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Crotalaria juncea
(sunn hemp)

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Crotalaria juncea (sunn hemp)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Crotalaria juncea
  • Preferred Common Name
  • sunn hemp
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Crotalaria juncea L.

Preferred Common Name

  • sunn hemp

International Common Names

  • English: hemp (sunn)
  • French: chanvre du Bengal; Chanvre du Bengale

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Bombayhanf
  • Italy: Canapa nera

EPPO code

  • CVTJU (Crotalaria juncea)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Subfamily: Faboideae
  •                                 Genus: Crotalaria
  •                                     Species: Crotalaria juncea

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Amsacta moorei (tiger moth); Argina astrea; Ceratocystis fimbriata (Ceratocystis blight); Choanephora cucurbitarum (Choanephora fruit rot); Colletotrichum dematium (leaf spot); Colletotrichum truncatum (soyabean anthracnose); Cowpea severe mosaic virus; Echinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass); Helicotylenchus dihystera (common spiral nematode); Lampides boeticus (pea blue butterfly); Macrophomina phaseolina (charcoal rot of bean/tobacco); Pleiochaeta setosa (lupin leaf spot); Pratylenchus vulnus (walnut root lesion nematode); Pythium aphanidermatum (damping-off); Spodoptera litura (taro caterpillar); Sunn-hemp mosaic virus (cowpea Mosaic Virus); Tomato spotted wilt virus (tomato spotted wilt); Utetheisa pulchella (harlequin moth); Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. vignicola (bacterial: cowpea blight)

Minor host of:

Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Bean common mosaic necrosis virus; Bean common mosaic virus (common mosaic of beans); Etiella zinckenella (pea pod borer); Golovinomyces cichoracearum (powdery mildew); Heterodera cajani (pigeon pea cyst nematode); Megalurothrips distalis; Melanagromyza sojae (soyabean stem miner); Meloidogyne ethiopica (Root-knot nematode); Ophiomyia phaseoli (bean fly); Phakopsora meibomiae (soybean rust); Phyllophaga (white grubs); soybean phyllody phytoplasma (soyabean phyllody); Thysanoplusia orichalcea (slender burnished brass moth); Tobacco leaf curl virus

Wild host of:

Eurygaster integriceps (sunn pest); Megalurothrips usitatus (bean flower thrips)

Host of (source - data mining):

Cercospora canescens (Cercospora leaf spot); Cowpea mosaic virus