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Brassica napus var. napus
(rape)

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Brassica napus var. napus (rape)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 November 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Brassica napus var. napus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • rape
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Oilseed rape (B. napus) flowerhead (unopened) and leaves.
TitleFlower head and leaves
CaptionOilseed rape (B. napus) flowerhead (unopened) and leaves.
CopyrightAgrEvo
Oilseed rape (B. napus) flowerhead (unopened) and leaves.
Flower head and leavesOilseed rape (B. napus) flowerhead (unopened) and leaves.AgrEvo
Oilseed rape (B. napus) flowerhead showing open and unopened flowers. (Note honey bee, Apis mellifera).
TitleFlower head
CaptionOilseed rape (B. napus) flowerhead showing open and unopened flowers. (Note honey bee, Apis mellifera).
CopyrightAgrEvo
Oilseed rape (B. napus) flowerhead showing open and unopened flowers. (Note honey bee, Apis mellifera).
Flower headOilseed rape (B. napus) flowerhead showing open and unopened flowers. (Note honey bee, Apis mellifera).AgrEvo
Field crop of oilseed rape (B. napus) in flower.
TitleField crop in flower
CaptionField crop of oilseed rape (B. napus) in flower.
CopyrightAgrEvo
Field crop of oilseed rape (B. napus) in flower.
Field crop in flowerField crop of oilseed rape (B. napus) in flower.AgrEvo

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Brassica napus var. napus

Preferred Common Name

  • rape

International Common Names

  • English: oilseed rape
  • Spanish: colza
  • French: colza

Local Common Names

  • USA: canola

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Capparidales
  •                         Family: Brassicaceae
  •                             Genus: Brassica
  •                                 Species: Brassica napus var. napus

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Agrotis ipsilon (black cutworm); Agrotis segetum (turnip moth); Albugo candida (white rust of crucifers); Alopecurus myosuroides (black-grass); Alternaria brassicae (dark spot of crucifers); Alternaria brassicicola (dark leaf spot of cabbage); Alternaria japonica (pod spot of radish); Amaranthus retroflexus (redroot pigweed); Arion hortensis (garden slug); Arion vulgaris (Spanish slug); Athalia rosae (cabbage leaf sawfly); Beet western yellows virus (turnip (mild) yellows); Brassica tournefortii (African mustard); Brevicoryne brassicae (cabbage aphid); Broad bean wilt virus (lamium mild mosaic); Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Cauliflower mosaic virus (cauliflower mosaic); Ceutorhynchus obstrictus (cabbage seed pod weevil); Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle); Commelina benghalensis (wandering jew); Contarinia nasturtii (swede midge); Dasineura brassicae (brassica pod midge); Deroceras reticulatum (grey field slug); Echinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass); Elymus repens (quackgrass); Emex australis (Doublegee); Entomoscelis americana (red turnip beetle); Equisetum arvense (field horsetail); Euphorbia hirta (garden spurge); Fumaria officinalis (common fumitory); Galium aparine (cleavers); Gibberella avenacea (Fusarium blight); Hadula trifolii (clover cutworm); Halotydeus destructor (redlegged earth mite); Heterodera cruciferae; Heterodera schachtii (beet cyst eelworm); Latheticus oryzae (longheaded flour beetle); Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker); Lipaphis erysimi (mustard aphid); Listroderes costirostris (vegetable weevil); Lolium multiflorum (Italian ryegrass); Lolium rigidum (rigid ryegrass); Lolium temulentum (darnel); Loxostege sticticalis (beet webworm); Lygus lineolaris (tarnished plant bug); Mamestra configurata (bertha armyworm); Meligethes aeneus (rape beetle); Mus musculus domesticus (mouse); Nezara viridula (green stink bug); Orobanche (broomrape); Papaver rhoeas (common poppy); Phalaris paradoxa (awned canary-grass); Phragmites australis (common reed); Phyllotreta cruciferae (crucifer flea beetle); Phyllotreta striolata (cabbage flea beetle); Pieris brassicae (large cabbage white); Pieris napi (green-veined white butterfly); Plasmodiophora brassicae (club root); Plutella xylostella (diamondback moth); Poa annua (annual meadowgrass); Polygonum aviculare (prostrate knotweed); Polygonum hydropiper (marsh pepper); Polygonum lapathifolium (pale persicaria); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Psylliodes chrysocephala (cabbage stem flea beetle); Psylliodes chrysocephala (cabbage stem flea beetle); Radish mosaic virus; Raphanus raphanistrum (wild radish); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Senecio vulgaris; Sonchus arvensis (perennial sowthistle); Taraxacum officinale complex (dandelion); Thanatephorus cucumeris (many names, depending on host); Thlaspi arvense (field pennycress); Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper); Turnip mosaic virus (cabbage A virus mosaic); Tyrophagus putrescentiae (cereal mite); Veronica persica (creeping speedwell); Verticillium dahliae (verticillium wilt); Verticillium longisporum

Minor host of:

Acarus siro (flour mite); Achatina fulica (giant African land snail); Anagallis arvensis (scarlet pimpernel); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Aspergillus flavus (Aspergillus ear rot); Avena fatua (wild oat); Chaetocnema confinis (flea beetle); Cirsium vulgare (spear thistle); Cochliobolus sativus (root and foot rot); Conyza canadensis (Canadian fleabane); Delia floralis (turnip maggot); Ditylenchus dipsaci (stem and bulb nematode); Helicotylenchus multicinctus (banana spiral nematode); Heliotropium europaeum (common heliotrope); Hibiscus trionum (Venice mallow); Leptosphaeria biglobosa; Leveillula taurica (powdery mildew of cotton); Meloidogyne hapla (root knot nematode); Peridroma saucia (pearly underwing moth); Polygonum nepalense (Nepal persicaria); Pseudomonas cichorii (bacterial blight of endive); Pseudomonas viridiflava (bacterial leaf blight of tomato (USA)); Rumex crispus (curled dock); Sminthurus viridis (lucerne flea); Spergula arvensis (corn spurry); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Thrips tabaci (onion thrips); Urtica urens (annual nettle); Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris (black rot)

Host of (source - data mining):

Agriotes lineatus (wireworm); Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot); Alternaria tenuissima (nailhead spot of tomato); Gibberella pulicaris (basal canker of hop); Lacanobia oleracea (bright-line brown-eye moth); Limothrips denticornis (barley thrips); Phyllotreta undulata (flea beetlle, lesser striped); Phyllotreta vittula (barley flea beetle)