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Plectosphaerella cucumerina

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Plectosphaerella cucumerina

Summary

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  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Plectosphaerella cucumerina
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Plectosphaerella cucumerina (Lindford) W. Gams

Other Scientific Names

  • Cephalosporium tabacinum J.F.H. Beyma
  • Fusarium tabacinum (v. Beyma) W.Gams
  • Microdochium tabacinum (J.F.H. Beyma) Arx
  • Micronectriella cucumeris (Kleb.) C.Booth
  • Monographella cucumerina (Lindford) v. Arx
  • Plectosporium tabacinum

EPPO code

  • MONGCU (Monographella cucumerina)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Sordariomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
  •                         Order: Xylariales
  •                             Genus: Monographella
  •                                 Species: Plectosphaerella cucumerina

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: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

CameroonPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
EgyptPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
MalawiPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
MauritiusPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
TanzaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
UgandaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
ZimbabwePresentCABI and EPPO (2004)

Antarctica

AntarcticaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)

Asia

ChinaPresentLi PanLiang et al. (2017)
-GansuPresentWen ZhaoHui et al. (2015)
-HainanPresentYang et al. (2018)
-Inner MongoliaPresentGao et al. (2016)
-LiaoningPresentXu et al. (2014)
IndiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-RajasthanPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
MalaysiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
PakistanPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
South KoreaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
TurkeyPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)

Europe

CyprusPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
DenmarkPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
FrancePresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
GermanyPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
ItalyPresentCABI and EPPO (2004); Gilardi et al. (2012); Garibaldi et al. (2013)
NetherlandsPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
NorwayPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
RomaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
Serbia and MontenegroPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
SpainPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
United KingdomPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)

North America

CanadaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-AlbertaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-British ColumbiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-OntarioPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-QuebecPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-SaskatchewanPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
CubaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
GuatemalaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
United StatesPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-AlabamaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-ArkansasPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-CaliforniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-DelawarePresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-FloridaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-IllinoisPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-IndianaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004); Egel et al. (2010)
-IowaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-KentuckyPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-LouisianaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-MarylandPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-MinnesotaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-MissouriPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-NebraskaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-North CarolinaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004); Quesada-Ocampo et al. (2015)
-OhioPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-OregonPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-TennesseePresentCABI and EPPO (2004)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-QueenslandPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-South AustraliaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
-VictoriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)
New ZealandPresentCABI and EPPO (2004)

References

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CABI/EPPO, 2004. Plectosphaerella cucumerina. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, No. 932. Wallingford, UK: CAB International

Egel D, Ruhl G, Hoke S, Dicklow MB, Wick R, 2010. First report of black leg of hydroponic Basil in the United States caused by Plectosporium tabacinum. Plant Disease, 94(4):484. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Gao J, Zhang YY, Zhao XJ, Wang K, Zhao J, 2016. First report of potato wilt caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina in Inner Mongolia, China. Plant Disease, 100(12):2523-2524. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Garibaldi A, Gilardi G, Ortu G, Gullino ML, 2013. First report of a new leaf spot caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina on field grown endive (Cichorium endivia) in Italy. Plant Disease, 97(6):848. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Gilardi G, Luongo I, Ortu G, Gullino ML, Garibaldi A, 2013. Plectosphaerella cucumerina: a new pathogen of rocket in Italy. (Plectosphaerella cucumerina: un nuovo patogeno della rucola in Italia.) Protezione delle Colture, No.2:73

Gilardi G, Ortu G, Gullino ML, Garibaldi A, 2012. Plectosphaerella cucumerina: a new pathogen on wild rocket in Italy. (Una nuova malattia della rucola selvatica causata da Plectosphaerella cucumerina.) Protezione delle Colture, No.5:31-33. http://www.agrinnova.org/comunicazione.php

Li PanLiang, Chai ALi, Shi YanXia, Xie XueWen, Li BaoJu, 2017. First report of root rot caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina on cabbage in China. Mycobiology, 45(2), 110-113. https://mycobiology.or.kr/search.php?where=aview&id=10.5941/MYCO.2017.45.2.110&code=0184MB&vmode=FULL doi: 10.5941/myco.2017.45.2.110

Quesada-Ocampo LM, Withers S, Butler S, Birdsell T, Schultheis J, 2015. First report of Plectosporium blight on pumpkin and squash caused by Plectosporium tabacinum in North Carolina. Plant Disease, 99(5):724-725. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Wen ZhaoHui, Duan TingYu, Christensen MJ, Nan ZhiBiao, 2015. Microdochium tabacinum, confirmed as a pathogen of alfalfa in Gansu Province, China. Plant Disease, 99(1):87-92. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Xu J, Xu XD, Cao YY, Zhang WM, 2014. First report of greenhouse tomato wilt caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina in China. Plant Disease, 98(1):158-159. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Yang, L., Lu, X. H., Li, S. D., Wu, B. M., 2018. First report of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) root rot caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina in China. Plant Disease, 102(9), 1849. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis doi: 10.1094/pdis-10-17-1659-pdn

Distribution References

CABI, EPPO, 2004. Piectosphaerella cucumerina. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 932.

Egel D, Ruhl G, Hoke S, Dicklow M B, Wick R, 2010. First report of black leg of hydroponic Basil in the United States caused by Plectosporium tabacinum. Plant Disease. 94 (4), 484. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-94-4-0484B

Gao J, Zhang Y Y, Zhao X J, Wang K, Zhao J, 2016. First report of potato wilt caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina in Inner Mongolia, China. Plant Disease. 100 (12), 2523-2524. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-01-16-0028-PDN

Garibaldi A, Gilardi G, Ortu G, Gullino M L, 2013. First report of a new leaf spot caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina on field grown endive (Cichorium endivia) in Italy. Plant Disease. 97 (6), 848. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-12-12-1168-PDN

Gilardi G, Ortu G, Gullino M L, Garibaldi A, 2012. Plectosphaerella cucumerina: a new pathogen on wild rocket in Italy. (Una nuova malattia della rucola selvatica causata da Plectosphaerella cucumerina.). Protezione delle Colture. 31-33. http://www.agrinnova.org/comunicazione.php

Li PanLiang, Chai ALi, Shi YanXia, Xie XueWen, Li BaoJu, 2017. First report of root rot caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina on cabbage in China. Mycobiology. 45 (2), 110-113. https://mycobiology.or.kr/search.php?where=aview&id=10.5941/MYCO.2017.45.2.110&code=0184MB&vmode=FULL DOI:10.5941/myco.2017.45.2.110

Quesada-Ocampo L M, Withers S, Butler S, Birdsell T, Schultheis J, 2015. First report of Plectosporium blight on pumpkin and squash caused by Plectosporium tabacinum in North Carolina. Plant Disease. 99 (5), 724-725. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-07-14-0770-PDN

Wen ZhaoHui, Duan TingYu, Christensen M J, Nan ZhiBiao, 2015. Microdochium tabacinum, confirmed as a pathogen of alfalfa in Gansu Province, China. Plant Disease. 99 (1), 87-92. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-10-13-1048-RE

Xu J, Xu X D, Cao Y Y, Zhang W M, 2014. First report of greenhouse tomato wilt caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina in China. Plant Disease. 98 (1), 158-159. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-05-13-0566-PDN

Yang L, Lu X H, Li S D, Wu B M, 2018. First report of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) root rot caused by Plectosphaerella cucumerina in China. Plant Disease. 102 (9), 1849. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/pdis-10-17-1659-pdn

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