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Rhizopus arrhizus
(barn rot of tobacco)

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Rhizopus arrhizus (barn rot of tobacco)

Summary

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  • 26 August 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Rhizopus arrhizus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • barn rot of tobacco
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Zygomycota
  •       Subphylum: Mucoromycotina
  •         Order: Mucorales
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Rhizopus arrhizus A. Fisch.

Preferred Common Name

  • barn rot of tobacco

Other Scientific Names

  • Rhizopus arrhizus var. arrhizus A. Fisch.
  • Rhizopus japonicus VUILLEMIN
  • Rhizopus maydis Bruderlein
  • Rhizopus nodosus Namyslowski
  • Rhizopus oryzae Went & Prinsen Geerligs

International Common Names

  • English: rhizopus head rot; rhizopus stem rot; soft rot of fruit; soft rot of sweet potato
  • Spanish: podredumbre blanda del tabaco
  • French: pourriture molle de la patate douce; pourriture molle du tabac

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Fruchtfaeule; Tabak- Faeule; Weichfaeule

EPPO code

  • RIZPAR (Rhizopus arrhizus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Zygomycota
  •             Subphylum: Mucoromycotina
  •                 Order: Mucorales
  •                     Family: Mucoraceae
  •                         Genus: Rhizopus
  •                             Species: Rhizopus arrhizus

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: 25 Feb 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

BangladeshPresent
ChinaPresent
-GansuPresent2017
-GuizhouPresent
-HebeiPresent
-ShandongPresent
-ShanghaiPresent
-XinjiangPresent
IndiaPresent
-Jammu and KashmirPresent
-MaharashtraPresent
-ManipurPresent
-OdishaPresent
-PunjabPresent
-RajasthanPresent
-West BengalPresent
IranPresent
JapanPresent
-HonshuPresent
PakistanPresent
South KoreaPresent

Europe

ItalyPresent

North America

CanadaPresent
MexicoPresentIguala, Guerrero state.
United StatesPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-New MexicoPresent
-WyomingPresent

South America

BrazilPresent

Growth Stages

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Post-harvest

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Mycosphaerella tassiana Pathogen

References

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Arif, S., Munis, M. F. H., Liaquat, F., Shah, I. H., Zhang YiDong, 2019. Leaf rot caused by Rhizopus oryzae on pak choy (Brassica campestris ssp. chinensis) in China. Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 58(1), 213-217. doi: 10.14601/Phytopathol_Mediterr-23977

Bang NaRae, Ha SanGo, Kim DaeHo, Kim SeonHwa, Hong SeungBeom, 2014. Identification of fungi isolated from Cheongdo-Banshi (flat persimmon) stored in a refrigerator. Korean Journal of Mycology, 42(4):276-281. http://www.koreascience.or.kr/search/articlepdf_ocean.jsp?url=http://ocean.kisti.re.kr/downfile/volume/mycology/GNHHDL/2014/v42n4/GNHHDL_2014_v42n4_276.pdf

Kwon JinHyeuk, Ha JeongSeok, Kim JinWoo, 2014. Postharvest soft rot on Citrullus vulgaris caused by Rhizopus oryzae in South Korea. Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 9(1):129. http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13314-014-0129-y

Mathew FM, Prasifka JR, Gaimari SD, Shi Li, Markell SG, Gulya TJ, 2015. Rhizopus oryzae associated with Melanagromyza splendida and stem disease of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) in California. Plant Health Progress, No.March:PHP-RS-14-0042. http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/php/search/search_action.asp

Naz HS, Gul S, Chaudhary HJ, Munis MFH, 2015. First report of Rhizopus oryzae causing fruit rot of Citrus medica L. in Pakistan. Journal of Plant Pathology, 97(1):215. http://sipav.org/main/jpp/index.php/jpp/article/view/3276

Palemón-Alberto, F., Cruz-Lagunas, B., Ortega-Acosta, S. Á., Reyes-García, G., Damián-Nava, A., Toribio-Jiménez, J., Romero-Ramírez, Y., Vargas-Álvarez, D., Bello-Martínez, J., 2020. First report of rhizopus soft rot on soursop (Annona muricata) caused by Rhizopus oryzae in México. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection, 127(2), 275-277. doi: 10.1007/s41348-019-00287-9

Park JiHyun, Cho SungEun, Kim ByungSup, Shin HyeonDong, 2014. First report of postharvest root rot caused by Rhizopus oryzae on Codonopsis lanceolata. Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 9(1):135. http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13314-014-0135-0

Sanogo S, Etarock BF, Angadi S, Lauriault LM, 2010. Head rot of sunflower caused by Rhizopus oryzae in New Mexico. Plant Disease, 94(5):638-639. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Shamim Shamsi, Najmun Naher, 2014. Boll rot of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) caused by Rhizopus oryzae Went & Prins. Geerl. - A new record in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research, 39(3):547-551. http://www.banglajol.info/index.php/BJAR/article/view/21996/15100

Xu ML, Yang JG, Wang FL, Wu JX, Chi YC, 2015. First report of Rhizopus arrhizus (syn. R. oryzae) causing root rot of peanut in China. Plant Disease, 99(10):1448-1449. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Zhang XueKun, Yao ZhaoQun, Zhao SiFeng, Xie HuiQin, Yang Mei, 2013. Rhizopus Stem Rot of Orobanche aegyptiaca caused by Rhizopus oryzae in China. Journal of Phytopathology, 161(10):745-748. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1439-0434

Distribution References

Arif S, Munis M F H, Liaquat F, Shah I H, Zhang YiDong, 2019. Leaf rot caused by Rhizopus oryzae on pak choy (Brassica campestris ssp. chinensis) in China. Phytopathologia Mediterranea. 58 (1), 213-217. DOI:10.14601/Phytopathol_Mediterr-23977

Bang NaRae, Ha SanGo, Kim DaeHo, Kim SeonHwa, Hong SeungBeom, 2014. Identification of fungi isolated from Cheongdo-Banshi (flat persimmon) stored in a refrigerator. Korean Journal of Mycology. 42 (4), 276-281. http://www.koreascience.or.kr/search/articlepdf_ocean.jsp?url=http://ocean.kisti.re.kr/downfile/volume/mycology/GNHHDL/2014/v42n4/GNHHDL_2014_v42n4_276.pdf DOI:10.4489/KJM.2014.42.4.276

Borkar S G, Choudhary K N, Patil P D, Sonawane R B, 2008. Distribution and association of fungal pathogen with black point of wheat disease in Maharashtra state. Journal of Plant Disease Sciences. 3 (1), 13-16.

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Cruz-Lachica I, Márquez-Zequera I, García-Estrada R S, Carrillo-Fasio J A, León-Félix J, Allende-Molar R, 2017. Identification of mucoralean fungi causing soft rot in papaya (Carica papaya L.) fruit in Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Fitopatología. 35 (3), 397-417. http://www.rmf.smf.org.mx/Vol3532017/RMF_Vol_35_3_2017.pdf

Cui W G, Zheng H L, Zhang F B, Swingle B, Zhu H T, Gao M, 2019. First report of Rhizopus oryzae causing potato soft rot in the Hebei Province of China. Plant Disease. 103 (4), 773-774. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-09-18-1612-PDN

Kwon JinHyeuk, Ha JeongSeok, Kim JinWoo, 2014. Postharvest soft rot on Citrullus vulgaris caused by Rhizopus oryzae in South Korea. Australasian Plant Disease Notes. 9 (1), 129. http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13314-014-0129-y DOI:10.1007/s13314-014-0129-y

Mathew F M, Prasifka J R, Gaimari S D, Shi Li, Markell S G, Gulya T J, 2015. Rhizopus oryzae associated with Melanagromyza splendida and stem disease of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) in California. Plant Health Progress. PHP-RS-14-0042. http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/php/search/search_action.asp

Naim Uddin, 2007. Survey of airspora in a potato field in West Bengal and their impact on the crop. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 45 (1), 15-22.

Naz H S, Gul S, Chaudhary H J, Munis M F H, 2015. First report of Rhizopus oryzae causing fruit rot of Citrus medica L. in Pakistan. Journal of Plant Pathology. 97 (1), 215. http://sipav.org/main/jpp/index.php/jpp/article/view/3276

Nosheen Akhtar, Tehmina Anjum, Rasheda Jabeen, 2013. Isolation and identification of storage fungi from citrus sampled from major growing areas of Punjab, Pakistan. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. 15 (6), 1283-1288. http://www.fspublishers.org/published_papers/18513_..pdf

Palemón-Alberto F, Cruz-Lagunas B, Ortega-Acosta S Á, Reyes-García G, Damián-Nava A, Toribio-Jiménez J, Romero-Ramírez Y, Vargas-Álvarez D, Bello-Martínez J, 2020. First report of rhizopus soft rot on soursop (Annona muricata) caused by Rhizopus oryzae in México. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection. 127 (2), 275-277. DOI:10.1007/s41348-019-00287-9

Park JiHyun, Cho SungEun, Kim ByungSup, Shin HyeonDong, 2014. First report of postharvest root rot caused by Rhizopus oryzae on Codonopsis lanceolata. Australasian Plant Disease Notes. 9 (1), 135. http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13314-014-0135-0 DOI:10.1007/s13314-014-0135-0

Sanogo S, Etarock B F, Angadi S, Lauriault L M, 2010. Head rot of sunflower caused by Rhizopus oryzae in New Mexico. Plant Disease. 94 (5), 638-639. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-94-5-0638C

Shamim Shamsi, Najmun Naher, 2014. Boll rot of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) caused by Rhizopus oryzae Went & Prins. Geerl. - A new record in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research. 39 (3), 547-551. http://www.banglajol.info/index.php/BJAR/article/view/21996/15100

Wang H C, Huang Y F, Tang X G, Cai L T, Chen Q Y, Wang M S, Shang S H, 2016. Leaf and stem rot of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) caused by Rhizopus oryzae in closed curing barns in Guizhou Province of China. Plant Disease. 100 (2), 536. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-08-15-0935-PDN

Wang R Y, Gao B, Chen S L, Ma J, Li X H, Xue C X, 2017. First report of Rhizopus oryzae causing soft rot on storage roots of sweetpotato in China. Plant Disease. 101 (6), 1039-1040. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-09-16-1272-

Xu M L, Yang J G, Wang F L, Wu J X, Chi Y C, 2015. First report of Rhizopus arrhizus (syn. R. oryzae) causing root rot of peanut in China. Plant Disease. 99 (10), 1448-1449. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-02-15-0235-PDN

Zhang XueKun, Yao ZhaoQun, Zhao SiFeng, Xie HuiQin, Yang Mei, 2013. Rhizopus Stem Rot of Orobanche aegyptiaca caused by Rhizopus oryzae in China. Journal of Phytopathology. 161 (10), 745-748. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1439-0434 DOI:10.1111/jph.12124

Zhou H, Wang D, Zhao J, Dong B, Zhang X, Wen C, Zhang J, 2018. First report of rhizopus head rot of sunflower caused by Rhizopus arrhizus (syn. R. oryzae) in Xinjiang and Gansu Provinces of China. Plant Disease. 102 (6), 1173. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-10-17-1528-PDN

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