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Septoria lycopersici
(leaf spot of tomato)

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Septoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Septoria lycopersici
  • Preferred Common Name
  • leaf spot of tomato
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Dothideomycetes

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Septoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionSeptoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.
Copyright©CABI (taken by Dr Philip Taylor)
Septoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.
SymptomsSeptoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.©CABI (taken by Dr Philip Taylor)
Septoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionSeptoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.
Copyright©CABI (taken by Dr Philip Taylor)
Septoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.
SymptomsSeptoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.©CABI (taken by Dr Philip Taylor)
Septoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato leaf. Switzerland. September 2020.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionSeptoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato leaf. Switzerland. September 2020.
Copyright©CABI (taken by Dr Philip Taylor)
Septoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato leaf. Switzerland. September 2020.
SymptomsSeptoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Symptoms on the leaves of a tomato leaf. Switzerland. September 2020.©CABI (taken by Dr Philip Taylor)
Septoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Septoria spores from tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.
TitleSpores
CaptionSeptoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Septoria spores from tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.
Copyright©CABI (taken by Dr Philip Taylor)
Septoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Septoria spores from tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.
SporesSeptoria lycopersici (leaf spot of tomato); Septoria spores from tomato plant. Switzerland. September 2020.©CABI (taken by Dr Philip Taylor)
S. lycopersici, tomato leaf spot, collected in Bolivia, 1982.
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CaptionS. lycopersici, tomato leaf spot, collected in Bolivia, 1982.
Copyright©J.M. Waller/CABI BioScience
S. lycopersici, tomato leaf spot, collected in Bolivia, 1982.
Slide mountS. lycopersici, tomato leaf spot, collected in Bolivia, 1982.©J.M. Waller/CABI BioScience

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Septoria lycopersici Speg.

Preferred Common Name

  • leaf spot of tomato

International Common Names

  • English: blight: tomato; leaf spot: tomato; septoria blight
  • Spanish: mancha foliar: tomate; niebla seca: tomate; septoriosis del tomate
  • French: septoriose de la tomate; tache septorienne de la tomate

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Blattfleckenkrankheit: Tomate

EPPO code

  • SEPTLY (Septoria lycopersici)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Dothideomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Dothideomycetidae
  •                         Order: Capnodiales
  •                             Family: Mycosphaerellaceae
  •                                 Genus: Septoria
  •                                     Species: Septoria lycopersici

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

Africa

AngolaPresent
CameroonPresent
Congo, Democratic Republic of thePresent
Côte d'IvoirePresent
EthiopiaPresent
GhanaPresent
GuineaPresent
KenyaPresent
LibyaPresent
MadagascarPresent
MalawiPresent
MauritiusPresent
MoroccoPresent
MozambiquePresent
NigeriaPresent
South AfricaPresent
SudanPresent
TanzaniaPresent
TunisiaPresent
UgandaPresent
ZambiaPresent
ZimbabwePresent

Asia

AzerbaijanPresent
ChinaPresent
-JiangsuPresent
-SichuanPresent
GeorgiaPresent
IndiaPresent
-Himachal PradeshPresent
-Madhya PradeshPresent
-MaharashtraPresent
-Uttar PradeshPresent
IranPresent
IsraelPresent
JapanPresent
LaosPresent
LebanonPresent
MyanmarPresent
NepalPresent
PakistanPresent
PhilippinesPresent
Saudi ArabiaPresent
South KoreaPresent
Sri LankaPresent
TaiwanPresent
ThailandPresent
TurkeyPresent
VietnamPresent
YemenPresent

Europe

AustriaPresent
BulgariaPresent
CyprusPresent
CzechoslovakiaPresent
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresent
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresent
DenmarkPresent
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
GreecePresent
HungaryPresent
ItalyPresent
-SardiniaPresent
JerseyPresent
NorwayPresent
PolandPresent
PortugalPresent
RomaniaPresent
SpainPresent
United KingdomPresentPresent based on regional distribution.

North America

BermudaPresent
CanadaPresent
-AlbertaPresent
-British ColumbiaPresent
-ManitobaPresent
-Newfoundland and LabradorPresent
-Nova ScotiaPresent
-OntarioPresent
-QuebecPresent
Costa RicaPresent
CubaPresent
DominicaPresent
Dominican RepublicPresent
El SalvadorPresent
GuadeloupePresent
GuatemalaPresent
HaitiPresent
JamaicaPresent
MartiniquePresent
MexicoPresent
NicaraguaPresent
PanamaPresent
Puerto RicoPresent
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesPresent
Trinidad and TobagoPresent
United StatesPresent
-HawaiiPresent
-IowaPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
-New South WalesPresent
-QueenslandPresent
-South AustraliaPresent
-TasmaniaPresent
-VictoriaPresent
-Western AustraliaPresent
FijiPresent
New CaledoniaPresent
New ZealandPresent
Norfolk IslandPresent
Solomon IslandsPresent

South America

ArgentinaPresent
BoliviaPresent
BrazilPresent
-Rio Grande do SulPresent
-Sao PauloPresent
ColombiaPresent
PeruPresent
SurinamePresent
UruguayPresent
VenezuelaPresent

References

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CMI, 1982. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Map No. 108. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Muradov, P. Z., Shirinova, G. F., Asgerli, L. X., Allahverdiyev, E., Gasimov, C. F., 2019. Species composition of fungi causing diseases in agricultural plants in agrarian sector of Azerbaijan. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 11(4), 785-790. doi: 10.31018/jans.v11i4.2168

Shrestha, G., Prajapati, S., Mahato, B. N., 2014. Plant diseases and their management practices in commercial organic and conventional vegetable farms in Kathmandu valley. Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 12, 129-141. http://hicast.edu.np/file/file_down/pdf/pdf11/hx1JAeNJAS_2014_12.pdf

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Muradov P Z, Shirinova G F, Asgerli L X, Allahverdiyev E, Gasimov C F, 2019. Species composition of fungi causing diseases in agricultural plants in agrarian sector of Azerbaijan. Journal of Applied and Natural Science. 11 (4), 785-790. DOI:10.31018/jans.v11i4.2168

Shrestha G, Prajapati S, Mahato B N, 2014. Plant diseases and their management practices in commercial organic and conventional vegetable farms in Kathmandu valley. Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 129-141. http://hicast.edu.np/file/file_down/pdf/pdf11/hx1JAeNJAS_2014_12.pdf

UK, CAB International, 1982. Septoria lycopersici. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 108. DOI:10.1079/DMPD/20056500108

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