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Plant Bioinformatics & Molecular Systematics

​​​Bellste​dt Group​​

The Bellstedt Group focuses on:

  1. Investigations into the evolution of viruses and bacterial pathogens of potatoes and fruit trees and their detection.
  2. Plant molecular systematic and evolutionary studies of plant groups that occur in southern Africa focusing on the Cape Floral Region.
  3. The development of DNA vaccines against ostrich mycoplasmas.
  4. Fish Phylogenetics.​