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Secale cereale
(rye)

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Secale cereale (rye)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Secale cereale
  • Preferred Common Name
  • rye
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae

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S. cereale: 1, habit base of plant, stem part with leaves, spike; 2, flowering spikelet; 3, floret without lemma and palea; 4, fruiting spikelet; 5, grains.

Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
TitleS. cereale - line drawing
CaptionS. cereale: 1, habit base of plant, stem part with leaves, spike; 2, flowering spikelet; 3, floret without lemma and palea; 4, fruiting spikelet; 5, grains. Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
CopyrightPROSEA Foundation
S. cereale: 1, habit base of plant, stem part with leaves, spike; 2, flowering spikelet; 3, floret without lemma and palea; 4, fruiting spikelet; 5, grains.

Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
S. cereale - line drawingS. cereale: 1, habit base of plant, stem part with leaves, spike; 2, flowering spikelet; 3, floret without lemma and palea; 4, fruiting spikelet; 5, grains. Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia. PROSEA Foundation

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Secale cereale L. (1753)

Preferred Common Name

  • rye

International Common Names

  • English: spring rye; winter rye
  • Spanish: centeno; centeno de invierno; centeno de verano
  • French: seigle; seigle de printemps; seigle d'hiver
  • Arabic: âles; barrâkah
  • Portuguese: centeiro; senteiro

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Roggen; Sommer- Roggen; Winter- Roggen
  • Indonesia: gandum hitam
  • Italy: segale; segale invernale; segale primaverile
  • Netherlands: Rogge; Winterrogge; Zomerrogge
  • Sweden: hoestraag; raag; vaarraag

EPPO code

  • SECCE (Secale cereale)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Secale
  •                                 Species: Secale cereale

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: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

EgyptPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 44,000 MT (F)
MoroccoPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 2,400 MT (F)
South AfricaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 3,100 MT (F)

Asia

ArmeniaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 864 MT
AzerbaijanPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 34 MT
ChinaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 350,000 MT (F)
JapanPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 0 MT (M)
KazakhstanPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 39,910 MT
KyrgyzstanPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 200 MT (*)
South KoreaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 0 MT (F)
TajikistanPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 35 MT
TurkeyPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 246,521 MT
TurkmenistanPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 0 MT (M)
UzbekistanPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 10,000 MT (*)

Europe

AlbaniaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 3,200 MT
AustriaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 218,511 MT
BelarusPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 1,492,350 MT
BelgiumPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 2,000 MT (F)
BulgariaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 14,766 MT
CroatiaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 4,100 MT
CzechiaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 209,787 MT
DenmarkPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 151,500 MT
EstoniaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 65,600 MT
FinlandPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 60,800 MT
FrancePresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 123,515 MT
GermanyPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 3,744,200 MT
GreecePresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 61,500 MT
HungaryPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 113,500 MT
IrelandPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 400 MT (F)
ItalyPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 10,800 MT
LatviaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 194,900 MT
LithuaniaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 204,900 MT
LuxembourgPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 8,730 MT
MoldovaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 1,317 MT
NetherlandsPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 8,000 MT
NorwayPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 47,000 MT
PolandPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 3,448,550 MT
PortugalPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 22,200 MT
RomaniaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 31,446 MT
RussiaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 4,505,060 MT
SerbiaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 13,608 MT
SlovakiaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 80,349 MT
SloveniaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 2,080 MT
SpainPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 279,800 MT
SwedenPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 168,800 MT
SwitzerlandPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 12,400 MT
UkrainePresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 1,050,800 MT
United KingdomPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 31,542 MT

North America

CanadaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 316,200 MT
MexicoPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 19 MT
United StatesPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 202,680 MT

Oceania

AustraliaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 20,000 MT (F)

South America

ArgentinaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 33,859 MT
BoliviaPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 413 MT (F)
BrazilPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 6,085 MT
ChilePresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 5,017 MT (F)
EcuadorPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 90 MT (F)
PeruPresentFAO (2009)Rye production (2008) 92 MT (F)

Distribution References

FAO, 2009. FAOSTAT Database., Rome, Italy: FAO. http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#home

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