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Myrothecium verrucaria
(myrothecium blotch)

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Myrothecium verrucaria (myrothecium blotch)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Myrothecium verrucaria
  • Preferred Common Name
  • myrothecium blotch
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Myrothecium verrucaria

Preferred Common Name

  • myrothecium blotch

International Common Names

  • English: blight of tobacco; leaf spot (of tobacco, mulberry, etc.)

EPPO code

  • MYROVE (Myrothecium verrucaria)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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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: 05 Jul 2021

References

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Garibaldi A; Gilardi G; Franco-Ortega S; Gullino ML, 2016. First report of leaf spot of spinach (Spinacia oleracea) caused by Myrothecium verrucaria in Italy. Plant Disease, 100(8):1786-1787. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Yamazaki M; Morita Y; Arie T, 2014. First report of myrothecium rhizome spot of ginger (Zingiber officinale) caused by Myrothecium verrucaria in Japan. Japanese Journal of Phytopathology, 80(1):11-15. https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jjphytopath/80/1/80_11/_article

Distribution References

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

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

Garibaldi A, Gilardi G, Franco-Ortega S, Gullino M L, 2016. First report of leaf spot of spinach (Spinacia oleracea) caused by Myrothecium verrucaria in Italy. Plant Disease. 100 (8), 1786-1787. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-01-16-0012-PDN

Garibaldi A, Gilardi G, Franco-Ortega S, Gullino M L, 2016a. First report of leaf spot of wild rocket (Diplotaxis tenuifolia) caused by Myrothecium verrucaria in Italy. Journal of Plant Pathology. 98 (3), 690. http://www.sipav.org/main/jpp/index.php/jpp/article/view/3752/2393

Liu Bo, Stein L, Cochran K, Toit L J du, Feng ChunDa, Correll J C, 2021. Three new fungal leaf spot diseases of spinach in the United States and the evaluation of fungicide efficacy for disease management. Plant Disease. 105 (2), 316-323. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-04-20-0918-RE

Saira M, Rehman A, Gleason M L, Alam M W, Muhammad S, Idrees M, 2017. First report of Myrothecium verrucaria causing leaf spot of maize in Pakistan. Plant Disease. 101 (4), 633-634. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-09-16-1375-PDN

Ünal F, Tülek S, Bingöl M Ü, Öztürk Ö, Eğerci Y, Kurbetli İ, Canpolat S, Sarpkaya K, Ünlü A, Dolar F S, 2020. Identification and pathogenicity studies of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) fungi on turfgrass areas in Turkey. Bitki Koruma Bülteni. 60 (1), 63-69. DOI:10.16955/bitkorb.574000

Yamazaki M, Morita Y, Arie T, 2014. First report of myrothecium rhizome spot of ginger (Zingiber officinale) caused by Myrothecium verrucaria in Japan. Japanese Journal of Phytopathology. 80 (1), 11-15. DOI:10.3186/jjphytopath.80.11

Zimowska B, 2015. Fungi threatening the cultivation of oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) in south-eastern Poland. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum - Hortorum Cultus. 14 (4), 65-78. http://www.acta.media.pl/pl/full/7/2015/000070201500014000040006500078.pdf

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