Marieka Gryzenhout

Marieka Gryzenhout is Senior Lecturer at the University of the Free State whose research entails detailed taxonomic studies of the Cryphonectriaceae, a family she described. Within this family, an additional eight new genera were described besidesCryphonectria and Endothia. These various fungi represent some of the most important fungal pathogens of forest trees in the world, including South Africa.