James EK, Sprent JI, Young JPW, Andrews M. (2012) Rhizobia with 16S rRNA and nifH Similar to Mesorhizobium huakuii but Novel recA, glnII, nodA and nodC Genes Are Symbionts of New Zealand Carmichaelinae. PLoS ONE 7(10): e47677. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047677. Open Access.
Cannon, P.F., Johnston, P.R., Damm, U. and B.S. Weir (2012) Colletotrichum – current status and future directions. Studies in Mycology 73: 181–213. Open Access.
Weir B.S., Johnston, P.R. and U. Damm (2012) The Colletotrichum gloeosporioides species complex. Studies in Mycology 73: 115–180. Open Access.
J.R. Chapman, R.K. Taylor, B.S. Weir, M.K. Romberg, J.L. Vanneste, J. Luck and B.J.R. Alexander (2012). Phylogenetic relationships among global populations of Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae. Phytopathology 102: 1034–1044. Abstract.
Damm, U., Cannon, P.F., Woudenberg, J.H.C., Johnston, P.R., Weir, B.S., Tan, Y. P., Shivas, R.G., and P.W. Crous (2012) The Colletotrichum boninense species complex. Studies in Mycology, 73: 1–36. Open Access.
Cai, L., Hyde, K.D., Taylor, P.W.J., Weir, B.S., Waller, J., Abang, M.M., Zhang, J.Z., Yang, Y.L., Phoulivong, S., Liu, Z.Y., Prihastuti, H., Shivas, R.G., McKenzie, E.H.C. and P.R. Johnston (2009) A polyphasic approach for studying Colletotrichum. Fungal Diversity 39: 183–204. Free PDF. Citations.
Hyde, K.D., Cai, L., Cannon, P.F., Crouch, J.A., Crous, P.W., Damm, U., Goodwin, P.H., Chen, H., Johnston, P.R., Jones, E.B.G.,, Liu, Z.Y., McKenzie, E.H.C., Moriwaki, J., Noireung, P., Pennycook, S.R., Pfenning, L.H., Prihastuti, H., Sato, T., Shivas, R.G., Tan, Y.P., Taylor, P.W.J., Weir, B.S., Yang, Y.L. and J.Z. Zhang (2009) Colletotrichum — names in current use. Fungal Diversity 39: 147–182. Free PDF. Citations.
Lia W. Liefting, Bevan S. Weir, Shaun R. Pennycook and Gerard R. G. Clover (2009) "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum", associated with plants in the family Solanaceae. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 59: 2274–2276. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.007377-0. Citations.
Harman H.M, Weir B.S, Well, S.J, and R.L.J. Howitt (2009) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci from Lochmaea suturalis, the heather beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a pest in Europe and a biocontrol agent in New Zealand. Molecular Ecology Resources. 9(2): 594–596. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02448.x.
Lia W. Liefting, Paul W. Sutherland, Lisa I. Ward, Kerry L. Paice, Bevan S. Weir, and Gerard R. G. Clover (2009) A New 'Candidatus Liberibacter' Species Associated with Diseases of Solanaceous Crops. Plant Disease. 93(3): 208–214. doi:10.1094/PDIS-93-3-0208. Citations.
Weir B.S., Turner S.J., Silvester W.B., Park D.-C., and J.M. Young (2004) Unexpectedly Diverse Mesorhizobium Strains and Rhizobium leguminosarum Nodulate Native Legume Genera of New Zealand, while Introduced Legume Weeds Are Nodulated by Bradyrhizobium Species. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70(10): 5980–5987. doi:10.1128/AEM.70.10.5980-5987.2004. Citations.
Young J.M., Park D.-C., Weir B.S. (2004) Diversity of 16S rDNA sequences of Rhizobium spp. implications for species determinations. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 238(1):125–31. doi:10.1111/j.1574-6968.2004.tb09746.x. Citations.
Weir B.S. and Park, D. (2012). Genomic analysis of a fish-associated bacterium. Landcare Research Contract Report LC876.
Schoch CL, Seifert KA, Huhndorf S, Robert V, Spouge JL, Levesque CA, Chen W, Bergeron MJ, Hamelin RC, Vialle A, and Fungal Barcoding Consortium (2012) Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS). 109: 6241–6246. Open Access.
David L. Hawksworth, Pedro W. Crous, Scott A. Redhead, Don R. Reynolds, Robert A. Samson, Keith A. Seifert, John W. Taylor, Michael J. Wingfield et al. (2011) The Amsterdam Declaration on Fungal Nomenclature. IMA Fungus, Volume 2 No 1: 105–112 doi:10.5598/imafungus.2011.02.01.14 Free PDF.
Weir, B.S. and Graham, A.B. (2008) Development of an advanced PCR technique to detect grapevine trunk diseases. The Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker, 532: 27–29. Free PDF.
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Weir, B.S. (2012) Colletotrichum / Glomerella in the new era of fungal nomenclature. SKLM/MSC symposium: New era of fungal nomenclature. August 9–10 2012, Beijing, China.
Padamsee M, Bellgard S, Dickie I, Fraser S, Park D, Stevenson B, Weir B (2012). Stuff in Duff: a metagenomic study of fungi in kauri forests. 80th Meeting of the Mycological Society of America. Yale University, New Haven, CT. 15–18 July 2012. Inoculum 63(3) pg. 37
Weir B.S., Johnston PR (2011). Towards a secondary fungal barcode for Colletotrichum [Sordariomycetes, Ascomycota]. 4th international barcode of life conference, Adelaide, December 2011.
Weir, B.S. (2011) Next Generation Sequencing for Biosecurity. Quads Science Collaboration Work Group Annual Meeting, Auckland, 11–12 February 2011.
Weir, B.S. (2011) Preliminary genomic characterisation of Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae Workshop on Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae population characterisation. 7 December 2010.
Weir, B.S. and P.R. Johnston (2010). Defining Genetic Species Limits in Colletotrichum. International Mycology Congress (IMC9). 1-6 August. Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. [Poster [P1.111]].
Weir, B.S. and P.R. Johnston. (2010) Defining Genetic Species Limits in Colletotrichum. Joint Australasian Mycological Society and The Australian Society for Microbiology Conference 2010. 4–6 July 2010, Sydney, Australia.
Weir, B.S. (2010) Origins of New Zealand's Rhizobia. Fungal Network of New Zealand 24th New Zealand Fungal Foray & Colloquium Glentui, Oxford, New Zealand. 5th May 2010
Bevan Weir, Sarah Dodd, Jackie Aislabie, Bryan Stevenson, Ian Dickie. (2010) Landcare Research - Microbial Ecology. The Microbial Ecology Consortium — A special interest group of the NZ Microbiological Society. Auckland Universty, Feb 12
Catherine K C Tang, Wee Ki Koh, Ralph A Bungard, Alex V Jones, James Morton, Bevan Weir, Stephen P Cummings, Janet Sprent, Euan K James and Mitchell Andrews. (2009) 16S rRNA characterisation of bacterial isolates from Carmichaelia australis and C. corrugata, New Zealand native legumes and assessment of their ability to produce functional nodules on five Carmichaelia species. Aspects of Applied Biology 98, Positive plant microbial interactions in relation to plant performance and ecosystem function, pp. 203–206
Weir, B.S. and P.R. Johnston. (2009) Defining and delimiting genetic species in Colletotrichum. Auckland Fungal Biology Network Meeting. December 1 2009, Auckland, New Zealand
Weir, B.S. and P.R. Johnston. (2009) Defining and delimiting genetic species in Colletotrichum. Asian Mycologyical Congress 2009. November 15–19 2009, Taichung Taiwan. pg O-128
P.R. Johnston, Beever R.E., Park D.-C., Weir B.S. (2009) Accumulating and managing DNA sequence data for New Zealand's fungi. Joint New Zealand Mycological Colloquium and Australasian Mycological Society Conference, 13 May 2009, Waikanae, New Zealand.
Weir, B.S. and P.R. Johnston (2009) Determining Genetic Species in Colletotrichum. Joint New Zealand Mycological Colloquium and Australasian Mycological Society Conference, 13 May 2009, Waikanae, New Zealand.
Weir, B.S. and Graham A.B. (2009) Simultaneous identification of multiple fungal pathogens and endophytes with database t-RFLP. PHYTOPATHOLOGIA MEDITERRANEA. 48(1) Sp. Iss. SI: 163–164. [Poster]
Liefting, L., Sutherland, P.W., Ward, L.I., Weir, B.S., Kumarasinghe, L., Quinn, B.D., and Clover, G.R.G (2008). "Identification of a new Liberibacter species associated with diseases of solanaceous plants." International Research Conference on Huanglongbing. Orlando, Florida, December 1–5, 2008 [Poster 5.17]
Liefting, L.W., Weir B.S., Ward L.I., Paice, K.L., Sutherland P.W., Clover G.R.G. (2008) "A new Candidatus Liberibacter species associated with Solanaceous plants." 9th International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP 2008). August 24–29 2008, Torino, Italy. [Talk as a PDF]
Weir B.S., Graham, A.B. (2008) "t-RFLP used to identify vascular pathogens in grapevines after hot water treatment." 9th International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP 2008). August 24–29 2008, Torino, Italy. [Poster 19.40]
Weir B.S., Graham, A.B. (2007) Joint NZMS–NZSBMB Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 27–30 November 2007. "t-RFLP for identification of grapevine fungal pathogens and analysis of endophyte population changes after Hot Water Treatment" [Talk]
Weir B.S., Graham, A.B. (2007) 16th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 24–27 September 2007. "First report of a new Phaeoacremonium species associated with black streaking symptoms in grapevine in New Zealand" [Talk]
Graham, A.B., Weir B.S. (2007) 16th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 24–27 September 2007. "Repopulation of grapevine woody tissue with fungi after hot water treatment" [Talk]
Harman, H.M., Weir, B.S., Fowler, S.V. (2006) New Zealand Plant Protection Society. Blenheim, 8–10 August 2006 "Impact of Rearing Method on Genetic Variation in a Biological Control Agent, Heather Beetle" New Zealand Plant Protection 59 pg. 362 [Poster as a PDF]
Weir B.S. (2006) Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity Seminar, Auckland, New Zealand; 16 May 2006. "Origins of rhizobia in New Zealand" [Talk as a PDF]
Weir B.S., Turner S.J., Silvester W.B., Park D.-C., Young J.M. (2005) 14th Australian Nitrogen Fixation Conference, Katoomba, Australia; 21–25th November 2005. "Identification and specificity of rhizobia nodulating the native and introduced legumes of New Zealand" [Talk as a PDF]
Weir B.S., Turner S.J., Silvester W.B., Park D.-C., Young J.M. (2004) New Zealand Microbiology Society (NZMS) 2004 annual conference, Palmerston North, New Zealand; 17–19th November 2004. "The diversity of Rhizobia nodulating woody legumes in New Zealand" [Talk]
Weir B.S., Turner S.J., Silvester W.B., Park D.-C., Young J.M. (2004) 14th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation, Beijing, China; October 27 – November 1, 2004. "Rhizobial diversity of New Zealand legumes" [Poster as a PDF]
Young J.M., Park D.-C., Weir B.S. (2004) 14th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation, Beijing, China; October 27 – November 1, 2004. "Diversity of 16S rDNA sequences of Rhizobium spp. Implications for species determinations" [Poster as a PDF]
Weir B.S., Turner S.J., Silvester W.B., Park D.-C., Young J.M. (2004) 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME), Cancun, Mexico; August 22–27, 2004. "Rhizobial diversity of New Zealand legumes" [Poster as a PDF] and [Talk]
Weir B.S. (2004) Weed Ecology Workshop, Auckland, February 23, 2004. "Do symbiotic root bacteria affect legume weed invasion?" [Talk]
Weir B.S., Turner S.J., Silvester W.B., Park D.-C., Young J.M. (2003) New Zealand Microbiological Society (NZMS) and Australian Society for Microbiology Joint Conference, Auckland, New Zealand; 29 August – 3 September 2003. "Rhizobia associated with New Zealand Legume Flora" [Poster]