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Corchorus olitorius
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Corchorus olitorius (jute)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Corchorus olitorius
  • Preferred Common Name
  • jute
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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Corchorus (jutes); Corchorus olitorius, flower and leaves. India. September 2007.
TitleFlower and leaves
CaptionCorchorus (jutes); Corchorus olitorius, flower and leaves. India. September 2007.
Copyright©Dinesh Valke/via flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0
Corchorus (jutes); Corchorus olitorius, flower and leaves. India. September 2007.
Flower and leavesCorchorus (jutes); Corchorus olitorius, flower and leaves. India. September 2007.©Dinesh Valke/via flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0
Corchorus (jutes); habit, leaves and fruits of Corchorus olitorius. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. February
TitleHabit
CaptionCorchorus (jutes); habit, leaves and fruits of Corchorus olitorius. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. February
Copyright©Prenn/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Corchorus (jutes); habit, leaves and fruits of Corchorus olitorius. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. February
HabitCorchorus (jutes); habit, leaves and fruits of Corchorus olitorius. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. February ©Prenn/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Part of a Corchorus olitorius plant, showing characteristic features: Flb - flowerbud; St - stipule; Se - serrature; Fr - fruit.
TitleHerbarium specimen
CaptionPart of a Corchorus olitorius plant, showing characteristic features: Flb - flowerbud; St - stipule; Se - serrature; Fr - fruit.
CopyrightGwen E. Gage/School of Biological Sciences, University of Texas, Austin
Part of a Corchorus olitorius plant, showing characteristic features: Flb - flowerbud; St - stipule; Se - serrature; Fr - fruit.
Herbarium specimenPart of a Corchorus olitorius plant, showing characteristic features: Flb - flowerbud; St - stipule; Se - serrature; Fr - fruit.Gwen E. Gage/School of Biological Sciences, University of Texas, Austin
Part of a Corchorus olitorius plant, showing characteristic features: Flb - flowerbud; St - stipule; Fl - flower; Se - serrature; Fr - fruit; Sds - seeds (not to scale).
TitleLine drawing
CaptionPart of a Corchorus olitorius plant, showing characteristic features: Flb - flowerbud; St - stipule; Fl - flower; Se - serrature; Fr - fruit; Sds - seeds (not to scale).
CopyrightGwen E. Gage/School of Biological Sciences, University of Texas, Austin
Part of a Corchorus olitorius plant, showing characteristic features: Flb - flowerbud; St - stipule; Fl - flower; Se - serrature; Fr - fruit; Sds - seeds (not to scale).
Line drawingPart of a Corchorus olitorius plant, showing characteristic features: Flb - flowerbud; St - stipule; Fl - flower; Se - serrature; Fr - fruit; Sds - seeds (not to scale).Gwen E. Gage/School of Biological Sciences, University of Texas, Austin

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Corchorus olitorius L.

Preferred Common Name

  • jute

Other Scientific Names

  • Corchorus catharticus Blanco
  • Corchorus decemangularis Roxb.
  • Corchorus lanceolatus Don
  • Corchorus longicarpus Don
  • Corchorus pseudo-olitorius Chatterjee
  • Corchorus quinquelocularis Moench

International Common Names

  • English: nalta jute; red jute
  • Spanish: yute; yute de fruto alargado
  • French: corète potagère; corette; jute
  • Arabic: al-juta
  • Chinese: huang ma
  • Portuguese: juta

Local Common Names

  • Bangladesh: pat
  • Germany: Jute; Langkapsel- Jute; Nalta- Jute
  • India: pat
  • Italy: corcoro; corcoro ortense; corcoro siliquoso
  • Japan: nagamitsunaso; Taiwantsunaso
  • Pakistan: patsan
  • Sierra Leone: krin-krin
  • USA: jute
  • West Africa: krin-krin

EPPO code

  • CRGOL (Corchorus olitorius)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Malvales
  •                         Family: Tiliaceae
  •                             Genus: Corchorus
  •                                 Species: Corchorus olitorius

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 17 Dec 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

CameroonPresentJute production (2008) 100 MT (F)
EgyptPresentJute production (2008) 2,200 MT (F)
EritreaPresent
NigeriaPresent
SudanPresentJute production (2008) 3,300 MT (F)
TogoPresent
ZimbabwePresentJute production (2008) 1,500 MT (F)

Asia

BangladeshPresentJute production (2008) 848,715 MT
BhutanPresentJute production (2008) 350 MT (F)
CambodiaPresentJute production (2008) 296 MT
ChinaPresentJute production (2008) 48,000 MT (*)
-FujianPresent
IndiaPresentJute production (2008) 1,846,000 MT
-AssamPresent
-BiharPresent
-Uttar PradeshPresent
-West BengalPresent
JapanPresentJute production (2008) 0 MT (F)
MyanmarPresentJute production (2008) 30,000 MT (F)
NepalPresentJute production (2008) 16,988 MT
PakistanPresentJute production (2008) 20 MT (F)
TaiwanPresentIntroduced1896
ThailandPresentJute production (2008) 5,000 MT (F)
UzbekistanPresentJute production (2008) 20,000 MT (F)
VietnamPresentJute production (2008) 8,800 MT
Yemen
-SocotraPresentIntroduced2003

North America

El SalvadorPresentJute production (2008) 68 MT

South America

BrazilPresentJute production (2008) 5,967 MT
PeruPresentJute production (2008) 215 MT (F)

References

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Elzebroek, T., Wind, K., 2008. Guide to cultivated plants., In: Guide to cultivated plants. CABI. vii-xi + 516 pp..

Islam AS, Kadir ZBA, 1960. Application of cytogenetical methods in determining a new species of Corchorus., Biologia, Lahore, 6:169-77

Kabir AKMF, 1975. Jute Pests of Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Jute Research Institute.

Kundu, B. C., 1951. Origin of jute., Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding:95-99 pp.

Malgwi, M. A., Onu, I., 2013. Alternate host plants, hibernation sites and survival strategy of Cylas puncticollis Boh.: a new pest of cotton. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, 3(2), 9-22. http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JBAH/article/view/4293/4361

Timm RW, Ahmed QA, 1961. Studies on the wilting of jute (Corcharus capsularis L.). I. The influence of root-knot and lance nematodes on the growth and wilting of jute., Pakistan Journal of Biological and Agricultural Sciences, 4(1):19-21

Distribution References

Abdel-Salam A M M, Rezk A A, Dawoud R A, 2019. Biochemical, serological, molecular and natural host studies on Tomato Chlorosis Virus in Egypt. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 22 (2), 83-94. https://scialert.net/fulltext/?doi=pjbs.2019.83.94&org=11

Beshr S M, Badr S A, Ahmad A A, Mohamed G H, 2016. New record of host plants of invasive mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Tinsley, 1898), (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Alexandria and Behaira governorates. Journal of Entomology. 13 (4), 155-160. http://scialert.net/fulltext/?doi=je.2016.155.160&org=10

Biswas C, Dey P, Bera A, Kumar M, Satpathy S, 2014. First report of a 16SrV-C phytoplasma causing little leaf and bunchy top of Tossa jute (Corchorus olitorius) in India. Plant Disease. 98 (4), 565-566. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-08-13-0826-PDN

Biswas C, Dey P, Bera A, Satpathy S, Mahapatra B S, 2013. First report of bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. olitorii on jute grown for seed in India. Plant Disease. 97 (8), 1109. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-12-12-1196-PDN

Biswas C, Dey P, Mitra S, Bera A, Satpathy S, Karmakar P G, 2014a. First report of Potato leaf roll virus (PLRV) naturally occurring on jute (Corchorus olitorius) in India. Plant Disease. 98 (11), 1592-1593. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-07-14-0668-PDN

FAO, 2009. FAOSTAT Database., Rome, Italy: FAO. http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#home

Houngbédji T, Gibot-Leclerc S, 2015. First report of Rhamphicarpa fistulosa on peanut (Arachis hypogaea), soybean (Glycine max), and tossa jute (Corchorus olitorius) in Togo. Plant Disease. 99 (11), 1654-1655. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-04-15-0429-PDN

Lin W Z, Xiong G H, Qiu P, Wu K C, Du Z G, Zhang J, Wu Z J, 2016. First report of the occurrence of Corchorus yellow vein Vietnam virus on jute in China. Plant Disease. 100 (11), 2176-2177. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Malgwi M A, Onu I, 2013. Alternate host plants, hibernation sites and survival strategy of Cylas puncticollis Boh.: a new pest of cotton. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. 3 (2), 9-22. http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JBAH/article/view/4293/4361

Medhanie E, Mussie G, Selamawit A, Rao G S, Danish N S, 2017. Occurrence and identification of rhizosphere mycoflora of selected vegetable crops grown in zoba Anseba, Eritrea. Trends in Biosciences. 10 (33), 7099-7104. http://trendsinbiosciencesjournal.com/upload/17-8942_(E__MEDHANIE).pdf

Rasthra Vardhana, 2007. Plant's havoc by Cuscuta spp. in district Ghaziabad U.P. India. Plant Archives. 7 (2), 921-922.

Sarkar S K, Bandopadhyay P, Mukherjee S, Debnath S, Anupam Jana, 2016. Occurrence of anthracnose (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) in tossa jute (Corchorus olitorius) in India. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 54 (1), 163-165. http://www.imskolkata.org/

Sato T, Iwamoto Y, Tomioka K, Taba S, Ooshiro A, Takaesu K, 2008. Black band of Jew's marrow caused by Lasiodiplodia theobromae. Journal of General Plant Pathology. 74 (1), 91-93. DOI:10.1007/s10327-007-0056-2

Seebens H, Blackburn T M, Dyer E E, Genovesi P, Hulme P E, Jeschke J M, Pagad S, Pyšek P, Winter M, Arianoutsou M, Bacher S, Blasius B, Brundu G, Capinha C, Celesti-Grapow L, Dawson W, Dullinger S, Fuentes N, Jäger H, Kartesz J, Kenis M, Kreft H, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Liebhold A, Mosena A (et al), 2017. No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications. 8 (2), 14435. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14435

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