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Beyond Myrtle Rust is proud to bring you the myrtle rust webinar series

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Upcoming webinars

Fungal antagonists of myrtle rust from Brazil: diversity and biocontrol potential 

Presented by: Robert Barreto, University of Vicosa

8th June 2022, 11:00am NZST 

Details and registration link to come.

Previous webinars

Using metabolites as biomarkers for the identification of resistance to myrtle rust and to detect early-stage infection 

Presenter: Michelle Moffit, May 2022


The ecological importance of the Myrtaceae in the woody ecosystems of New Zealand

Presenter: Insu Jo, April 2022


From surveillance to epidemiology: learning from myrtle rust

Presenter: Rebecca Campbell, March 2022


Molecular detection of different strains of Austropuccinia psidii 

Presenter: Jane Stewart, February 2022


Unprecedented extinction of tree species by fungal disease

Presenter: Rod Fensham, December 2021


Freezing for the future: Can seed banking fleshy Myrtaceae seeds buy time in the myrtle rust battle?

Presenter: Karin van der Walt, November 2021


Can different strains of Austropuccinia psidii outcross on a universal host?

Presenter: Alistair McTaggart, October 2021

Predicting future spread of myrtle rust in Aotearoa New Zealand

Presenter: Rob Beresford, September 2021


Monitoring the impact of Austropuccinia psidii on native Myrtaceae in the ngahere

Presenter: Roanne Sutherland, August 2021


Austropuccinia psidii rust (myrtle rust) in the Western Hemisphere

Presenter: Phil Cannon, July 2021


Harnessing foliar fungal communities for endangered plant conservation

Presenter: Mason Kamalani Chock, June 2021


RNA interference-mediated control of myrtle rust

Presenter: Anne Sawyer, May 2021


Strings attached: managing ex-situ plants highly susceptible to pathogens

Presenter: Emma Bodley, April 2021


Austropuccinia psidii: the threat of other strains

Presenter: Julia Soewarto, March 2021

Chasing myrtle rust in NZ: biosecurity response diagnostics and beyond

Presenter: Merje Toome, February 2021

The other pandemic: unlocking the Austropuccinia psidii genome to help fight myrtle rust

Presenter: Peri Tobias, December 2020

Fire and rust: The impact of myrtle rust on post-fire regeneration in Australia

Presenter: Geoff Pegg, November 2020

Predicting Refuges from Myrtle Rust

Presenter: James McCarthy, October 2020