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Pestalotiopsis psidii
(bitter rot: fruit)

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Pestalotiopsis psidii (bitter rot: fruit)

Summary

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  • 11 December 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pestalotiopsis psidii
  • Preferred Common Name
  • bitter rot: fruit
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pestalotiopsis psidii (Pat.) Mordue

Preferred Common Name

  • bitter rot: fruit

Other Scientific Names

  • Pestalotia psidii PAT.

International Common Names

  • English: fruit: guava canker; grey: guava leaf spot
  • Spanish: podredumbre amarga del guayabo
  • French: pourriture amere du goyavier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Bitterfaeule: Obst

EPPO code

  • PESPPS (Pestalotiopsis psidii)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Sordariomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
  •                         Order: Xylariales
  •                             Family: Amphisphaeriaceae
  •                                 Genus: Pestalotiopsis
  •                                     Species: Pestalotiopsis psidii

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: 17 Feb 2021

References

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Cardoso, J. E., Maia, C. B., Pessoa, M. N. G., 2002. Occurrence of Pestalotiopsis psidii and Lasiodiplodia theobromae causing stem rot of guava plants in the State of Ceará, Brazil. (Ocorrencia de Pestalotiopsis psidii e Lasiodiplodia theobromae causando podridão no caule da goiabeira no Ceará). Fitopatologia Brasileira, 27(3), 320. doi: 10.1590/S0100-41582002000300017

Chu, Y. C., Chang, J. C., 2017. Assessment of feasibility for guava (Psidium guajava) grown in the fixed structure of field net-house. Acta Horticulturae, (No.1166), 101-105. doi: 10.17660/actahortic.2017.1166.14

Maung Mya Thaung, 2008. Biodiversity survey of coelomycetes in Burma. Australasian Mycologist, 27(2), 74-110.

Minischetti, P., Porta-Puglia, A., Cacioppo, O., 1991. Fruit rot of Feijoa sellowiana caused by Pestalotiopsis psidii. (Un marciume dei frutti di feijoa causato da Pestalotiopsis psidii). Informatore Fitopatologico, 41(1), 61-63.

Mondragón Jacobo, C., Toriz Ahumada, L. M., Guzmán Maldonado, S. H., 2009. Characterization of guava selection for the Bajio region of Guanajuato, Mexico. (Caracterización de selecciones de guayaba para el Bajío de Guanajuato, México). Agricultura Técnica en México, 35(3), 315-322.

Montiel C., A., 1997. Pestalotiopsis psidii (Pat.) Mordue, a cause of guava (Psidium guajava L.) fruit necrosis, in plantations in the Baralt and Mara municipalities of the state of Zulia. (Pestalotiopsis psidii (Pat.) Mordue causante de necrosis de frutos de guayabo (Psidium guajava L.) en plantaciones de los municipios Baralt y Mara del estado Zulia). Revista de la Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad del Zulia, 14(3), 341-347.

Pandey, R. R., 1990. Mycoflora associated with floral parts of guava (Psidium guajava L.). Acta Botanica Indica, 18(1), 59-63.

Pandey, R. R., 1990. Succession of microfungi on leaves of Psidium guajava L. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, 117(2), 153-162. doi: 10.2307/2997054

Rao, V. G., 1966. An account of the market and storage diseases of fruits and vegetables in Bombay-Maharashtra (India). Mycopathologia et Mycologia Applicata, 28(1-2), 165-176.

Shiju Mathew, 2010. The prevalence of fungi on the post harvested guava (Psidium guajava L.) in Aksum. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (IJPSR), 1(10), 145-149. http://www.ijpsr.com/V1I10/18%20Vol.%201%20(10),%20IJPSR,2010%20Paper%2012.pdf

Urtiaga, R., 1986. Index of plant diseases of Venezuela and Cuba. (Indice de enfermedades en plantas de Venezuela y Cuba). In: Indice de enfermedades en plantas de Venezuela y Cuba . Barquisimeto, Edo, Venezuela: Impresos Nuevo Siglo.202 pp.

Venkatakrishniah, N. S., 1952. Glomerella psidii (Del.) Sheld. and Pestalotia psidii Pat. associated with a cankerous disease of guava. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of India, Section B. Biological Sciences, 36, 129-34.

Verma, K. S., Kapur, S. P., 1995. Some new disease records of fruits from Punjab. Plant Disease Research, 10(1), 64-65.

Whiteside, J. O., 1966. A revised list of plant diseases in Rhodesia. Kirkia, 5(2), 87-196.

Distribution References

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

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

Cardoso J E, Maia C B, Pessoa M N G, 2002. Occurrence of Pestalotiopsis psidii and Lasiodiplodia theobromae causing stem rot of guava plants in the State of Ceará, Brazil. (Ocorrencia de Pestalotiopsis psidii e Lasiodiplodia theobromae causando podridão no caule da goiabeira no Ceará.). Fitopatologia Brasileira. 27 (3), 320. DOI:10.1590/S0100-41582002000300017

Chu Y C, Chang J C, 2017. Assessment of feasibility for guava (Psidium guajava) grown in the fixed structure of field net-house. Acta Horticulturae. 101-105. DOI:10.17660/actahortic.2017.1166.14

Maung Mya Thaung, 2008. Biodiversity survey of coelomycetes in Burma. Australasian Mycologist. 27 (2), 74-110.

Minischetti P, Porta-Puglia A, Cacioppo O, 1991. Fruit rot of Feijoa sellowiana caused by Pestalotiopsis psidii. (Un marciume dei frutti di feijoa causato da Pestalotiopsis psidii.). Informatore Fitopatologico. 41 (1), 61-63.

Mondragón Jacobo C, Toriz Ahumada L M, Guzmán Maldonado S H, 2009. Characterization of guava selection for the Bajio region of Guanajuato, Mexico. (Caracterización de selecciones de guayaba para el Bajío de Guanajuato, México.). Agricultura Técnica en México. 35 (3), 315-322.

Montiel C A, 1997. Pestalotiopsis psidii (Pat.) Mordue, a cause of guava (Psidium guajava L.) fruit necrosis, in plantations in the Baralt and Mara municipalities of the state of Zulia. (Pestalotiopsis psidii (Pat.) Mordue causante de necrosis de frutos de guayabo (Psidium guajava L.) en plantaciones de los municipios Baralt y Mara del estado Zulia.). Revista de la Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad del Zulia. 14 (3), 341-347.

Pandey R R, 1990. Succession of microfungi on leaves of Psidium guajava L. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. 117 (2), 153-162. DOI:10.2307/2997054

Pandey R R, 1990a. Mycoflora associated with floral parts of guava (Psidium guajava L.). Acta Botanica Indica. 18 (1), 59-63.

Rahman M A, Ansari T H, Meah M B, Yoshida T, 2003. Prevalence and Pathogenicity of Guava Anthracnose with Special Emphasis on Varietal Reaction. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 6 (3), 234-241. DOI:10.3923/pjbs.2003.234.241

Rao V G, 1966. An account of the market and storage diseases of fruits and vegetables in Bombay-Maharashtra (India). Mycopathologia et Mycologia Applicata. 28 (1-2), 165-176.

Rashtra Vardhana, 2017. Plant's diseases of district Ghaziabad and adjacent areas. Plant Archives. 17 (1), 727-732. http://www.plantarchives.org/PDF%2017-1/727-732%20(3511).pdf

Renu Srivastava, Lal A A, 2009. Incidence of post-harvest fungal pathogens in guava and banana in Allahabad. Journal of Horticultural Sciences. 4 (1), 85-89.

Shiju Mathew, 2010. The prevalence of fungi on the post harvested guava (Psidium guajava L.) in Aksum. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (IJPSR). 1 (10), 145-149. http://www.ijpsr.com/V1I10/18%20Vol.%201%20(10),%20IJPSR,2010%20Paper%2012.pdf

Tsay J G, 1991. The occurrence of Pestalotia rot of bagged guava fruits and screening of fungicides for its control in Taiwan. Plant Protection Bulletin (Taipei). 33 (4), 384-394.

Urtiaga R, 1986. Index of plant diseases of Venezuela and Cuba. (Indice de enfermedades en plantas de Venezuela y Cuba.). In: Indice de enfermedades en plantas de Venezuela y Cuba. Barquisimeto, Edo, Venezuela: Impresos Nuevo Siglo. 202 pp.

Verma K S, Kapur S P, 1995. Some new disease records of fruits from Punjab. Plant Disease Research. 10 (1), 64-65.

Whiteside J O, 1966. A revised list of plant diseases in Rhodesia. Kirkia. 5 (2), 87-196.

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