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Datasheet

Chenopodium quinoa (quinoa)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Chenopodium quinoa
  • Preferred Common Name
  • quinoa
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Beverage base
  • Cereal
  • Fodder/animal feed

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Quinoa crop growing in Puno, Peru at 3800 m.
TitleCrop
CaptionQuinoa crop growing in Puno, Peru at 3800 m.
CopyrightSven-Erik Jacobsen
Quinoa crop growing in Puno, Peru at 3800 m.
CropQuinoa crop growing in Puno, Peru at 3800 m.Sven-Erik Jacobsen
Genetic diversity in a quinoa crop.
TitleGenetic diversity
CaptionGenetic diversity in a quinoa crop.
CopyrightSven-Erik Jacobsen
Genetic diversity in a quinoa crop.
Genetic diversityGenetic diversity in a quinoa crop.Sven-Erik Jacobsen
Quinoa crop growing in the salt desert of Bolivia.
TitleCrop
CaptionQuinoa crop growing in the salt desert of Bolivia.
CopyrightSven-Erik Jacobsen
Quinoa crop growing in the salt desert of Bolivia.
CropQuinoa crop growing in the salt desert of Bolivia.Sven-Erik Jacobsen
Commercially packaged quinoa seed.
TitleCommercial product
CaptionCommercially packaged quinoa seed.
CopyrightSven-Erik Jacobsen
Commercially packaged quinoa seed.
Commercial productCommercially packaged quinoa seed.Sven-Erik Jacobsen

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Chenopodium quinoa

Preferred Common Name

  • quinoa

International Common Names

  • English: quinoa goosefoot; quinua
  • Spanish: arroz del Peru
  • French: Chenopode quinoa; petit riz

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Reis- Melde; Reisspinat

EPPO code

  • CHEQU (Chenopodium quinoa)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Caryophyllales
  •                         Family: Chenopodiaceae
  •                             Genus: Chenopodium
  •                                 Species: Chenopodium quinoa

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Ascochyta hyalospora (leaf spot of quinoa); Boeremia foveata (potato gangrene); Cercospora beticola (cercospora leaf spot of beets); Eurysacca melanocampta (quinoa moth); Eurysacca quinoae (quinoa moth); Longidorus (longidorids); Nacobbus aberrans (false root-knot nematode); Peronospora farinosa (downy mildew: Chenopodiaceae); Peronospora farinosa f.sp. chenopodii (downy mildew of quinoa); Sowbane mosaic virus; Xiphinema rivesi (dagger nematode)

Minor host of:

Achyra similalis (garden, webworm); Agrotis experta; Agrotis ipsilon (black cutworm); Aphis craccivora (groundnut aphid); Aphis fabae (black bean aphid); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Apple stem grooving virus; Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Citrus yellow vein clearing virus; Copitarsia turbata; Diabrotica decempunctata; Diabrotica sicuanica; Diabrotica speciosa vigens; Diabrotica undecimpunctata (spotted cucumber beetle); Diabrotica viridula; Epicauta pestifera (margined blister beetle); Epitrix subcrinata; Epitrix yanazara; Gryllus assimilis (field cricket); Helicoverpa zea (American cotton bollworm); Herpetogramma bipunctalis (beet leafroller); Liriomyza huidobrensis (serpentine leafminer); Lygus rugulipennis (bishop bug); Macrosiphum euphorbiae (potato aphid); Meloidogyne chitwoodi (columbia root-knot nematode); Meloidogyne hapla (root knot nematode); Mythimna unipuncta (rice armyworm); Myzus persicae (green peach aphid); Olpidium brassicae (lettuce big vein); Paratanus exitiosus; Paratanus yusti; Peridroma saucia (pearly underwing moth); Perizoma sordescens; Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Pythium volutum (root rot: ginger); Spodoptera eridania (southern armyworm); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Spoladea recurvalis (Hawaiian beet webworm); Thanatephorus cucumeris (many names, depending on host); Tobacco streak virus (tobacco streak)

Wild host of:

Colaspis brunnea (grape colaspis); Cucumber mosaic virus (cucumber mosaic); Foxtail mosaic virus; Polymyxa betae; Xiphinema americanum (dagger nematode); Xiphinema index (fan-leaf virus nematode)

Host of (source - data mining):

Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (rhizomania); Broad bean mottle virus; Brome mosaic virus; Cactus virus X; Cowpea mosaic virus; Longidorus elongatus (needle nematode); Nysius raphanus; Polymerus testaceipes

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed

Human food and beverage

  • Beverage base
  • Cereal