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Cicer arietinum
(chickpea)

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Cicer arietinum (chickpea)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 23 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cicer arietinum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • chickpea
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Flour/starch
  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Pulse
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable
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    Oxfordshire
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    UK
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cicer arietinum

Preferred Common Name

  • chickpea

International Common Names

  • English: chick pea; gram
  • Spanish: garbanzo
  • French: pois chiche
  • Portuguese: ervanco; grao-de-bico; gravanco

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Kicher, Venus-; Kichererbse
  • Italy: cece; cicerchia; pisello cornuto
  • Netherlands: kekererwt
  • Sweden: kikaert

EPPO code

  • CIEAR (Cicer arietinum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Genus: Cicer
  •                                 Species: Cicer arietinum

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Agrotis ipsilon (black cutworm); Agrotis segetum (turnip moth); Alfalfa mosaic virus (alfalfa yellow spot); Alternaria brassicicola (dark leaf spot of cabbage); Anthemis cotula (dog fennel); Asphodelus tenuifolius (onionweed); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Autographa gamma (silver-Y moth); Autographa nigrisigna (beet worm); Bean leafroll virus (pea leafroll virus); Bean yellow mosaic virus (bean yellow mosaic); Bromus rigidus (ripgut brome); Bromus sterilis (barren brome); Callosobruchus analis (weevil, bean); Callosobruchus chinensis (Chinese bruchid); Caulophilus oryzae (broad nosed grain weevil); Chalara elegans (black root rot); Chenopodium album (fat hen); Chenopodium murale (nettleleaf goosefoot); Chickpea chlorotic dwarf Syria virus; Chickpea chlorotic dwarf virus; Chickpea chlorotic stunt virus; Chinavia pallidoconspersa; Clonostachys rhizophaga; Colletotrichum dematium (leaf spot); Cucumber mosaic virus (cucumber mosaic); Didymella rabiei (chick pea blight); Dociostaurus maroccanus (Moroccan locust); Dysphania ambrosioides (Mexican tea); Emex australis (Doublegee); Exelastis atomosa (plume moth); Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. ciceris (Fusarium wilt of chickpea); Gibberella avenacea (Fusarium blight); Gonocephalum (false wireworm); Gonocephalum macleayi (southern false wireworm); Helicoverpa armigera (cotton bollworm); Helicoverpa punctigera (native budworm); Heliothis virescens (tobacco budworm); Heliotropium europaeum (common heliotrope); Heterodera ciceri (chickpea cyst nematode); Hoplolaimus seinhorsti (lance nematode); Hypera postica (lucerne weevil); Lampides boeticus (pea blue butterfly); Liriomyza cicerina; Lolium temulentum (darnel); Macrophomina phaseolina (charcoal rot of bean/tobacco); Melilotus indica (Indian sweetclover); Meloidogyne artiellia; Orobanche crenata (crenate broomrape); Parthenium hysterophorus (parthenium weed); Phacidiopycnis padwickii; Phalaris minor (littleseed canarygrass); Phytophthora medicaginis (Phytophthora root rot of lucerne); Pratylenchus thornei; Pythium ultimum (black-leg of seedlings); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Senecio vulgaris; Solanum nigrum (black nightshade); Sonchus asper (spiny sow-thistle); Sonchus oleraceus (common sowthistle); Spodoptera litura (taro caterpillar); Stegobium paniceum (drugstore beetle); Thysanoplusia orichalcea (slender burnished brass moth); Tomato spotted wilt virus (tomato spotted wilt); Uromyces ciceris-arietini (gram rust (India)); Zygotylenchus guevarai

Minor host of:

Acanthoscelides obtectus (bean bruchid); Acyrthosiphon pisum (pea aphid); Aeschynomene indica (Indian jointvetch); Anagallis arvensis (scarlet pimpernel); Aphis craccivora (groundnut aphid); Aspergillus flavus (Aspergillus ear rot); Aspergillus niger (black mould of onion); Avena fatua (wild oat); Beet mosaic virus (spinach mosaic virus); Beet western yellows virus (turnip (mild) yellows); Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Broad bean wilt virus (lamium mild mosaic); Burkholderia andropogonis (bacterial leaf stripe of sorghum and corn); Callosobruchus maculatus (cowpea weevil); Chrysodeixis eriosoma (green looper caterpillar); Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle); Clavigralla tomentosicollis (African pod bug); Cochliobolus lunatus (head mould of grasses, rice and sorghum); Cochliobolus sativus (root and foot rot); Colletotrichum truncatum (soyabean anthracnose); Corcyra cephalonica (rice meal moth); Cuscuta campestris (field dodder); Cuscuta pentagona (bushclover dodder); Dactyloctenium aegyptium (crowfoot grass); Etiella zinckenella (pea pod borer); Faba bean necrotic yellows virus; Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. pisi (fusarium wilt of pea); Fusarium redolens (root rot: pea); Globisporangium irregulare (dieback: carrot); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Haematonectria haematococca (dry rot of potato); Halotydeus destructor (redlegged earth mite); Helicoverpa zea (American cotton bollworm); Heterodera goettingiana (pea cyst eelworm); Lettuce mosaic virus (lettuce mosaic); Lettuce necrotic yellows virus; Leveillula taurica (powdery mildew of cotton); Liriomyza sativae (vegetable leaf miner); Lolium rigidum (rigid ryegrass); Orobanche aegyptiaca (Egyptian broomrape); Orobanche ramosa (branched broomrape); Orosius orientalis (sesame jassid); Peridroma saucia (pearly underwing moth); Phomopsis longicolla (pod and stem blight); Phytophthora megasperma (root rot); Polygonum aviculare (prostrate knotweed); Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum; Rhodococcus fascians (fasciation: leafy gall); Rotylenchulus reniformis (reniform nematode); Sitona lineatus (pea leaf weevil); Sitophilus granarius (grain weevil); Sitophilus oryzae (lesser grain weevil); Soybean dwarf virus; Spodoptera eridania (southern armyworm); Spodoptera exigua (beet armyworm); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Thlaspi arvense (field pennycress); Thrips hawaiiensis (Hawaiian flower thrips); Thrips imaginis (plague thrips); Tobacco streak virus (tobacco streak); Tribolium castaneum (red flour beetle); Tribulus terrestris (puncture vine); Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper); Verbesina encelioides (golden crownbeard); Verticillium dahliae (verticillium wilt)

Associated with (not a host):

Alternaria japonica (pod spot of radish); Aspergillus terreus; Bacillus subtilis; Cladosporium oxysporum (seedlings blight of passion fruit); Clonostachys rosea (mycoparasite of fungal pathogens); Gliocladium catenulatum; Hypocrea rufa (green mould of narcissus); Mycosphaerella tassiana (antagonist of Botrytis cinerea); Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas fluorescens (pink eye: potato); Pyrilla perpusilla (sugarcane planthopper); Trichoderma harzianum (hyperparasite of Rhizoctonia solani); Trichothecium roseum (fruit rot of tomato)

Host of (source - data mining):

Agrotis biconica; Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot); Alternaria tenuissima (nailhead spot of tomato); Anthrenus verbasci (varied carpet beetle); Broad bean mottle virus; Bruchidius atrolineatus; Bruchidius incarnatus; Callosobruchus phaseoli; Callosobruchus rhodesianus; Callosobruchus theobromae; Chrotogonus trachypterus; Cochliobolus tuberculatus (leaf spot of Cyperus); Cylindrocladium clavatum (root rot: Araucaria spp.); Didymella pinodes (foot rot: pea); Fusarium oxysporum (basal rot); Gibberella intricans (damping-off of safflower); Heliothis peltigera; Heliothis viriplaca (flax, budworm); Liriomyza congesta (pea leaf miner); Marasmarcha ehrenbergiana; Microtermes mycophagus; Microtermes obesi; Monolepta signata; Mycosphaerella rabiei (chickpea ascochyta blight); Ochropleura flammatra (Indian cutworm); Pea streak virus; Pleospora tarda; Pterohelaeus alternatus; Red clover vein mosaic virus; Rhizopus stolonifer (bulb rot); Rhyzopertha dominica (lesser grain borer); Sitona macularius (weevil, spotted bean); Spilarctia obliqua (common hairy caterpillar); Stemphylium sarciniforme (red clover leaf spot); Tribolium confusum (confused flour beetle); Trogoderma granarium (khapra beetle); Uromyces striatus (rust: alfalfa); Vicia sativa (common vetch)

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed

Human food and beverage

  • Flour/starch
  • Pulse
  • Vegetable

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore