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Myrothecium roridum
(blight: eggplant)

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Myrothecium roridum (blight: eggplant)

Summary

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  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Myrothecium roridum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • blight: eggplant
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes

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Leaf spot of soyabean caused by M. roridum; leaves showing round to oval spots with light-brown centre portions encircled by thick, dark-brown rings.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionLeaf spot of soyabean caused by M. roridum; leaves showing round to oval spots with light-brown centre portions encircled by thick, dark-brown rings.
CopyrightVed Prakash Gupta
Leaf spot of soyabean caused by M. roridum; leaves showing round to oval spots with light-brown centre portions encircled by thick, dark-brown rings.
SymptomsLeaf spot of soyabean caused by M. roridum; leaves showing round to oval spots with light-brown centre portions encircled by thick, dark-brown rings.Ved Prakash Gupta
Leaf spot of soyabean caused by M. roridum; leaves showing round to oval spots with a light-brown centre portion encircled by a thick, dark-brown ring.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionLeaf spot of soyabean caused by M. roridum; leaves showing round to oval spots with a light-brown centre portion encircled by a thick, dark-brown ring.
CopyrightVed Prakash Gupta
Leaf spot of soyabean caused by M. roridum; leaves showing round to oval spots with a light-brown centre portion encircled by a thick, dark-brown ring.
SymptomsLeaf spot of soyabean caused by M. roridum; leaves showing round to oval spots with a light-brown centre portion encircled by a thick, dark-brown ring. Ved Prakash Gupta

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Myrothecium roridum Tode

Preferred Common Name

  • blight: eggplant

International Common Names

  • English: leaf spot: coffee; myrothecium leaf spot; ring rot: tomato; stem necrosis: coffee
  • Spanish: necrosis del cafe; podredumbre anular de las solanaceas
  • French: necrose du cafeier; pourriture annulaire des solanacees

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Blattflecken: Kaffee; Rindennekrose: Kaffeesaemling

EPPO code

  • MYRORO (Myrothecium roridum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Sordariomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Hypocreomycetidae
  •                         Order: Hypocreales
  •                             Genus: Myrothecium
  •                                 Species: Myrothecium roridum

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ArmeniaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
BangladeshPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Brunei DarussalamPresentUK CAB International, 1984
CambodiaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
ChinaPresentLi et al., 2015
-BeijingPresentLi et al., 2014; Ben et al., 2016
-GuangdongPresentZhang et al., 2011
-Hong KongPresentUK CAB International, 1984
IndiaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-BiharPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-DelhiPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-GujaratPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-HaryanaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-Himachal PradeshPresentCAB Abstracts
-Indian PunjabPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-KeralaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-Madhya PradeshPresent
-MaharashtraPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-RajasthanPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-Uttar PradeshPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-West BengalPresentUK CAB International, 1984
IndonesiaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-Irian JayaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-JavaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
IranPresentUK CAB International, 1984
IraqPresentUK CAB International, 1984
IsraelPresentCAB Abstracts
JapanPresentCAB Abstracts
Korea, Republic ofPresentCAB Abstracts
KuwaitPresentUK CAB International, 1984
MalaysiaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
MyanmarPresentUK CAB International, 1984
NepalPresentUK CAB International, 1984
PakistanPresentUK CAB International, 1984
PhilippinesPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Saudi ArabiaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
SingaporePresentUK CAB International, 1984
Sri LankaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
TaiwanPresentHong et al., 2013
ThailandPresentUK CAB International, 1984
TurkeyPresentUK CAB International, 1984
YemenPresentUK CAB International, 1984

Africa

CongoPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Côte d'IvoirePresentUK CAB International, 1984
EgyptPresentUK CAB International, 1984
GhanaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
KenyaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
LibyaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
MauritiusPresentUK CAB International, 1984
NigeriaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
SenegalPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Sierra LeonePresentUK CAB International, 1984
South AfricaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
SudanPresentUK CAB International, 1984
TanzaniaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
UgandaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
ZambiaPresentUK CAB International, 1984

North America

BermudaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
CanadaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-British ColumbiaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
MexicoPresentUK CAB International, 1984
USAPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-AlabamaPresent
-CaliforniaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-ColoradoPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-FloridaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-LouisianaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-MarylandPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-OhioPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-PennsylvaniaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-TennesseePresentMmbaga et al., 2010
-TexasPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-VirginiaPresentUK CAB International, 1984

Central America and Caribbean

BarbadosPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Costa RicaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
CubaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
El SalvadorPresentUK CAB International, 1984
GuatemalaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
JamaicaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Puerto RicoPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Trinidad and TobagoPresentUK CAB International, 1984

South America

ArgentinaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
BrazilPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-AmazonasPresentCabral et al., 2009
-Rio Grande do NortePresent
ChilePresentUK CAB International, 1984
ColombiaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
VenezuelaPresentUK CAB International, 1984

Europe

DenmarkPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Former USSRPresentUK CAB International, 1984
GermanyPresentUK CAB International, 1984
HungaryPresent
ItalyPresentUK CAB International, 1984
NetherlandsPresentUK CAB International, 1984
PolandPresentUK CAB International, 1984
SpainPresent
SwitzerlandPresentUK CAB International, 1984
UKPresentUK CAB International, 1984

Oceania

American SamoaPresentBrooks, 2002
AustraliaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
-South AustraliaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
New CaledoniaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
New ZealandPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Papua New GuineaPresentUK CAB International, 1984
Solomon IslandsPresentUK CAB International, 1984

Growth Stages

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References

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Ben HaiYan; Gao Wei; Qu HongYun; Chai ALi; Shi YanXia; Xie XueWen; Li BaoJu, 2016. New host record of Myrothecium roridum causing leaf spot on Abutilon megapotamicum from China. Journal of Phytopathology, 164(7/8):563-566. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1439-0434

Ben HaiYan; Zhao YanJie; Chai ALi; Shi YanXia; Xie XueWen; Li BaoJu, 2015. First report of Myrothecium roridum causing leaf spot on Anthurium andraeanum in China. Journal of Phytopathology, 163(2):144-147. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1439-0434

Brooks F, 2002. List of Plant Diseases in American Samoa 2002. Land Grant Technical Report No. 44. Pago Pago, American Samoa: American Samoa Community College Land Grant Program.

Cabral CS; Henz GP; Moreira AJA; Reis A, 2009. New cucurbitaceous hosts of Myrothecium roridum in Amazonas State, Brazil. Tropical Plant Pathology, 34(6):402-405. http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1982-56762009000600006&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en

Hong CF; Tsai SF; Yeh HC; Fan MC, 2013. First report of Myrothecium roridum causing myrothecium leaf spot on Dieffenbachia picta 'Camilla' in Taiwan. Plant Disease, 97(9):1253. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Li BJ; Ben HY; Shi YX; Xie XW; Chai AL, 2014. First report of Myrothecium roridum causing leaf spot on Zantedeschia aethiopica in China. Plant Disease, 98(6):854. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Li BJ; Chai AL; Ben HY, 2015. First report of Myrothecium roridum causing leaf spot of Swedish ivy in China. Plant Disease, 99(10):1447. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Mmbaga MT; Li Y; Kim MS, 2010. First report of Myrothecium roridum causing leaf spot on garden hydrangea in the United States. Plant Disease, 94(10):1266. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

UK CAB International, 1984. Myrothecium roridum. [Distribution map]. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, December (Edition 2):Map 458.

Zhang YX; Huang JH; Xiang MM, 2011. First report of Myrothecium leaf spot of Hemionitis arifolia caused by Myrothecium roridum in China. Plant Disease, 95(8):1030. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

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