Title Source Date
How to save Joburg’s trees Saturday Star 10 Nov 2018
Update on City of Johannesburg’s dealings with the shot hole borer infestation Midrand Reporter 8 Nov 2018
Klein kewer kan groot skade veroorsaak ProAgri News 6 Nov 2018
Evicting Alien Borer Beetles - Carte Blanche M-Net Carte Blanche 4 Nov 2018
Beetle Mania: The Nasty Insect That Is Killing the Trees of Johannesburg Yale Environment 360 16 Oct 2018
De minikever doorboort het Afrikaanse stadsbos Johannesburg De Verdieping Trouw - The Netherlands 1 Oct 2018
Stompkopkewer en die bedreiging wat hierdie kewer vir ons land se bome inhou: Radio interview with Prof. Wilhelm de Beer (1:30 to 13:00 on soundclip) Landbouradio 1 Oct 2018
Tiny beetle causes a giant crisis Mail & Guardian 21 Sep 2018 
Feared borer beetle wreaks havoc in George George Herald 20 Sep 2018
Beetle that kills SA trees: Prof. Wilhelm de Beer (YouTube video) SABC News 11 Sep 2018
Borer threatens trees The Witness 7 Sep 2018
A beetle that threatens trees: Prof. Wilhelm de Beer (YouTube video) SABC News 7 Sep 2018
Tiny beetle is killing SA's trees – and nothing can stop it News24 5 Sep 2018
Kewer se swam rig dalk groot skade in Noordkaap aan Netwerk24 1 Sep 2018
A tiny beetle is threatening one of the world’s top urban forests The Nerve Africa 30 Aug 2018
Detection of a new pest in South Africa: the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer ProAgri News 29 Aug 2018
Kewer moet landswyd bestry word Landbouweekblad 27 Jul 2018
Shot hole borer beetles threat to trees on the North Coast North Coast Courier 19 Jul 2018
Borer beetle a danger to trees George Herald 11 Jul 2018
Stompkopkewer saai verwoesting Landbouweekblad 9 Jul 2018
Watch out for Shot Hole Borer in Trees The Edge Community News 13 Jun 2018
Shot hole borer beetle threat Greytown Gazette 13 Jun 2018 
Steer clear of dying trees in George area The Gremlin - George News 30 May 2018
A 2mm beetle is laying waste to George's trees Sunday Times 30 May 2018
Bly weg van besmette bome maan munisipaliteit Netwerk24 30 May 2018
New pest and disease threats discovered in SA SA Forestry 22 May 2018
Boom- en neutbedryf hou asem op kewer Landbouweekblad 5 May 2018
Shot Hole Borer: Radio interview with Prof. Wilhelm de Beer on the programme The Science Inside WITS Radio 2 May 2018
‘n Kewer bekend as PSHB maak landwyd amok: Radio interview with Prof. Wilhelm de Beer RSG Landbou 28 Apr 2018
Klein kewer rig groot skade aan 50 boomspesies al aangeval Beeld newspaper 21 Apr 2018
Expert investigates beetle plague George Herald 19 Apr 2018
Saving one of the world's largest urban forests from a killer pest The Star 19 Apr 2019
Groot poging om bome te red Netwerk24 18 Apr 2018
Beetles, not the Fab Four, invade suburbs Rosebank Killarney Gazette  18 Apr 2018
Killer beetle invades Knysna trees Knysna-Plett Herald 16 Apr 2018
Kenners bekyk verwoestende boomplaag Netwerk24  16 Apr 2018
Shothole borer threatens Joburg trees The Johannesburg Inner City Partnership 16 Apr 2018
Shothole borer infestation looms Sandton Chronicle 15 Apr 2018
Soektog na boorkewers in Tuinroete se bosse Netwerk24 12 Apr 2018
Knysna's dying oak trees in spotlight Show Me Knysna 12 Apr 2018
Polyphagous Shothole Borer Johannesburg Urban Forest Alliance 12 Apr 2018
Beetle infestation puts Joburg's tree canopy at risk Times Live 11 Apr 2018
A borer infestation places Joburg's tree canopy at risk Politics Web 11 Apr 2018
Boorkewer bedreig nie Knysna woud Netwerk24  11 Apr 2018
Boorkewer bedreig bome op George Netwerk24 5 Apr 2018
Shot hole borer in SA, but not yet the Cape Bolander Lifestyle and Property 14 Mar 2018
A tiny beetle and its deadly fungus is threatening South Africa's trees Mail & Guardian 1 Mar 2018
UP werk aan planne om boomkewer te bedreig Netwerk24 21 Feb 2018
Pesky bug brings a plague to the city trees Times Live 18 Feb 2018
PSHB found in South Africa ANR Blogs 7 Feb 2018
Pest alert: Red gum lerp psyllid   Sep 2013
Biological control agent for Thaumastocoris peregrinus to be released   Aug 2013
Limited options to manage Myrtle rust in SA Farmer's Weekly Jul 2013
Insect pests of Eucalyptus - Challenges and opportunities for their management Wood SA & Timber Times Nov 2012
Notorious tree-killing fungus unravelled Tukkie 16(3) Dec 2010
A world-class Biocontrol Centre for forest pests at FABI Wood SA & Timber Times Dec 2010
Fusarium circinatum: The first eukaryotic genome sequenced and annotated in Africa Wood SA & Timber Times Dec 2010
Pests threatening pine Wood SA & Timber Times Dec 2010
Forest Phytophthoras - a hidden threat to take a serious note of Wood SA & Timber Times Dec 2010
Tree Protection Cooperative Programme (TPCP) comes of age Wood SA & Timber Times Dec 2010
Dealing with new invasive pests of forestry trees: The Leptocybe gall wasp as an example Wood SA & Timber Times Dec 2010
Armillaria root rot: a new disease of cut-flower proteas in South Africa SAPPEX News Issue 106 Jul 2000

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Kanzi AM, Steenkamp ET, Van der Merwe NA, Wingfield BD. (2019) The mating system of the Eucalyptus canker pathogen Chrysoporthe austroafricana and closely related species. Fungal Genetics and Biology 123:41-52. 10.1016/j.fgb.2018.12.001 PDF
Ebinghaus M, Maier W, Wingfield MJ. (2018) New host associations and a novel species for the gall-inducing Acacia rust genus Ravenelia in South Africa. MycoKeys (43):1-21. 10.3897/mycokeys.43.25090
Lee SR, Lee D, Yu JS, Benndorf R, Lee D-S, Huh J, de Beer ZW, Kim YH, Beemelmanns C, Kang KS, Kim KH. (2018) Natalenamides A–C, Cyclic Tripeptides from the Termite-Associated Actinomadura sp. RB99. Molecules 23(11) 10.3390/molecules23113003
Liu FF, Li GQ, Roux J, Barnes I, Wilson AM, Wingfield MJ, Chen SF. (2018) Nine novel species of Huntiella from southern China with three distinct mating strategies and variable levels of pathogenicity. Mycologia 10.1080/00275514.2018.1515450 PDF
McTaggart AR, Duong TA, Le VQ, Shuey LS, Smidt W, Naidoo S, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD. (2018) Chromium sequencing: the doors open for genomics of obligate plant pathogens. BioTechniques 65(5):253-257. 10.2144/btn-2018-0019