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Vigna radiata
(mung bean)

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Vigna radiata (mung bean)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Vigna radiata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • mung bean
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Flour/starch
  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Pulse
  • Soil improvement
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek

Preferred Common Name

  • mung bean

Other Scientific Names

  • Phaseolus aureus Roxb.
  • Phaseolus radiatus L.

International Common Names

  • English: bean, mung; gram, green; green gram; mungbean
  • Spanish: judia de mungo
  • French: ambérique

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Mungbohne
  • Italy: fagiolo mungo
  • Sweden: mungböna

EPPO code

  • PHSAU (Phaseolus aureus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Subfamily: Papilionoideae
  •                                 Genus: Vigna
  •                                     Species: Vigna radiata

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Acherontia styx (small death's head hawkmoth); Agrius convolvuli (convolvulus hawkmoth); Alfalfa mosaic virus (alfalfa yellow spot); Amrasca; Amrasca biguttula biguttula (Indian cotton jassid); Amsacta moorei (tiger moth); Aphis craccivora (groundnut aphid); Blackeye cowpea mosaic virus (BICMV); Boeremia exigua var. exigua (leaf spot); Borreria latifolia (broadleaf buttonweed); Broad bean wilt virus (lamium mild mosaic); Cadophora gregata (brown stem rot of soyabean); Callosobruchus (pulse beetle); Callosobruchus analis (weevil, bean); Callosobruchus chinensis (Chinese bruchid); Callosobruchus maculatus (cowpea weevil); Callosobruchus phaseoli; Chalara elegans (black root rot); Choanephora cucurbitarum (Choanephora fruit rot); Colletotrichum dematium (leaf spot); Colletotrichum truncatum (soyabean anthracnose); Commelina benghalensis (wandering jew); Cowpea severe mosaic virus; Cucumber mosaic virus (cucumber mosaic); Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. flaccumfaciens (bacterial tan spot); Erysiphe diffusa (soybean powdery mildew); Euphorbia hirta (garden spurge); Gonocephalum (false wireworm); Heterodera cajani (pigeon pea cyst nematode); Lampides boeticus (pea blue butterfly); Macrophomina phaseolina (charcoal rot of bean/tobacco); Maruca amboinalis; Medythia suturalis (striped bean flea beetle); Megalurothrips distalis; Megalurothrips usitatus (bean flower thrips); Mungbean yellow mosaic virus; Nezara viridula (green stink bug); Ophiomyia phaseoli (bean fly); Orgyia postica (cocoa tussock moth); Oxycetonia versicolor; Phyllophaga (white grubs); Pratylenchus brachyurus (root-lesion nematode); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Riptortus; Riptortus clavatus (bean bug); Riptortus dentipes (pod-sucking bug); Riptortus linearis; Rottboellia cochinchinensis (itch grass); Scirtothrips dorsalis (chilli thrips); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Spodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm); Spodoptera litura (taro caterpillar); Stegobium paniceum (drugstore beetle); Thanatephorus cucumeris (many names, depending on host); Tomato spotted wilt virus (tomato spotted wilt); Urd bean leaf crinkle virus; Xanthium spinosum (bathurst burr); Xanthomonas campestris pv. vignaeradiatae

Minor host of:

Acyrthosiphon pisum (pea aphid); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Aproaerema modicella (groundnut leaf miner); Aspergillus niger (black mould of onion); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Bean common mosaic necrosis virus; Bean common mosaic virus (common mosaic of beans); Candidatus Phytoplasma australiense; Cleome rutidosperma (fringed spiderflower); Cochliobolus lunatus (head mould of grasses, rice and sorghum); Cochliobolus sativus (root and foot rot); Colletotrichum capsici (leaf spot of peppers); Colletotrichum lindemuthianum (anthracnose of bean); Corcyra cephalonica (rice meal moth); Cowpea aphid-borne mosaic virus; Cuscuta campestris (field dodder); Cyrtozemia dispar; Dactyloctenium aegyptium (crowfoot grass); Etiella zinckenella (pea pod borer); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Haematonectria haematococca (dry rot of potato); Heterodera glycines (soybean cyst nematode); Hilda patruelis (groundnut hopper); Holotrichia serrata (white grub); Hoplolaimus indicus (lance nematode); Hyptis brevipes (lesser roundweed); Leveillula taurica (powdery mildew of cotton); Melanagromyza obtusa (pod fly); Melanagromyza sojae (soyabean stem miner); Meloidogyne ethiopica (Root-knot nematode); Meloidogyne incognita (root-knot nematode); Olpidium brassicae (Olpidium seedling blight); Ophiomyia centrosematis (stemfly); Peanut stripe virus (groundnut stripe disease); Phoma pinodella (leaf spot of pea); Phytoplasma aurantifolia (lime witches' broom phytoplasma); Podosphaera xanthii (powdery mildew of cucurbits); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pseudocercospora griseola (angular bean leaf spot); Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. phaseolicola (halo blight (of beans)); Pythium debaryanum (damping-off); Rotylenchulus reniformis (reniform nematode); Scutellonema bradys (yam nematode); Scutellonema clathricaudatum; Sitophilus oryzae (lesser grain weevil); Thysanoplusia orichalcea (slender burnished brass moth); Tribolium castaneum (red flour beetle); Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper); Uromyces appendiculatus (bean rust); Verticillium dahliae (verticillium wilt); Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. phaseoli (bean blight)

Host of (source - data mining):

Alcidodes collaris; Alternaria tenuissima (nailhead spot of tomato); Anomis flava (cotton semi-looper); Apion amplum; Bruchidius atrolineatus; Caliothrips indicus (groundnut thrips); Callosobruchus rhodesianus; Callosobruchus theobromae; Cercospora canescens (Cercospora leaf spot); Colletotrichum destructivum (anthracnose (of soybean, lucerne, tobacco)); Colletotrichum trifolii (anthracnose of lucerne); Colposcelis signata; Cyrtozemia cognata; Empoasca kerri; Empoasca motti; Empoasca terminalis; Epilachna ocellata; Etiella hobsoni; Euchrysops cnejus (bean blue); Euproctis taiwana; Fusarium oxysporum (basal rot); Holotrichia consanguinea; Kytorhinus sharpianus; Leguminivora ptychora; Maladera japonica (velvety chafer); Myllocerus undecimpustulatus; Myrothecium roridum (blight: eggplant); Neocosmospora vasinfecta (stem rot: soybean); Plebejus argus (silver-studded blue butterfly); Protomycopsis phaseoli (black spot (leaf smut) of pulses); Rhizopus stolonifer (bulb rot); Rhyzopertha dominica (lesser grain borer); Setosphaeria rostrata (leaf spot of grasses); Spilarctia obliqua (common hairy caterpillar); Suidasia nesbitti (scaly grain, mite); Tetranychus urticae (two-spotted spider mite); Ulomoides dermestoides; Xanthomonas campestris (black rot of crucifers); Zabrotes subfasciatus (Mexican bean weevil)

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed

Environmental

  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Soil improvement

Human food and beverage

  • Flour/starch
  • Pulse
  • Vegetable

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore