argentina de Botanica 42: 87-105.

  13. Johnston PR, May TW, Park D, Horak E 2007. Hypocreopsis amplectens sp. nov., a rare fungus from New Zealand and Australia. New Zealand Journal of Botany 45: 715-719.

  14. Young JM, Park D-C, 2007. Probable synonymy of the nitrogen-fixing genus Azotobacter and the genus Pseudomonas. Int J. Syst Evol Microbiol 57: 2894-2901

  15. P.R. Johnston, S.R. Whitton, P.K.Buchana, D. Park, S.R. Pennycook,J.E.Johnson and J.M.Moncalvo, The basidiomycete genus Favolaschia in New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Botany, 2006, Vol. 44: 65-87

  16. N. W. Waipara, E. H. C. McKenzie, H.  M. Harman C. J. Winks, D. Park, 2006 First record of bridal creeper rust Puccinia myrsiphylli, a classical biocontrol agent against the environmental weed bridal creeper, Asparagus asparagoides, in New Zealand, Australiasian Plant Disease Notes, 1,23-24

  17. P.R. Johnston and D. Park, Chlorociboria (Fungi, Helotiales) in New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Botany, 2005, Vol. 43: 679-719

  18. Bussaban, B., Lumyong, S., Lumyong, P., Seelanan, T., Park, D. C., McKenzie, E. H. C., Hyde, K. D. 2005. Molecular and morphological characterization of Pyricularia and allied genera. Mycologia 97: 1002-1011

  19. Young, J.M., Park, D.-C., Weir, B.S. 2005. Diversity of 16S rDNA sequences of Rhizobium spp. Implications for species determinations. Biological Nitrogen Fixation, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment. Proceedings of the 14 International Nitrogen Fixation Congress, Beijing, October 27   November 1, 2004. pp 427 428.

  20. Young, J.M., Wilkie, J.P., Fletcher, M.J., Park, D.-C., Pennycook, S.R., Triggs, C.M. and Watson, D.R.W. 2004. Relative resistance of nine olive cultivars to the bacterial knot pathogens of Pseudomonas savastanoi. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 43, 395-402.

  21. Young J.M., Park D.-C., Weir B.S. 2004 Diversity of 16S rDNA sequences of Rhizobium spp. implications for species determinations. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 238(1):125-31

  22. Weir B.S., Turner S.J., Silvester W.B., Park D-C., Young J.M. 2004 Unexpectedly Diverse Mesorhizobium Strains and Rhizobium leguminosarum Nodulate Native Legume Genera of New Zealand, while Introduced Legume Weeds Are Nodulated by Bradyrhizobium Species. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70(10): 5980-5987

  23. Johnston, P.R.; Manning, M.A.; Meier, X.; Park, D.; Fullerton, R.A. 2004. Cryptosporiopsis actinidiae sp. nov. Mycotaxon 89: 131-136.

  24. Johnston, P.R.; Park, D.; Dick, M.A.; Ortiz-Garcia, S.; Gernandt, D.S. 2003 Identifying pine-inhabiting Lophodermium species using PCR-RFLP. New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 33: 10-24.



  • Yonsei
    MSc Food Engineering
  • Yonsei
    BSc Food Engineering



  • 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. (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Cooper JA, Park D, Johnston PR 2015. An initial genetic characterisation of the grape powdery mildew (Erysiphe necator) in New Zealand associated with recent reports of the sexual stage. New Zealand Plant Protection 68: 389-395. (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Lopes-Santos L, Castro DBA, Ottoboni LMM, Park D, Weir BS, Destéfano SAL 2015. Draft genome sequence of Burkholderia andropogonis type strain ICMP2807, isolated from Sorghum bicolor. Genome Announcements 3(3): e00455-15. (Journal Article, 2015)
  • 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. (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Johansen RB, Vestberg M, Burns BR, Park D, Hooker JE, Johnston PR 2015. A coastal sand dune in New Zealand reveals high arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity. Symbiosis 66(3): 111-121. (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Evans HC, Johnston PR, Park D, Barreto RW, Soares DJ 2010. [Corrigendum] Claviradulomyces, a new genus of Odontotremataceae from West African rainforest", Fungal Biology 114 (1): pp. 41-48 (2010). Fungal biology 114(11/12): 1015-1015. (Journal Article, 2010)



  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Bacteriology