Scientific publications  

Journal Articles:

Blumenstein K, Macaya-Sanz D, Martín JA, Albrectsen BR, Witzell J. 2015. Phenotype

MicroArrays as a complementary tool to next generation sequencing for characterization of tree endophytes. Front. Microbiol. 6:1033. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01033

 

Blumenstein K, Albrectsen BR, Martín JA, Hultberg M, Sieber TN, Helander M, Witzell J.

2015. Nutritional niche overlap potentiates the use of endophytes in biocontrol of a tree disease. BioControl 60(5): 655-667. doi: 10.1007/s10526-015-9668-1

 

Martín JA, Macaya-Sanz D, Witzell J, Blumenstein K, Gil L. 2015. Strong in vitro antagonism by elm xylem endophytes is not accompanied by temporally stable in planta protection against a vascular pathogen under field conditions. Eur J Plant Pathol. 42, 185-

196. doi: 10.1007/s10658-015-0602-2

 

Martín JA, Witzell J, Blumenstein K, Rozpedowska E, Helander M, Sieber TN, Gil L. 2013.

Resistance to Dutch elm disease reduces xylem endophytic fungi presence in elms (Ulmus

spp.). PLoS ONE 8 (2): e56987 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056987

 

Martín JA, Witzell J, Blumenstein K, Gil L. 2012. Antagonistic effect and reduction of Ulmus minor symptoms to Ophiostoma novo-ulmi by elm endophytes. J Agric Ext Rural Dev. 4(9):

239-240

 

Book chapter:

Witzell J., Martín J.A., Blumenstein K. (2014). Ecological aspects of endophyte-based biocontrol of forest diseases. In: Verma, V.C. & Gange, A.C. (eds) Advances in endophytic research. Berlin: Springer, pp. 321-333.

 

 

 

Diploma thesis:

Blumenstein K. 2010. Characterization of endophytic fungi in the genus Ulmus: putative agents for the biocontrol of Dutch Elm Disease (DED). Diploma thesis, University of Kassel,

114 p.

 

PhD thesis:

Blumenstein K. 2016. Endophytic fungi in elms: implications for the integrated management of Dutch elm disease. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden, Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre and Bangor University Wales, UK, School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography.

 

Oral conference presentations

Blumenstein K. Endophytes for biocontrol of Dutch elm disease by nutritional niche overlap.

4th FONASO Conference, Bangor, Wales, 20th-22nd, 2015.

 

Blumenstein K. About the search for the needle in the Haystack. Or: Bioactive metabolites against a fungal pathogen revealed by LC-MS. 3rd FONASO Conference, Montpellier,

France, 22nd – 24th, 2014.

 

Blumenstein K, Albrectsen BR, Martín JA, Witzell J. Niche differentiation as an effective biocontrol mechanism of endophytic fungi against Ophiostoma novo-ulmi. Plant Protection and Plant Health in Europe. Berlin, Germany, 27th – 29th, May 2013.

 

Blumenstein K. Niche differentiation as an effective biocontrol mechanism of endophytic fungi against Ophiostoma novo-ulmi. 2nd FONASO Conference, San Vito di Cadore -

Belluno, Italy, April 3rd – 6th 2013.