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Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera
(sugarbeet)

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Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera (sugarbeet)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 November 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera
  • Preferred Common Name
  • sugarbeet
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Ornamental
  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical
  • Vegetable

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Mature sugarbeet.
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Mature sugarbeet.
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Farmer holding mature sugarbeet.
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Farmer holding mature sugarbeet.
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera

Preferred Common Name

  • sugarbeet

International Common Names

  • English: fodder beet; sugar beet
  • Spanish: remolacha
  • French: betterave

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Caryophyllales
  •                         Family: Chenopodiaceae
  •                             Genus: Beta
  •                                 Species: Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Acherontia atropos (death's head hawkmoth); Achyra similalis (garden, webworm); Agrotis ipsilon (black cutworm); Agrotis segetum (turnip moth); Alopecurus myosuroides (black-grass); Alternaria brassicae (dark spot of crucifers); Anicla infecta; Arabis mosaic virus (hop bare-bine); Arion hortensis (garden slug); Asproparthenis punctiventris (sugarbeet weevil); Athalia rosae (cabbage leaf sawfly); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Aulacorthum solani (foxglove aphid); Autographa gamma (silver-Y moth); Beet black scorch virus; Beet curly top virus (curly top); Beet leaf curl virus (leaf curl); Beet mild yellowing virus (beet mild yellowing); Beet mosaic virus (spinach mosaic virus); Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (rhizomania); Beet virus Q; Beet yellow stunt virus; Beet yellows virus (beet yellows); Broad bean wilt virus (lamium mild mosaic); Capsella bursa-pastoris (shepherd's purse); Cercospora beticola (cercospora leaf spot of beets); Chenopodium album (fat hen); Choanephora cucurbitarum (Choanephora fruit rot); Circulifer opacipennis; Cleonis punctiventris; Convolvulus arvensis (bindweed); Cucumber mosaic virus (cucumber mosaic); Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. betae (silvering disease: red beet); Cuscuta campestris (field dodder); Deroceras reticulatum (grey field slug); Digitaria sanguinalis (large crabgrass); Disonycha eximia (blue red leaf beetle); Ditylenchus destructor (potato tuber nematode); Ditylenchus dipsaci (stem and bulb nematode); Echinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass); Elymus repens (quackgrass); Erysiphe betae (sugarbeet powdery mildew); Fallopia convolvulus (black bindweed); Feltia subterranea (granulate cutworm); Frankliniella occidentalis (western flower thrips); Galinsoga parviflora (gallant soldier); Galinsoga quadriradiata (shaggy soldier); Golovinomyces orontii (powdery mildew); Hadula trifolii (clover cutworm); Hercinothrips femoralis (banded greenhouse thrips); Herpetogramma bipunctalis (beet leafroller); Heterodera schachtii (beet cyst eelworm); Hydraecia micacea (potato skin borer); Hymenia perspectalis (beet webworm); Lepidium draba (hoary cress); Lettuce infectious yellows virus (infectious yellows of lettuce); Limonius californicus (sugarbeet wireworm); Liriomyza sativae (vegetable leaf miner); Liriomyza trifolii (American serpentine leafminer); Lixus juncii (beet lixus); Longidorus (longidorids); Loxostege sticticalis (beet webworm); Macrophomina phaseolina (charcoal rot of bean/tobacco); Macrosiphum euphorbiae (potato aphid); Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); Meloidogyne hapla (root knot nematode); Menoetius curvipes; Myzus persicae (green peach aphid); Nacobbus aberrans (false root-knot nematode); Omiodes indicata (soyabean webworm); Pectobacterium betavasculorum (bacterial: sugarbeet rot); Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum (bacterial root rot of sweet potato); Pegomya hyoscyami (mangold fly); Peronospora farinosa (downy mildew: Chenopodiaceae); Phragmites australis (common reed); Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (cotton root rot); Physoderma leproides (beet tumor); Pilemia perusialis (tobacco leaf folder); Pleospora betae (black leg of beet); Polygonum aviculare (prostrate knotweed); Polygonum lapathifolium (pale persicaria); Polymyxa betae; Pseudomonas syringae pv. aptata (leaf spot: sugarbeet); Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Pythium aphanidermatum (damping-off); Pythium ultimum (black-leg of seedlings); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Rhizopus arrhizus (barn rot of tobacco); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Scrobipalpa ocellatella (beet moth); Septoria betae; Sinapis arvensis (wild mustard); Sonchus arvensis (perennial sowthistle); Sonchus oleraceus (common sowthistle); Soybean dwarf virus; Spodoptera albula (Costa Rican armyworm); Spodoptera exigua (beet armyworm); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Spodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm); Spodoptera litura (taro caterpillar); Spoladea recurvalis (Hawaiian beet webworm); Systena s-littera; Thanatephorus cucumeris (many names, depending on host); Thrips angusticeps (field thrips); Tipula paludosa (European crane fly); Tobacco rattle virus (spraing of potato); Tomato black ring virus (ring spot of beet); Trichodorus (stubby root nematodes); Trichodorus primitivus; Trichodorus viruliferus (stubby root nematode); Uromyces beticola (rust of beet); Zabrus tenebrioides (corn ground beetle)

Minor host of:

Acronicta rumicis (knotgrass moth); Acyrthosiphon pisum (pea aphid); Amrasca biguttula biguttula (Indian cotton jassid); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Aspergillus niger (black mould of onion); Autographa nigrisigna (beet worm); Avena fatua (wild oat); Beet western yellows virus (turnip (mild) yellows); Chaetocnema confinis (flea beetle); Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle); Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Potato ring rot); Erwinia rhapontici (rhubarb crown rot); Gibberella zeae (headblight of maize); Helicotylenchus multicinctus (banana spiral nematode); Heterodera cruciferae; Macrosiphum rosae (rose aphid); Mamestra configurata (bertha armyworm); Meloidogyne javanica (sugarcane eelworm); Melolontha melolontha (white grub cockchafer); Metopolophium dirhodum (rose-grass aphid); Mythimna loreyi (maize caterpillar); Mythimna separata (paddy armyworm); Nezara viridula (green stink bug); Penicillium digitatum (green mould); Peridroma saucia (pearly underwing moth); Phthorimaea operculella (potato tuber moth); Portulaca oleracea (purslane); Pythium debaryanum (damping-off); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot); Thrips tabaci (onion thrips); Thysanoplusia orichalcea (slender burnished brass moth); Turnip mosaic virus (cabbage A virus mosaic); Verticillium dahliae (verticillium wilt); Xestia c-nigrum (spotted cutworm)

Associated with (not a host):

Aspergillus fumigatus; Meloidogyne chitwoodi (columbia root-knot nematode); Pea early-browning virus; Pseudomonas fluorescens (pink eye: potato); Pseudomonas putida (biocontrol: Erwinia spp.); Trichoderma harzianum (hyperparasite of Rhizoctonia solani); Trichothecium roseum (fruit rot of tomato)

Host of (source - data mining):

Aclypea opaca (carrion, beetle, beet); Agriotes gurgistanus; Agriotes lineatus (wireworm); Agriotes obscurus (dusky wire worm); Agriotes ustulatus; Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot); Aphanomyces cochlioides (root rot of beet); Atomaria linearis (beetle, pigmy mangold); Beet soil-borne virus; Blaniulus guttulatus (millipede, spotted); Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Calocoris norvegicus (strawberry bug); Chaetocnema concinna (flea beetle, beet); Chaetocnema tibialis (sugarbeet flea beetle); Circulifer tenellus (beet leafhopper); Conorhynchus mendicus (beet weevil); Empoasca; Empoasca decipiens (leafhopper, cotton); Fumibotys fumalis; Fusarium oxysporum (basal rot); Geotrichum candidum (citrus race) (citrus sour rot); Helicobasidium brebissonii (violet root rot); Heterodera trifolii (eelworm, Clover cyst); Holotrichia diomphalia (norteast larger black chafer); Isotoma notabilis; Lacanobia oleracea (bright-line brown-eye moth); Lagena radicicola; Lygocoris pabulinus (green capsid bug, common); Myzus ascalonicus (shallot aphid); Onychiurus armatus; Onychiurus fimatus; Oria musculosa (wainscot, moth, brighton); Paratrichodorus pachydermus; Pegomya betae; Pemphigus betae (sugarbeet root, aphid); Pemphigus fuscicornis; Penicillium expansum (blue mould of stored apple); Peronospora farinosa f.sp. betae (sugarbeet downy mildew); Phyllotreta vittula (barley flea beetle); Psalidium maxillosum; Ramularia beticola (leaf spot: beet); Spilarctia obliqua (common hairy caterpillar); Tanymecus dilaticollis (grey corn weevil); Tanymecus palliatus (weevil, Beet leaf); Trichodorus similis; Udea ferrugalis

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Vegetable

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical