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Phytophthora drechsleri
(watermelon fruit rot)

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Phytophthora drechsleri (watermelon fruit rot)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 25 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phytophthora drechsleri
  • Preferred Common Name
  • watermelon fruit rot
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Chromista
  •     Phylum: Oomycota
  •       Class: Oomycetes
  •         Order: Peronosporales
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phytophthora drechsleri Tucker

Preferred Common Name

  • watermelon fruit rot

Other Scientific Names

  • Phytophthora melonis KATSURA
  • Phytophthora sinensis YU & ZHUANG

International Common Names

  • English: fruit rot: watermelon; root rot: safflower; safflower root rot
  • Spanish: mildiu de la sandia
  • French: deperissement des arbustes d'ornement; mildiou de la pasteque

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Fruchtfaeule: Wassermelone

EPPO code

  • PHYTDR (Phytophthora drechsleri)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Chromista
  •         Phylum: Oomycota
  •             Class: Oomycetes
  •                 Order: Peronosporales
  •                     Family: Peronosporaceae
  •                         Genus: Phytophthora
  •                             Species: Phytophthora drechsleri

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: 23 Jun 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
EgyptPresent, WidespreadUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
MadagascarPresent, WidespreadUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
South AfricaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
ZimbabwePresent, WidespreadUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)

Asia

ChinaPresent, LocalizedUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-BeijingPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-JiangsuPresentEPPO (2020)
-XinjiangPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
IndiaPresent, LocalizedUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-Madhya PradeshPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-Uttar PradeshPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
IranPresent, WidespreadUK, CAB International (1991); Nezhad et al. (2010); EPPO (2020)
IraqPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
JapanPresent, WidespreadUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
LebanonPresent, WidespreadUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
MalaysiaPresent, LocalizedUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-SarawakPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
TaiwanPresentUK, CAB International (1991); Shen et al. (2011); EPPO (2020)
TurkeyPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
VietnamPresentEPPO (2020)

Europe

BulgariaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
CyprusPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
CzechiaAbsent, EradicatedEPPO (2020); EPPO (2014)
FrancePresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
GreecePresentEPPO (2020); UK, CAB International (1991)
IrelandPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
United KingdomPresent, Few occurrencesUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2014)
-ScotlandPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-WalesPresentEPPO (2020)

North America

CanadaPresent, LocalizedUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-British ColumbiaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
Dominican RepublicPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
MexicoPresent, WidespreadUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
PanamaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
Puerto RicoPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
United StatesPresent, LocalizedUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-AlaskaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-ArizonaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-CaliforniaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-ColoradoPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-HawaiiPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-IdahoPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-MontanaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-NebraskaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-New MexicoPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-North CarolinaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-North DakotaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-OregonPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-TexasPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-UtahPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-WashingtonPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)

Oceania

AustraliaPresent, WidespreadUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-New South WalesPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-Northern TerritoryPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-QueenslandPresentUK, CAB International (1991)
-South AustraliaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-TasmaniaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-VictoriaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-Western AustraliaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
New ZealandPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
Papua New GuineaPresentUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)

South America

ArgentinaPresent, LocalizedUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
BrazilPresent, LocalizedUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)
-AmazonasPresentUK, CAB International (1991)
-ParaPresentUK, CAB International (1991)
-Santa CatarinaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
ColombiaPresent, WidespreadUK, CAB International (1991); EPPO (2020)

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
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