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Associate Professor Paul Guy

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Plant Virology
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Email: paul.guy@otago.ac.nz
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Phone: +64 3 479 7574

Research Interests

  • Plant virology
  • plant pathology
  • grass endophytes

Community Outreach

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Teaching Involvement

BIOL 113 Plant Biology
CELS 191 Cell and Molecular Biology
BTNY 322 Mycology and Plant Pathology
BTNY 461 Plant Physiology and Biotechnology
BTNY 469 Principles of Nature Conservation
ECOL 111 Ecology and Conservation of Diversity
PLBI 301 Applied Plant Science
PLBI 351 Special Topics
PLBI 401 Special Topics

Recent Publications

Guy PL (2014) Viruses of New Zealand Pasture Grasses and Legumes. Crop & Pasture Science 65(11) DOI: 10.1071/CP14017

Guy PL (2014) Prospects for analyzing ancient RNA in preserved materials. WIREs RNA 5: 87-94 2014. doi: 10.1002/wrna.1199.

Guy PL, Gerard PJ, Wilson DJ (2013) Incidence of viruses in white clover on the North Island of New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology 42: 639-642. DOI: 10.1007/s13313-013-0235-x

Teasdale SE, Beulke AK, Guy PL, Orlovich DA (2013) Environmental barcoding of the ectomycorrhizal fungus Cortinarius. Fungal Diversity 58: 299-310. DOI: 10.1007/s13225-012-0218-1

Guy PL. (2013) Ancient RNA? RT-PCR of 50 year old RNA detects Peach latent mosaic viroid. Archives of Virology 158:691-694.DOI: 10.1007/s00705-012-1527-0

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Publications

Guy, P. L. (2019). A quick & simple single-antibody immunoassay for the student laboratory. American Biology Teacher, 81(3), 197-199. doi: 10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.197

Guy, P. L. (2019). First record of Clover yellow mosaic virus from white clover (Trifolium repens) in Australia [Disease notes]. Plant Disease, 103(7), 1801-1802. doi: 10.1094/pdis-11-18-1920-pdn

Guy, P. L., & Gerard, P. J. (2018). First record of White clover cryptic virus-2 in New Zealand. Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 13, 43. doi: 10.1007/s13314-018-0327-0

Guy, P. L., Macdonald, R., Mackenzie, S., & Burritt, D. J. (2018). Stressed out: Demonstrating the effects of abiotic and biotic stress on an important food crop. American Biology Teacher, 80(1), 50-52. doi: 10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.50

Guy, P. L. (2017). First report of Nemesia ring necrosis virus in Australasia in nemesia and verbena plants from New Zealand. Plant Disease, 101(8), 1558. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-02-17-0160-PDN

Chapter in Book - Research

Guy, P. L. (1998). Survey of fungal endophytes and brassica viruses. In M. M. Driessen, M. D. J. Comfort Jackson, J. Balmer, A. M. M. Richardson & P. B. McQuillan (Eds.), Wilderness Ecosystems Baseline Studies (WEBS): Pelion Plains-Mt Ossa. (pp. 43-45). Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service Wildlife Rept.

Mink, G. I., & Guy, P. L. (1996). Peanut stunt cucumovirus. In A. Brunt, K. Crabtree, M. Dallwitz, A. Gibbs & L. Watson (Eds.), Viruses of Plants. (pp. 926-927). Oxon, UK: CAB International Publishing.

Guy, P. L. (1996). White clover mosaic potexvirus. In A. Brunt, K. Crabtree, M. Dallwitz, A. Gibbs & L. Watson (Eds.), Viruses of Plants : Descriptions and Lists from the VIDE Database. (pp. 1398-1401). Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Guy, P. L. (1996). Cardamine latent virus. In A. Brunt, K. Crabtree, M. Dallwitz, A. Gibbs & L. Watson (Eds.), Viruses of Plants : Descriptions and Lists from the VIDE Database. (pp. 293-294). Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Guy, P. L. (1996). Poinsettia mosaic (?) tymovirus. In A. Brunt, K. Crabtree, M. Dallwitz, A. Gibbs & L. Watson (Eds.), Viruses of plants. (pp. 994-996). Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Guy, P. L. (1996). Ryegrass alphacryptovirus. In A. Brunt, K. Crabtree, M. Dallwitz, A. Gibbs & L. Watson (Eds.), Viruses of Plants : Descriptions and Lists from the VIDE Database. (pp. 1115). Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Guy, P. L., & Forster, R. L. S. (1996). Viruses of New Zealand pasture grasses and legumes. In S. Chakraborty, K. T. Leath, R. A. Skipp, G. A. Robertson, R. A. Bray, G. C. M. Latch & F. W. Nutter (Eds.), Pasture and Forage Crop Pathology. (pp. 289-302). Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy & the Crop Science So.

Guy, P. L. (1996). Turnip yellow mosaic tymovirus. In A. Brunt, K. Crabtree, M. Dallwitz, A. Gibbs & L. Watson (Eds.), Viruses of Plants : Description and Lists from the VIDE Database. (pp. 1343-1347). Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

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Journal - Research Article

Guy, P. L., & Gerard, P. J. (2018). First record of White clover cryptic virus-2 in New Zealand. Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 13, 43. doi: 10.1007/s13314-018-0327-0

Guy, P. L., & Gerard, P. J. (2016). White clover cryptic virus-1 in New Zealand and eastern Australia. Annals of Applied Biology, 168(2), 225-231. doi: 10.1111/aab.12258

Secker, N. H., Chua, J. P. S., Laurie, R. E., McNoe, L., Guy, P. L., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2016). Characterization of the cyanobacteria and associated bacterial community from an ephemeral wetland in New Zealand. Journal of Phycology, 52(5), 761-773. doi: 10.1111/jpy.12434

Veerakone, S., Tang, J. Z., Ward, L. I., Liefting, L. W., Perez-Egusquiza, Z., Lebas, B. S. M., … Guy, P. L. (2015). A review of the plant virus, viroid, liberibacter and phytoplasma records for New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology, 44(5), 463-514. doi: 10.1007/s13313-015-0366-3

Guy, P. L., Easingwood, R., Carne, D. L., & Kleffmann, T. (2015). Identification of two plant viruses using partial purification and mass spectrometry. Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 10, 11. doi: 10.1007/s13314-015-0162-5

Corral, M. G., Guy, P. L., & Burritt, D. J. (2015). Cultivar-dependent yield reductions in white clover due to simulated grazing and White clover mosaic virus infection are associated with differences in storage reserves and antioxidant metabolism. Plant Pathology, 64(6), 1292-1299. doi: 10.1111/ppa.12363

Guy, P. L. (2014). Prospects for analyzing ancient RNA in preserved materials. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: RNA, 5(1), 87-94. doi: 10.1002/wrna.1199

Guy, P. L. (2014). Viruses of New Zealand pasture grasses and legumes: A review. Crop & Pasture Science, 65(9), 841-853. doi: 10.1071/CP14017

Guy, P. L., Gerard, P. J., & Wilson, D. J. (2013). Incidence of viruses in white clover on the North Island of New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology, 42(6), 639-642. doi: 10.1007/s13313-013-0235-x

Teasdale, S. E., Beulke, A. K., Guy, P. L., & Orlovich, D. A. (2013). Environmental barcoding of the ectomycorrhizal fungal genus Cortinarius. Fungal Diversity, 58(1), 299-310. doi: 10.1007/s13225-012-0218-1

Guy, P. L. (2013). Ancient RNA? RT-PCR of 50-year-old RNA identifies peach latent mosaic viroid. Archives of Virology, 158(3), 691-694. doi: 10.1007/s00705-012-1527-0

Guy, P. L. (2011). Detection of Cucumber mosaic virus on Clematis paniculata in lowland forest in New Zealand. Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 6(1), 20-21. doi: 10.1007/s13314-011-0007-9

Lyttle, D. J., Orlovich, D. A., & Guy, P. L. (2011). Detection and analysis of endogenous badnaviruses in the New Zealand flora. AoB Plants, plr008. doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plr008

Delmiglio, C., Pearson, M. N., Lister, R. A., & Guy, P. L. (2010). Incidence of cereal and pasture viruses in New Zealand's native grasses. Annals of Applied Biology, 157(1), 25-36. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7348.2010.00406.x

Denny, B. L., & Guy, P. L. (2009). Incidence and spread of viruses in white-clover pastures of the South Island, New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology, 38(3), 270-276. doi: 10.1071/ap09002

Pearson, M. N., Clover, G. R. G., Guy, P. L., Fletcher, J. D., & Beever, R. E. (2006). A review of the plant virus, viroid and mollicute records for New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology, 35, 217-252.

Guy, P. L. (2006). New Zealand grasslands revisited: Identification of Cocksfoot mild mosaic virus. Australasian Plant Pathology, 35, 461-464.

Webster, D. E., Beck, D. L., Rabenstein, F., Forster, R. L. S., & Guy, P. L. (2005). An improved polyclonal antiserum for detecting Ryegrass mosaic rymovirus. Archives of Virology, 150, 1921-1926.

Lyttle, D. J., & Guy, P. L. (2004). First record of Geminiviruses in New Zealand: Abutilon mosaic virus and Honeysuckle yellow vein virus. Australasian Plant Pathology, 33, 321-322.

Guy, P. L., & Davis, L. (2002). Variation in the incidence of Barley yellow dwarf virus and in the ability of Neotyphodium endophytes to deter feeding by aphids (Rhopalosiphum padi) on Australasian tall fescue. Australasian Plant Pathology, 31, 307-308.

Guy, P. L., & Rowe, B. A. (2002). Increased incidence of endophyte (Neotyphodium lolii) infected perennial ryegrass observed in Tasmanian pastures. Tasmanian Naturalist, 124, 35-37.

Clarke, S. F., Guy, P. L., Burritt, D. J., & Jameson, P. E. (2002). Changes in the activities of antioxidant enzymes in response to virus infection and hormone treatment. Physiologia Plantarum, 114, 157-164.

Davis, L. T., & Guy, P. L. (2001). Introduced plant viruses and the invasion of a native grass flora. Biological Invasions, 3, 89-95.

Campbell, A. W., & Guy, P. L. (2001). Cocksfoot mottle virus spreads to the South Island of New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology, 30, 217-220.

Clarke, S. F., Burritt, D. J., Jameson, P. E., & Guy, P. L. (2000). Effects of plant hormones on white clover mosaic potexvirus double-stranded RNA. Plant Pathology, 49, 428-434.

Clarke, S. F., Guy, P. L., Jameson, P., Schmierer, D. M., & Burritt, D. J. (2000). Influence of white clover mosaic potexvirus infection on the endogenous levels of jasmonic acid and related compounds in Phaseolus vulgaris L. seedlings. Journal of Plant Physiology, 156, 433-437.

Clark, V. R., & Guy, P. L. (2000). Five viruses in Narcissus spp. from New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology, 29, 227-229.

Clarke, S. F., McKenzie, M. J., Burritt, D. J., Guy, P. L., & Jameson, P. E. (1999). Influence of white clover mosaic potexvirus infection on the endogenous cytokinin content of bean. Plant Physiology, 120, 547-552.

Webster, D. E., Guy, P. L., Beck, D. L., & Forster, R. L. S. (1999). Distribution and diversity of New Zealand isolates of ryegrass mosaic virus. Archives of Virology, 144, 2059-2064.

Clarke, S. F., Burritt, D. J., Jameson, P. E., & Guy, P. L. (1998). Influence of plant hormones on virus replication and pathogenesis-related proteins in Phaseolus vulgaris L. infected with white clover mosaic potexvirus. Physiological & Molecular Plant Pathology, 53, 195-207.

Webster, D. E., Forster, R. L. S., Sinclair, L., & Guy, P. L. (1996). Distribution of ryegrass mosaic virus in New Zealand perennial ryegrass pastures as determined by ELISA and RT-PCR. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 39(3), 405-412.

Guy, P. L., & Gould, D. M. (1996). Aculodes mckenziei (Acari: Eriophyidae) newly recorded in New Zealand and its association with other eriophyids in South Island pastures. New Zealand Entomologist, 19, 61-64.

Wijkstra, G. S., & Guy, P. L. (1996). Trifolium ambigum is not resistant to alfalfa mosaic virus. Australasian Plant Pathology, 25(3), 213.

Rath, A. C., Guy, P. L., & Webb, W. R. (1995). Metarhizium spore surface antigens are correlated with pathogenicity. Mycological Research, 100, 57-62.

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Journal - Research Other

Guy, P. L. (2019). A quick & simple single-antibody immunoassay for the student laboratory. American Biology Teacher, 81(3), 197-199. doi: 10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.197

Guy, P. L. (2019). First record of Clover yellow mosaic virus from white clover (Trifolium repens) in Australia [Disease notes]. Plant Disease, 103(7), 1801-1802. doi: 10.1094/pdis-11-18-1920-pdn

Guy, P. L., Macdonald, R., Mackenzie, S., & Burritt, D. J. (2018). Stressed out: Demonstrating the effects of abiotic and biotic stress on an important food crop. American Biology Teacher, 80(1), 50-52. doi: 10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.50

Guy, P. L. (2017). First report of Nemesia ring necrosis virus in Australasia in nemesia and verbena plants from New Zealand. Plant Disease, 101(8), 1558. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-02-17-0160-PDN

Gilmore, B. S., Martin, R. C., Dombrowski, J. E., Alderman, S. C., Martin, R. R., Mosier, N. J., … Guy, P. L. (2017). Virus incidence in Orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.) seed production fields in the Willamette Valley. Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management, 3, 1-3. doi: 10.2134/cftm2016.12.0087

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Guy, P. (2013). Recipes for success [Review of the book Antiviral resistance in plants: Methods and protocols]. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 51(1), 77. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2012.745884

Guy, P. L. (2001). A little bit won't hurt, ...will it? Perspective, (14), 5.

Guy, P. L., Webster, D. E., Davis, L., & Forster, R. L. S. (1998). Pests of non-indigenous organisms: hidden costs of introduction. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 13(3 March), 111.

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