Epicoccum nigrum (red blotch of grains)
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IdentityTop of page
Preferred Scientific Name
- Epicoccum nigrum Link
Preferred Common Name
- red blotch of grains
Other Scientific Names
- Epicoccum neglectum Desm.
- Epicoccum purpurascens Ehrenb.
International Common Names
- English: brown blotch of rice; leaf spot of cereals; reddish rice
- EPCCPU (Epicoccum purpurascens)
Taxonomic TreeTop of page
- Domain: Eukaryota
- Kingdom: Fungi
- Phylum: Ascomycota
- Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
- Class: Dothideomycetes
- Subclass: Pleosporomycetidae
- Order: Pleosporales
- Family: Pleosporaceae
- Genus: Epicoccum
- Species: Epicoccum nigrum
Distribution TableTop of page
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: 10 Jan 2020
Growth StagesTop of page Post-harvest
Natural enemiesTop of page
ReferencesTop of page
Lorenzini M; Zapparoli G, 2015. Occurrence and infection of Cladosporium, Fusarium, Epicoccum and Aureobasidium in withered rotten grapes during post-harvest dehydration. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 108(5):1171-1180. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10482-015-0570-8
Munitz MS; Garrido CE; Gonzalez HHL; Resnik SL; Salas PM; Montti MIT, 2013. Mycoflora and potential mycotoxin production of freshly harvested blueberry in Concordia, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina. International Journal of Fruit Science, 13(3):312-325. http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/wsfr20
CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,
CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI
Munitz M S, Garrido C E, Gonzalez H H L, Resnik S L, Salas P M, Montti M I T, 2013. Mycoflora and potential mycotoxin production of freshly harvested blueberry in Concordia, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina. International Journal of Fruit Science. 13 (3), 312-325. http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/wsfr20 DOI:10.1080/15538362.2013.748374
Distribution MapsTop of page
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