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Mycosphaerella tassiana
(antagonist of Botrytis cinerea)

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Mycosphaerella tassiana (antagonist of Botrytis cinerea)

Summary

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  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Mycosphaerella tassiana
  • Preferred Common Name
  • antagonist of Botrytis cinerea
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Dothideomycetes
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Mycosphaerella tassiana (de Not.) Johanson

Preferred Common Name

  • antagonist of Botrytis cinerea

Other Scientific Names

  • Cladosporium cladosporioides
  • Cladosporium graminum
  • Cladosporium herbarum Fr.
  • Mycosphaerella schoenoprasi
  • Mycosphaerella tulasnei (Jacz.) Lindau

International Common Names

  • English: black mould of cereals; brown leaf spot of date palm; rot of pepper fruits
  • Spanish: marchitez negra de los cereales; podredumbre del chile verde
  • French: moisissure noire des cereales; noir des cereales; pourriture des piments

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Epiphyt; Schwaerze: Getreide

EPPO code

  • CLADCL (Cladosporium cladosporioides)
  • MYCOTA (Mycosphaerella tassiana)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Dothideomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Dothideomycetidae
  •                         Order: Capnodiales
  •                             Family: Mycosphaerellaceae
  •                                 Genus: Mycosphaerella
  •                                     Species: Mycosphaerella tassiana

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

Growth Stages

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Natural enemies

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Bacillus subtilis Pathogen
Pantoea agglomerans Antagonist

References

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Al-Sadi AM; Al-Alawi ZA; Patzelt A, 2015. Association of Alternaria alternata and Cladosporium cladosporioides with leaf spot in Cissus quadrangularis and Ficus sycomorus. Plant Pathology Journal (Faisalabad), 14(1):44-47. http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=ppj.2015.44.47&linkid=pdf

Anuja Khare; Srivastava M; Kumud Kumar; Vijay Kumar, 2003. In vitro studies on associative and antagonistic effects between seed-borne fungi and Alternaria tenuissima causing leaf blight in pigeonpea. Farm Science Journal, 12(2):153-154.

Baharvandi HA; Zafari D, 2015. First report of Cladosporium cladosporioides causing scab disease on papaya in Iran. Journal of Plant Pathology, 97(3):549. http://www.sipav.org/main/jpp/

Bhanumathi A; Rai VR, 2007. Testing of seeds of Thespesia populnea for mycoflora, germination and pathogenicity. Indian Forester, 133(9):1241-1246. http://www.indianforester.org

Das K; Ranjana Das, 2004. Seed fungi of mejankari (Litsea citrata Blume) and their control. Indian Journal of Sericulture, 43(1):99-100.

Dhingra OD; Lustosa DC; Maia CB; Mesquita JB, 2003. Seedborne fungal pathogens of jacaranda (Dalbergia nigra) tree. Seed Science and Technology, 31(2):341-349.

Gorfu D; Sangchote S, 2005. Fungi associated with field pea seeds from Ethiopia and seed transmission of Ascochyta pinodes. Seed Science and Technology, 33(2):387-396.

Greathead DJ; Greathead AH, 1992. Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database. Biocontrol News and Information, 13(4):61N-68N.

Haque SMA; Begum JA; Islam MF; Islam MS; Mia MAT, 2003. Influence of farmers' seed processing activities on seed borne fungi of T.Aman rice. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Pathology, 19(1/2):59-62.

Harane SS; Papdiwal PB, 2010. Mycoflora of some medicinal seeds. National Journal of Life Sciences, 7(1):1-10. http://www.njlsindia.com

Lisboa-Padulla T; Moraes MHDde; Menten JOM; Barbedo C, 2009. Brazil-wood seeds treatment with fungicide: effect in fungi incidence, germination and transmission of fungi by seeds. (Tratamento de sementes de pau-brasil com fungicidas: efeito na incidência de fungos, germinação e transmissão de fungos pelas sementes.) Summa Phytopathologica, 35(2):148-150. http://www.scielo.br/pdf/sp/v35n2/v35n2a14.pdf

Mathur DS; Ashok Gaur; Omkar Sharma; Singh CP, 2008. Seed quality enhancement in soybean by Spiral separators. Seed Research, 36(1):115-119.

Moreno-Velázquez M; Yáñez-Morales Mde J; Rojas-Martínez RI; Zavaleta-Mejía E; Trinidad-Santos A; Arellano-Vázquez JL, 2005. Fungal diversity in amaranthus (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) seed and their molecular characterization. (Diversidad de hongos en semilla de amaranto (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) y su caracterización molecular.) Revista Mexicana de Fitopatología, 23(2):111-118. http://members.tripod.com/~sociedad/Sociedad.htm

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

Nagaraja O; Krishnappa M, 2009. Seed-borne mycoflora of niger (Guizotia abyssinica Cass.) and its effect on germination. Indian Phytopathology, 62(4):513-517. http://www.ipsdis.org

Nasreen Nasir, 2003. Effect of fungicides in limiting the growth of seed borne fungi of soybean. Pakistan Journal of Plant Pathology, 2(2):119-122. http://www.ansinet.org/detail_issue.php?V_No=331&j_id=ppj#

Pande BJ; Gupta RC, 2011. Role of seed mycoflora on seed germination of Oroxylum indicum (L.) Vent. in Kumaun region of Indian Central Himalaya. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 3(13):715-720. http://www.academicjournals.org/ijbc/PDF/pdf%202011/Dec/Pande%20and%20Gupta.pdf

Saranya S; Ramaraju K; Jeyarani S; Roseleen SSJ, 2013. Natural epizootics of Cladosporium cladosporioides on Tetranychus urticae Koch. (Acari.: Tetranychidae) in Coimbatore. Journal of Biological Control, 27(2):95-98. http://journalofbiologicalcontrol.com/index.php/jbc/article/view/45549/36890

Seweta Srivastava; Asha Sinha; Srivastava CP, 2011. Screening of seed-borne mycoflora of Jatropha curcas L. Research Journal of Seed Science, 4(2):94-105. http://scialert.net/fulltext/?doi=rjss.2011.94.105&org=10

Shalini Verma; Dohroo NP, 2004. Seed mycoflora of Pisum sativum in Himachal Pradesh. Plant Disease Research (Ludhiana), 19(2):189.

Sharfun-Nahar; Muhammad Mushtaq; Hashmi MH, 2005. Seed-borne mycoflora of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Pakistan Journal of Botany, 37(2):451-457. http://www.pjbot.org

Stepniewska S; Manka M, 2004. Fungi inhabiting Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) seeds in Wielkopolska Region. Phytopathologia Polonica, No.31:73-76.

Tagne A; Mathur SB, 2003. Fungi associated with seeds of Coffea arabica. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter, No.135:44-46.

Zhang Y; Han JG; Bolkan H; Shi QH, 2006. The mycoflora of perennial ryegrass seed and their effects on the germination and seedling vigour. Seed Science and Technology, 34(2):429-441.

Distribution References

Al-Sadi A M, Al-Alawi Z A, Patzelt A, 2015. Association of Alternaria alternata and Cladosporium cladosporioides with leaf spot in Cissus quadrangularis and Ficus sycomorus. Plant Pathology Journal (Faisalabad). 14 (1), 44-47. http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=ppj.2015.44.47&linkid=pdf DOI:10.3923/ppj.2015.44.47

Baharvandi H A, Zafari D, 2015. First report of Cladosporium cladosporioides causing scab disease on papaya in Iran. Journal of Plant Pathology. 97 (3), 549. http://www.sipav.org/main/jpp/

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Greathead D J, Greathead A H, 1992. Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database. Biocontrol News and Information. 13 (4), 61N-68N.

Greathead DJ, Undated. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

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

Saranya S, Ramaraju K, Jeyarani S, Roseleen S S J, 2013. Natural epizootics of Cladosporium cladosporioides on Tetranychus urticae Koch. (Acari.: Tetranychidae) in Coimbatore. Journal of Biological Control. 27 (2), 95-98. http://journalofbiologicalcontrol.com/index.php/jbc/article/view/45549/36890

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