Marčiulynienė, D., Davydenko, K., Stenlid, J., and Cleary, M. 2017. Can pruning help maintain vitality of ash trees affected by ash dieback in urban landscapes? Urban Forestry and Urban Greening [in press]

Roques, A., Cleary, M. Matsiakh, I., Eschen, R. 2017. Field guide for the identification of damage on woody sentinel plants. CAB International. 292 pp.

Grenville-Briggs, L-J., Kushwaha, S.K., Cleary, M.R., Witzell, J., Chawade, A., Vetukuri, R.R. 2017. Draft Genome of the Oomycete pathogen Phytophthora cactorum Strain LV007 isolated from European Beech (Fagus sylvatica) Genom Data 12: 155–156. DOI: 10.1016/j.gdata.2017.05.010

Marčiulynienė, D., Davydenko, K., Stenlid, J., Shabunin, D., and Cleary, M. 2017. Fraxinus excelsior seed is not a probable introduction pathway for Hymenoscyphus fraxineus. Forest Pathology. 2017;e12392.

Anderbrant. O., Yuvaraj, J.K., Martin, J.A., Gil, L., Witzell, J. 2017. Feeding by Scolytus bark beetles to test for differently susceptible elm varieties. Journal of Applied Entomology 141: 1439-0418. DOI: 10.1111/jen.12354

Stenlid, J., Elfstrand, M., Cleary, M., Ihrmark, K., Karlsson, M., Davydenko, K., Brandström-Durling, M. 2017. Genomes of Hymenoscyphus fraxineus and Hymenoscyphus albidus encode surprisingly large cell wall degrading potential, balancing saprotrophic and necrotrophic signatures. Baltic Forestry. 23: 41-51

Prospero, S., and Cleary, M. 2017. (Invited article) Focused Review: Effects of host variability in the spread of invasive forest diseases. Forests 8, 80; doi:10.3390/f8030080

Klopfenstein, N.B., Stewart, J.E., Ota, Y., Hanna, J.W., Richardson, B., Ross-Davis, A., Elías-Román, R., Korhonen, K., Keča, N., Iturritxa, E., Alvarado-Rosales, D., Solheim, H., Brazee, N., Łakomy, P., Cleary, M.R., Haegawa, E., Kikuchi, T., Garza-Ocañas, F., Tsopelas, P., Rigling, D., Prospero, S., Tsykun, T., Bérubé, J., Stefani, F., Jafapour, S., Antonín, V., Tomšovský, M., McDonald, G., Woodward, S., Kim, M.-S. 2016. Insights into the phylogeny of northern hemisphere Armillaria: split-network and Bayesian analyses of translation elongation factor 1-α sequences. Mycologia. 109:1, 75-91, DOI: 10.1080/00275514.2017.1286572

Peter Skovsgaard, J-P., Wilhelm, G-J., Thomsen, I.M., Metzler, B., Kirisits, T., Havrdová, L., Enderle, R., Dobrowolska, D., Cleary, M., Clark, J. 2017. Silvicultural strategies for Fraxinus excelsior in response to dieback caused by Hymenoscyphus fraxineus. Forestry 2017; 90: 455–472, doi:10.1093/forestry/cpx012

Power, M.W.P., Hopkins, A.J.M., Chen, J., Bengtsson, S.B.K., Vasaitis, R., and Cleary, M.R. 2017. European Fraxinus species introduced into New Zealand retain many of their native endophytic fungi. Baltic Forestry. 23: 74-81

Cleary, M., Blomquist, M., Vetukuri R.R., Böhlenius, H., Witzell, J. 2017. Susceptibility of common tree species in Sweden to Phytophthora cambivora, P. plurivora and P. cactorum. Forest Pathology 47: n/a, e12329. doi:10.1111/efp.12329.

Nguyen, D., Boberg, J., Cleary, M., Bruelheide, H., Hönig, L., Koricheva, J., Stenlid, J. 2017. Foliar fungi of silver birch in pure and mixed tree species stands: comparing high-throughput sequencing and morphological assessment. Nature: Scientific Reports 7, 41801; doi: 10.1038/srep41801 (2017).

Cleary, M., Nguyen, D., Stener, L-G., Stenlid, J., and Skovsgaard, J-P. 2017. Ash and ash dieback in Sweden: A review of disease history, current status, pathogen and host dynamics, host tolerance and management options in forests and landscapes. In: “Dieback of European Ash (Fraxinus spp.) – Consequences and Guidelines for Sustainable Management. Eds: Vasaitis R, & Enderle R pp. 195-208.

Pettersson, M., Frampton, J., Rönnberg, J., Shew, H.D., Benson, D.M., Kohlway, W.H., Escanferla, M.E., and Cubeta, M.A. 2017. Increased diversity of Phytophthora Species in Fraser fir Christmas Tree Plantations in the Southern Appalachians. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. 32: 412-420.

Pettersson M., Frampton J. and Sidebottom J. 2017. Influence of Phytophthora Root Rot on Planting Trends of Fraser fir Christmas Trees in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Tree Planters’ Notes 60:4–11.



Cleary, M., Blomquist, M., Ghasemkhani, M., and Witzell, J. 2016. First report of Phytophthora gonapodyides causing stem canker on European beech (Fagus sylvatica) in southern Sweden. Plant Disease. 100:2174

Cleary M., Nguyen D., Marčiulynienė D., Berlin A., Vasaitis R., Stenlid J. 2016. Friend or foe? Biological and ecological traits of the European ash dieback pathogen Hymenoscyphus fraxineus in its native environment. Nature: Scientific Reports. 6, 21895; doi:10-1038/srep21895 (2016)

Romeralo, C., Witzell, J., Diez, J.J. 2016. Aleppo pine provenances vary in susceptibility and secondary chemical response to Gremmeniella abietina infection. Plant Pathology 65: 664–672.

Nguyen, D., Cleary, M.R., Enderle, R., Stenlid, J. 2016. Analyses of the ash dieback pathogen Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, suggest role of tree species diversity on colonization and population structure differentiation. Forest Pathology 46: 82-84

Pettersson, M., Frampton, J., Rönnberg, J., Talgø, V. 2016. Neonectria canker found on spruce and fir in Swedish Christmas tree plantations. Plant Health Progress. 17: 202-205.

Klapwijk, M.J., Hopkins, A.J.M., Eriksson, L., Pettersson, M., Schroeder, M. Lindelöw, Å., Rönnberg, J., Keskitalo E.C.H., and Kenis, M. 2016. Reducing the risk of invasive forest pests and pathogens: Combining legislation, targeted management and public awareness. AMBIO. 45: 223-234.

Gunulf Åberg, A., Witzell, J., Rönnberg, J. 2016. Risk of false positives during sampling for Heterobasidion annosum s.l. Plant disease. 100: 175-179.


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