List of beet diseases

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This article is a list of diseases of beets (Beta vulgaris).

Bacterial diseases[edit]

Bacterial diseases
Bacterial blight Pseudomonas syringae pv. aptata
Bacterial pocket Xanthomonas beticola
Bacterial soft rot Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora
Bacterial vascular necrosis and rot Erwinia carotovora subsp. betavasculorum
Crown gall Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Silvering disease Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. betae = Corynebacterium betae

Fungal diseases[edit]

Fungal diseases
Alternaria leaf spot

Alternaria alternata
Alternaria brassicae

Anthracnose Colletotrichum dematium
Aphanomyces root rot (black root) Aphanomyces cochlioides
Black wood vessel Pythium irregulare
Cercospora leaf spot Cercospora beticola
Charcoal rot Macrophomina phaseolina
Choanephora rot Choanephora cucurbitarum
Damping-off, black leg, black root and seedling blight

Aphanomyces cochlioides
Cylindrocladium spp.
Fusarium spp.
Phoma betae
Pleospora betae [teleomorph]
Pythium spp.
Rhizoctonia solani
Thanatephorus cucumeris [teleomorph]

Downy mildew

Peronospora farinosa
Peronospora farinosa f.sp. betae
= Peronospora schachtii

Fusarium yellows Fusarium oxysporum
Fusarium yellows and root rot Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. betae (Texas isolates)
Leaf gall (beet tumor, or crown wart)

Physoderma leproides
= Urophlyctis leproides

Phoma leaf spot and root rot Phoma betae
Phymatotrichum root rot (cotton root rot)

Phymatotrichopsis omnivora
= Phymatotrichum omnivorum

Phytophthora wet rot Phytophthora drechsleri
Powdery mildew

Erysiphe polygoni
= Erysiphe betae

Pythium root rot

Pythium aphanidermatum
Pythium deliense

Ramularia leaf spot Ramularia beticola
Rhizoctonia foliar blight, crown and root rot Rhizoctonia solani
Rhizopus root rot

Rhizopus arrhizus
Rhizopus stolonifer

Rust Uromyces betae
Sclerotinia crown & root rot Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
Seedling rust Puccinia subnitens
Slime molds Physarum cinereum
Southern blight (Sclerotium root rot and stem rot)

Sclerotium rolfsii
Athelia rolfsii [teleomorph]

Stemphylium leaf spot

Stemphylium botryosum
Pleospora tarda [teleomorph]

Storage rots

Botrytis cinerea
Botryotinia fuckeliana [teleomorph]
Penicillium spp.
Phoma betae

Verticillium wilt Verticillium albo-atrum
Violet root rot

Helicobasidium brebissonii
Rhizoctonia crocorum [anamorph]

Nematodes, parasitic[edit]

Nematodes, parasitic
Beet cyst nematode

Heterodera schachtii

Clover cyst nematode

Heterodera trifolii

False root-knot nematode

Nacobbus aberrans

Lesion nematodes

Pratylenchus spp.

Needle nematodes

Longidorus spp.

Potato rot nematode

Ditylenchus destructor

Root-knot

Meloidogyne spp.

Stem and bulb nematode

Ditylenchus dipsaci

Stubby-root nematodes

Paratrichodorus spp.
Trichodorus spp.

Viral diseases[edit]

Viral diseases
Alfalfa mosaic genus Alfamovirus, Alfalfa mosaic virus (AMV)
Beet curly top genus Hybrigeminivirus, Beet curly top virus (BCTV)
Beet distortion mosaic genus ?, Beet distortion mosaic virus
Beet leaf curl genus Rhabdovirus, Beet leaf curl virus (BCLV)
Beet mild yellows & Beet western yellows genus Luteovirus, Beet western yellows virus (BMY)
Beet mosaic genus Potyvirus, Beet mosaic virus (BtMV)
Beet yellow net genus Luteovirus, Beet yellow net virus (BYNV)
Beet yellows genus Closterovirus, Beet yellows virus (BYV)
Cucumber mosaic genus Cucumovirus, Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV)
Lettuce infectious yellows genus Closterovirus, Lettuce infectious yellows virus (LIYV)
Rhizomania genus Benyvirus, Beet necrotic yellow vein virus

(BNYVV) (fungal vector: Polymyxa betae)

Beet savoy Suspected virus
Beet yellow vein Suspected virus

Phytoplasmal and sprioplasmal diseases[edit]

Phytoplasmal and sprioplasmal diseases
Beet latent rosette Phytoplasma
Yellow wilt Spiroplasma

Miscellaneous diseases and disorders[edit]

Miscellaneous diseases and disorders
Heart rot Boron deficiency
Scab Streptomyces spp.

References[edit]