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Allium

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Allium

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Allium
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Allium sativum (garlic); ready for culinary use. Full head of garlic beside another with removed cloves (one clove has been peeled).
TitleHeads of garlic
CaptionAllium sativum (garlic); ready for culinary use. Full head of garlic beside another with removed cloves (one clove has been peeled).
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Allium sativum (garlic); ready for culinary use. Full head of garlic beside another with removed cloves (one clove has been peeled).
Heads of garlicAllium sativum (garlic); ready for culinary use. Full head of garlic beside another with removed cloves (one clove has been peeled).©Donovan Govan-2005/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Allium

International Common Names

  • English: Garlic; Onion
  • French: Ail; Oignon

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Lauch; Zwiebel

EPPO code

  • ALLSS (Allium sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Liliales
  •                         Family: Liliaceae
  •                             Genus: Allium

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Aceria tulipae (dry bulb mite); Agrotis malefida (pale-sided cutworm); Allium virus X; Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot); Alternaria porri (purple blotch); Botryotinia porri (Botrytis rot of garlic); Botryotinia squamosa (leaf blight of onion); Botrytis aclada (grey mould of onion); Brachycerus muricatus (garlic weevil); Caliothrips indicus (groundnut thrips); Cercospora duddiae (leaf spot of onion and garlic); Chromatomyia horticola (pea leaf miner); Colletotrichum allii (leaf anthracnose of onion); Colletotrichum chardoniana (leaf anthracnose of onion); Colletotrichum dematium (leaf spot); Delia hirticrura (onion fly); Dickeya chrysanthemi (bacterial wilt of chrysanthemum and other ornamentals); Ditylenchus dipsaci (stem and bulb nematode); Epitrix cucumeris (potato flea beetle); Feltia subterranea (granulate cutworm); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (European mole cricket); Haematonectria haematococca (dry rot of potato); Helicoverpa armigera (cotton bollworm); Hydraecia micacea (potato skin borer); Lasiodiplodia theobromae (diplodia pod rot of cocoa); Liriomyza sativae (vegetable leaf miner); Liriomyza trifolii (American serpentine leafminer); Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); Neotoxoptera formosana; Oligonychus pratensis (spider mite); Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum (bacterial root rot of sweet potato); Phytomyza gymnostoma (onion leaf miner); Pleospora herbarum (leaf blight of onion); Puccinia allii (rust of allium, onion, leek and garlic); Pyrenochaeta terrestris (pink root of onion); Rhizoglyphus (bulb mite); Scapteriscus (mole crickets); Spodoptera albula (Costa Rican armyworm); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Spodoptera ornithogalli (yellow striped armyworm); Stromatinia cepivora (white rot of onion and garlic); Tetraneura nigriabdominalis (rice root aphid); Thrips tabaci (onion thrips); Urocystis cepulae (onion smut); Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. allii; Xanthopastis timais

Minor host of:

Acrolepiopsis assectella (leek moth); Bayleyothrips limbatus; Chaetanaphothrips leeuweni (rust thrips of banana); Chaetanaphothrips orchidii (anthurium thrips); Chaetisothrips striatus; Ciborinia allii (neck rot of onion); Colletotrichum circinans (onion smudge); Cornu aspersum (common garden snail); Globisporangium irregulare (dieback: carrot); Longidorus elongatus (needle nematode); Mythimna unipuncta (rice armyworm); Noctua pronuba (common yellow underwing moth); Phytophthora porri (white tip of leek); Pythium graminicola (seedling blight of grasses); Spodoptera exigua (beet armyworm); Thrips angusticeps (field thrips)

Wild host of:

Onion yellow dwarf virus (onion yellow dwarf); Peronospora destructor (downy mildew of onion)

Host of (source - data mining):

Acrolepia sapporensis