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Expertise offered by Unit

Research interests of Unit officeholders

Anna Hopkins

  • forest pathogens
  • fungal ecology
  • mycorrhiza

Audrius Menkis

  • 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

Research interests of Unit

  • Nursery diseases
  • Nursery insects
  • Seed disease