Dr. Witoon Purahong
Previous scientific positions
- Microbial diversity
- Fungal Diversity
- Plant pathology
- Fusarium graminearum
The effect of forest management intensity on the diversity of wood-decaying fungi and dead wood decomposition
Molecular microbial diversity of dead wood and leaf litter in forests of different forest management intensity.
Tissue and cell culture, Immunohistochemistry, ELISA, HPLC, Classical identifications (bacteria, fungi, plants and animal (insects), Ecological methodology, Soil microbiology, PCR, Real time PCR, Reverse transcription PCR, DNA sequencing and Basic Bioinformatics
Cooperations with other partners
Professor Kevin D. Hyde, School of Science, Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand
Purahong W.,Krüger D.(2012)
A better understanding of functional roles of fungi in the decomposition process: using precursor rRNA containing ITS regions as a marker for the active fungal community.
Ann For Sci (Accepted)
Purahong W., Alkadri D., Nipoti P., Pisi A., Lemmens M., Prodi A. (2012)
Validation of a modified Petri-dish test to quantify aggressive levels of Fusarium graminearum in durum wheat.
Eur J Plant Pathol 132:381–391. DOI:10.1007/s10658-011-9883-2
Prodi A., Purahong W., Alkadri D., Nipoti P., Pisi A. (2011)
Chemotype composition difference of durum wheat-infecting Fusarium graminearum population in closed areas separated by the Apennines in Northern-Central Italy.
Plant Pathol J 27(4): 354-359. download DOI:10.5423/PPJ.2011.27.4.354
Purahong W., Hyde K.D. (2011)
Effects of fungal endophytes on grass and non-grass litter decomposition rates.
Fungal Divers 47: 1–7 (IF=5.074; 1/30; Mycology). DOI:10.1007/s13225-010-0083-8
Purahong W., Lerstaveesin P., Ampornpan L. (2010)
Succession of fungi associated with decomposition of leaf litter in tropical ever green forest (Northeastern Thailand).
Pol J Ecol 58(3): 515–522. download