Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc PhD(Pret) - Professor
NRF Rating: B3
Telephone number: 012 420 3295
Fax number: 012 420 4588
E-mail address: email@example.com
Integrated disease management
Sustainable insect management
Biocontrol of plant diseases
The morphology and ultrastructure of the epidermis of leaves and fruit
Postharvest technology and food safety
Research articles in refereed specialist journals:
Truter M, Kotzé JM, Janse van Rensberg T N, Korsten L: 2004. A Sampler to determine available Guignardia citricarpa inoculum on citrus leaf litter. Biosystems Engineering, 89 (4), pp 515-519.
Research and technical/policy output for clients:
van der Waals (Smith) JE, Korsten L, Slippers B: 2004. Genetic diversity among Alternaria solani isolates from potatoes in South Africa. Plant Disease, 88 (9) / Sept, pp 959-964.
Korsten L: 2004. Biological control in Africa: Can it provide a sustainable solution for control of fruit diseases?. South African Journal of Botany, 70 (1), pp 128-139.
de Jager ES, Korsten L: 2004. Effect of fungicides and disinfectants in the prevention of litchi pericarp browning and control of postharvest diseases. South African Mango Growers' Association Journal, 15, pp 16-23.
van Eeden M, Korsten L: 2004. Effect of additives and copper fungicide on Bacillus subtilis to control avocado (Persea Americana Mill.) fruit diseases. South African Mango Growers' Association Journal, 27, pp 18-23.
de Jager ES, Wehner FC, Korsten L: 2004. Fungal postharvest pathogens of litchi fruit in South Africa. Yearbook South African Litchi Growers' Association, 15, pp 24-32.
Korsten L, Kaiser C: Technical Report: 2004. Brief discussion of current SAAGA funded projects. For: South African Avocado Grower's Association.