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Begonia

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Begonia

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Begonia
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Begonia

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Begonie; Schiefblatt

EPPO code

  • BEGSS (Begonia sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Violales
  •                         Family: Begoniaceae
  •                             Genus: Begonia

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Aleurodicus dugesii; Aphelenchoides fragariae (strawberry crimp nematode); Chalara elegans (black root rot); Dickeya chrysanthemi (bacterial wilt of chrysanthemum and other ornamentals); Dickeya paradisiaca (rhizome rot, "tipover", fruit soft rot of banana); Ditylenchus dipsaci (stem and bulb nematode); Duponchelia fovealis (Southern European marshland pyralid); Frankliniella occidentalis (western flower thrips); Globisporangium splendens (blast of oil palm); Helicotylenchus dihystera (common spiral nematode); Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (black tea thrips); Hercinothrips femoralis (banded greenhouse thrips); Phytonemus pallidus (strawberry mite); Phytophthora cryptogea (tomato foot rot); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot); Spodoptera litura (taro caterpillar); Tomato spotted wilt virus (tomato spotted wilt); Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. begoniae (bacterial wilt of begonias)

Minor host of:

Aleurodicus dispersus (whitefly); Aphelenchoides besseyi (rice leaf nematode); Aphelenchoides ritzemabosi (Chrysanthemum foliar eelworm); Chaetanaphothrips orchidii (anthurium thrips); Chrysodeixis includens (soybean looper); Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale); Fusarium foetens; Golovinomyces orontii (powdery mildew); Icerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale); Impatiens necrotic spot virus (TSWV-I); Opogona sacchari (banana moth); Otiorhynchus sulcatus (vine weevil); Phenacoccus multicerarii; Phytophthora cinnamomi (Phytophthora dieback); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Jack Beardsley mealybug); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Trialeurodes ricini (castor bean whitefly)

Host of (source - data mining):

Alebroides nigroscutellatus; Dickeya dianthicola (slow wilt of Dianthus and potato); Microsphaera begoniae (powdery mildew: Begonia spp.)