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Officeholder Audrius Menkis

Audrius Menkis


Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet
Institutionen för skoglig mykologi och växtpatologi

PO Box 7026
75007 Uppsala


Email: audrius.menkis(at)
Phone: +46-18-672729
Email: servicecenter(at)
Fax: +46-18-673599
Phone: +46-18-671873


Coordinator 7.03.04 – Diseases and insects in forest nurseries

Research interests

  • biology and control of invasive tree pathogens
  • population biology and population genetics of fungi
  • fungal genomics and transcriptomics
  • biology, ecology and conservation of red-listed fungi
  • tree devastating insects and vectored microorganisms
  • functional diversity and ecology of wood-inhabiting & soil fungi
  • beneficial and pathogenic fungi in forest nurseries and afforestations
  • disease diagnostics using molecular methods

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