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Myrothecium roridum
(blight: eggplant)

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Myrothecium roridum (blight: eggplant)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • 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.

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

Africa

Congo, Republic of thePresentUK, 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)

Asia

ArmeniaPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
BangladeshPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
BruneiPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
CambodiaPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
ChinaPresentLi et al. (2015)
-BeijingPresentLi et al. (2014); Ben HaiYan 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 PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-KeralaPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
-Madhya PradeshPresentCABI (Undated)
-MaharashtraPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
-PunjabPresentUK, 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)
IsraelPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
JapanPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
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)
South KoreaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
Sri LankaPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
TaiwanPresentHong et al. (2013)
ThailandPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
TurkeyPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
YemenPresentUK, CAB International (1984)

Europe

DenmarkPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
GermanyPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
HungaryPresentCABI (Undated)
ItalyPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
NetherlandsPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
PolandPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
SpainPresentCABI (Undated)
SwitzerlandPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
United KingdomPresentUK, CAB International (1984)

North America

BarbadosPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
BermudaPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
CanadaPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
-British ColumbiaPresentUK, 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)
MexicoPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
Puerto RicoPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
United StatesPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
-AlabamaPresentCABI (Undated)
-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)

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)

South America

ArgentinaPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
BrazilPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
-AmazonasPresentCabral et al. (2009)
-Rio Grande do NortePresentCABI (Undated)
ChilePresentUK, CAB International (1984)
ColombiaPresentUK, CAB International (1984)
VenezuelaPresentUK, 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

Distribution References

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

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

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

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

Cabral C S, Henz G P, Moreira A J A, 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 C F, Tsai S F, Yeh H C, Fan M C, 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 DOI:10.1094/PDIS-02-13-0177-PDN

Li B J, Ben H Y, Shi Y X, Xie X W, Chai A L, 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 DOI:10.1094/PDIS-11-13-1140-PDN

Li B J, Chai A L, Ben H Y, 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 DOI:10.1094/PDIS-03-15-0323-PDN

Mmbaga M T, Li Y, Kim M S, 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 DOI:10.1094/PDIS-04-10-0264

UK, CAB International, 1984. Myrothecium roridum. [Distribution map]. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases. Map 458.

Zhang Y X, Huang J H, Xiang M M, 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 DOI:10.1094/PDIS-02-11-0124

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