Pastirčáková Katarína

Pastirčáková Katarína

PPM Research Group

Mgr. Katarína Pastirčáková, PhD.

Slovak Academy of Sciences
Institute of Forest Ecology
Plant Pathology & Mycology Research Group
Akademická 2
949 01 Nitra
Phone:  +421 37 6943 358
Email: katarina.pastircakova@ife.sk; uefezima@hotmail.com

Research Interests: Fungal diseases of woody plants, pathogen biology, fungal taxonomy and diversity, Botryosphaeriales, Erysiphales, Rhytismatales.


Education:

  • PhD. in Plant Protection; Institute of Experimental Phytopathology and Entomology, SAS, Ivanka pri Dunaji (1999-2002) and Institute of Forest Ecology, SAS, Zvolen (2003)
  • Mgr. (MSc.) in Mathematics and Biology Education; Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Constantine the Philosopher, Nitra (1994-1999)

Academic employment:

  • Branch for Woody Plants Biology, Institute of Forest Ecology, SAS, Nitra, Slovakia (researcher; since 2003)
  • Department of Mycology, Institute of Experimental Phytopathology and Entomology, SAS, Ivanka pri Dunaji, Slovakia (PhD. student; 1999-2002)

Projects:

  • VEGA 2/0077/18 – Identification, genetic variability a pathogenicity of economically important needle cast species on pines (2018-2021, member of research team)
  • VEGA 2/0062/18 – Ash dieback: the causal agents and disease control strategy (2018-2021, deputy of project leader)
  • APVV-15-0210 – Distribution potential of different fungal groups in Europe (2016–2020, co-investigator)
  • APVV-0421-07 – New methods of evaluation and mapping of biotic harmful agents in urban greenery (2008–2010, co-investigator)
  • APVV-51-032604 – Invasive pests and parasitic fungi – originators of damage on Aesculus and Platanus genera (2005–2007, co-investigator)
  • VEGA 2/0071/14 – Species diversity and biological characteristics of parasitic fungi associated with damage and withering of woody plants (2014–2017, principal investigator)
  • VEGA 2/0069/14 – Biology, spread and identification of harmful agent Dothistroma septosporum (Mycosphaerella pini), D. pini and other harmful agents of assimilatory organs of pines (2014–2017, co-investigator)
  • VEGA 2/0149/10 – Study of morphological, genetical and biological characteristics of selected genera of fungi from Coelomycetes, their pathogenicity and occurrence in different ecological conditions (2010–2013, deputy principal investigator)
  • VEGA 2/7026/27 – Pathological changes of ornamental and utility woody plants caused by fungi and pests in changed environmental conditions as a cause of their premature withering and dieback (2007–2009, co-investigator)
  • VEGA 2/4020/04 – Importance of biotic factors participating in damage of woody plants in urban environment, selected dendrological objects and woodland economic units of Slovakia (2004–2006, co-investigator)
  • VEGA 2/1039/21 – Integrated study of factors involved in degradation of woody plants in the changed environment (2001–2003, co-investigator)
  • VEGA 2/7118/20 – Causes of premature massive dieback and falling of leaves on the European horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) (2000–2002, co-investigator)

List of my publications:

2018

Two blue-stain fungi colonizing Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) trees infested by bark beetles in Slovakia, Central Europe

Pastirčáková, K; Adamčíková, K; Pastirčák, M; Zach, P; Galko, J; Kováč, M; Laco, J

Two blue-stain fungi colonizing Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) trees infested by bark beetles in Slovakia, Central Europe Journal Article

Biologia, 2018, ISSN: 0006-3088.

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From leaf to continent: The multi-scale distribution of an invasive cryptic pathogen complex on oak

Desprez-Loustau, M L; Massot, M; Toïgo, M; Fort, T; Aday_Kaya, A G; Boberg, J; Braun, U; Capdevielle, X; Cech, T; Chandelier, A; Christova, P; Corcobado, T; Dogmus, T; Dutech, C; Fabreguettes, O; Faivre_d'Arcier, J; Gross, A; Horta_Jung, M; Iturrixa, E; Jung, T; Junker, C; Kiss, L; Kostov, K; Lehtijarvi, A; Lyubenova, A; Marçais, B; Oliva, J; Oskay, F; Pastirčák, M; Pastirčáková, K; Piou, D; Saint-Jean, G; Sallafranque, A; Slavov, S; Stenlid, J; Talgø, V; Takamatsu, T; Tack, A J M

From leaf to continent: The multi-scale distribution of an invasive cryptic pathogen complex on oak Journal Article

Fungal Ecology, 36 , pp. 39-50, 2018, ISSN: 1754-5048.

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Mycobiota in dead and damaged branches of silver birch in Slovakia

Pastirčáková, K; Ostrovský, R; Pastirčák, M

Mycobiota in dead and damaged branches of silver birch in Slovakia Journal Article

Baltic Forestry, 24 (1), pp. 17-23, 2018, ISSN: 1392-1355.

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Species diversity of fungi on damaged branches and leaves of ashes (Fraxinus spp.) in different types of stands in Slovakia

Pastirčáková, K; Ivanová, H; Pastirčák, M

Species diversity of fungi on damaged branches and leaves of ashes (Fraxinus spp.) in different types of stands in Slovakia Journal Article

Central European Forestry Journal, 64 (2), pp. 133-139, 2018, ISSN: 0323-1046.

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The hosts and geographic range of Dothistroma needle blight in Slovakia

Jánošíková-Hečková, Z; Ondrušková, E; Barta, M; Ostrovský, R; Kádasi-Horáková, M; Pastirčáková, K; Kobza, M; Adamčíková, K

The hosts and geographic range of Dothistroma needle blight in Slovakia Journal Article

Forest Pathology, 48 (3), pp. e12421, 2018, ISSN: 1437-4781.

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2017

Hypoderma rubi on two new hosts in Slovakia

Pastirčák, M; Pastirčáková, K

Hypoderma rubi on two new hosts in Slovakia Journal Article

Mycotaxon, 132 (4), pp. 849–855, 2017, ISSN: 0093-4666.

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Natural infection of Fraxinus angustifolia by Hymenoscyphus fraxineus in Slovakia

Kádasi-Horáková, M; Adamčíková, K; Pastirčáková, K; Longauerová, V; Maľová, M

Natural infection of Fraxinus angustifolia by Hymenoscyphus fraxineus in Slovakia Journal Article

Baltic Forestry, 23 (1), pp. 52-55, 2017, ISSN: 2029-9230.

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Contribution to the pathogenic fungi on woody plants in North Korea

Pastirčáková, K; Shin, H D

Contribution to the pathogenic fungi on woody plants in North Korea Journal Article

Phytotaxa, 299 (2), pp. 185-198, 2017, ISSN: 1179-3155.

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2016

Genetic diversity and host range of powdery mildews on Papaveraceae

Pastirčáková, K; Jankovics, T; Komáromi, J; Pintye, A; Pastirčák, M

Genetic diversity and host range of powdery mildews on Papaveraceae Journal Article

Mycological Progress, 15 (4, article 36), pp. 1-18, 2016, ISSN: 1617-416X.

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2014

Global distribution of Erysiphe platani: new records, teleomorph formation and re-examination of herbarium collections

Pastirčáková, K; Pastirčák, M; Adamčiková, K; Bouznad, Z; Kedad, A; El_Guilli, M; Diminić, D; Hofte, M

Global distribution of Erysiphe platani: new records, teleomorph formation and re-examination of herbarium collections Journal Article

Cryptogamie, Mycologie, 35 (2), pp. 163-176, 2014, ISSN: 0181-1584.

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The lily magnolia powdery mildew Erysiphe magnifica found in Slovakia

Ondrušková, E; Juhásová, G; Pastirčáková, K

The lily magnolia powdery mildew Erysiphe magnifica found in Slovakia Journal Article

Mycotaxon, 127 , pp. 51-57, 2014, ISSN: 0093-4666.

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2013

A powdery mildew (Pseudoidium sp.) found on Chelidonium majus in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Pastirčáková, K; Pastirčák, M

A powdery mildew (Pseudoidium sp.) found on Chelidonium majus in the Czech Republic and Slovakia Journal Article

Czech Mycology, 65 (1), pp. 125-133, 2013, ISSN: 1211-0981.

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2010

Two important ascomycetes and their anamorphs on twigs of Betula pendula in Slovakia

Pastirčáková, K; Pastirčák, M

Two important ascomycetes and their anamorphs on twigs of Betula pendula in Slovakia Journal Article

Polish Botanical Journal, 55 (2), pp. 373-380, 2010, ISSN: 1641-8180.

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Ivanová, H; Bernardovičová, S; Pastirčáková, K

Influence of selected climatological characteristics on antracnose diseases development on plane trees Journal Article

Ekológia (Bratislava), 29 (4), pp. 430-440, 2010.

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2009

Guignardia aesculi on species of Aesculus: new records from Europe and Asia

Pastirčáková, K; Pastirčák, M; Celar, F; Shin, H D

Guignardia aesculi on species of Aesculus: new records from Europe and Asia Journal Article

Mycotaxon, 108 , pp. 287-296, 2009, ISSN: 0093-4666.

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European record of Subramaniula thielavioides on opium poppy

Pastirčák, M; Pastirčáková, K

European record of Subramaniula thielavioides on opium poppy Journal Article

Acta Mycologica, 44 (1), pp. 7-9, 2009, ISSN: 0001-625X.

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2008

European hornbeam powdery mildew Erysiphe arcuata in Slovakia

Pastirčáková, K; Takamatsu, S; Shiroya, Y; Pastirčák, M

European hornbeam powdery mildew Erysiphe arcuata in Slovakia Journal Article

Journal of Phytopathology, 156 (10), pp. 597-601, 2008, ISSN: 0931-1785.

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Pastirčáková, K; Ivanová, H; Bernardovičová, S

Stachys byzantina, a new host of Neoerysiphe galeopsidis for Slovakia Journal Article

Czech Mycology, 60 (2), pp. 256-264, 2008.

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Neoerysiphe galeopsidis on Stachys species in Slovakia and the Czech Republic based on a re-examination of herbarium collections.

Pastirčáková, K; Ivanová, H; Bernadovičová, S

Neoerysiphe galeopsidis on Stachys species in Slovakia and the Czech Republic based on a re-examination of herbarium collections. Journal Article

Czech Mycology, 60 (2), pp. 251-264, 2008, ISSN: 1211-0981.

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2007

Scopinella solani on graminicolous hosts in Slovakia and the Czech Republic

Pastirčák, M; Pastirčáková, K

Scopinella solani on graminicolous hosts in Slovakia and the Czech Republic Journal Article

Mycotaxon, 102 , pp. 383-387, 2007, ISSN: 0093-4666.

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Ivanova, H; Bernardovičová, S; Pastirčáková, K

Influence of changed ecological conditions of environment on occurrence of London plane (Platanus x hispanica Münchh.) anthracnose Journal Article

Folia Oecologica, 34 (1), pp. 1-8, 2007.

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2006

The anamorph of Erysiphe platani on Platanus ×hispanica in Slovakia

Pastirčáková, K; Pastirčák, M

The anamorph of Erysiphe platani on Platanus ×hispanica in Slovakia Journal Article

Mycotaxon, 97 , pp. 189-194, 2006, ISSN: 0093-4666.

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The Catalpa powdery mildew Erysiphe elevata in Slovakia

Pastirčáková, K; Pastirčák, M; Juhásová, G

The Catalpa powdery mildew Erysiphe elevata in Slovakia Journal Article

Cryptogamie, Mycologie, 27 (1), pp. 31-34, 2006, ISSN: 0181-1584.

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2004

Erysiphe catalpae and Erysiphe elevata in Europe

Ale-Agha, N; Bolay, A; Braun, U; Feige, B; Jage, H; Kummer, V; Lebeda, A; Piątek, M; Shin, H D; Zimmermannová-Pastirčáková, K

Erysiphe catalpae and Erysiphe elevata in Europe Journal Article

Mycological Progress, 3 (4), pp. 291-296, 2004, ISSN: 1617-416X.

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2002

Erysiphe flexuosa – a new species of powdery mildew for Slovakia

Zimmermannová-Pastirčáková, K; Pastirčák, M

Erysiphe flexuosa – a new species of powdery mildew for Slovakia Journal Article

Biologia (Bratislava), 57 (4), pp. 437-440, 2002, ISSN: 0006-3088.

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Epidemic spread of Erysiphe flexuosa (North American powdery mildew disease of horse-chestnut) in Europe

Zimmermannová-Pastirčáková, K; Adamska, I; Błaszkowski, J; Bolay, A; Braun, U

Epidemic spread of Erysiphe flexuosa (North American powdery mildew disease of horse-chestnut) in Europe Journal Article

Schlechtendalia, 8 , pp. 39-45, 2002, ISSN: 1436-2317.

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2001

Mercury, cadmium, lead and copper contents in fruiting bodies of selected edible mushrooms in contaminated Middle Spiš region, Slovakia

Zimmermannová, K; Svoboda, L; Kalač, P

Mercury, cadmium, lead and copper contents in fruiting bodies of selected edible mushrooms in contaminated Middle Spiš region, Slovakia Journal Article

Ekológia (Bratislava), 20 (4), pp. 440-446, 2001, ISSN: 1335-342X.

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2000

Concentrations of mercury, cadmium, lead and copper in fruiting bodies of edible mushrooms in an emission area of a copper smelter and a mercury smelter

Svoboda, L; Zimmermannová, K; Kalač, P

Concentrations of mercury, cadmium, lead and copper in fruiting bodies of edible mushrooms in an emission area of a copper smelter and a mercury smelter Journal Article

Science of the Total Environment, 246 , pp. 61-67, 2000, ISSN: 0048-9697.

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