List of sweet potato diseases

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This article is a list of diseases of sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas).

Bacterial diseases[edit]

Bacterial diseases
Bacter Erwinia chrysanthemi
Bacterial wilt Ralstonia solanacearum
Crown gall Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Hairy roots Agrobacterium rhizogenes
Little leaf (proliferation disease) Phytoplasma

Fungal diseases[edit]

Fungal diseases
Alternaria leaf spot and stem blight

Alternaria spp.

Alternaria storage rot

Alternaria spp.

Anthracnose[verification needed]

Colletotrichum coccodes

Black rot

Ceratocystis fimbriata
Chalara sp. [anamorph]

Blue mold rot

Penicillium spp.

Cercospora leaf spot

Cercospora spp.
Phaeoisariopsis bataticola
= Cercospora bataticola, C. batatas, C. ipomoeae

Charcoal rot

Macrophomina phaseolina

Chlorotic leaf distortion

Fusarium lateritium
Gibberella baccata [teleomorph]

Circular spot

Sclerotium rolfsii
Athelia rolfsii [teleomorph]

Dry rot

Diaporthe phaseolorum
= Diaporthe batatatis
Phomopsis phaseoli [anamorph]

End rot

Fusarium spp.
Fusarium solani
Nectria haematococca [teleomorph]

Foot rot

Plenodomus destruens

Fusarium root rot and stem canker

Fusarium solani

Fusarium wilt (stem rot)

Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. batatas

Gray mold rot

Botrytis cinerea
Botryotinia fuckeliana [teleomorph]

Java black rot

Lasiodiplodia theobromae
= Diplodia gossypina

Leaf mold

Choanephora cucurbitarum

Mottle necrosis

Pythium spp.
Pythium scleroteichum
Pythium ultimum
Phytophthora spp.

Phyllosticta leaf blight

Phomopsis ipomeae-batatas
= Phyllosticta batatas

Phymatotrichum root rot (cotton root rot)

Phymatotrichopsis omnivora
= Phymatotrichum omnivorum

Pink root Phoma terrestris

= Pyrenochaeta terrestris

Punky rot

Trichoderma spp.
Trichoderma koningii

Rhizoctonia stem canker (sprout rot)

Rhizoctonia solani
Thanatephorus cucumeris [teleomorph]

Rhizopus soft rot

Rhizopus spp.
Rhizopus stolonifer

Rootlet rot

Fusarium solani
Pythium spp.
Pythium ultimum
Rhizoctonia solani
Streptomyces ipomoeae

Rust, red

Coleosporium ipomoeae

Rust, white

Albugo ipomoeae-panduratae

Scab, leaf and stem

Sphaceloma batatas
Elsinoe batatas [teleomorph]

Southern blight

Sclerotial blight

Sclerotium rolfsii

Scurf

Monilochaetes infuscans

Septoria leaf spot

Septoria bataticola

Storage rot

Epicoccum spp.
Fusarium solani
Mucor racemosus
Sclerotinia spp.

Surface rot

Fusarium oxysporum
Fusarium solani

Violet root rot

Helicobasidium mompa

Miscellaneous diseases and disorders[edit]

Miscellaneous diseases and disorders
False broom rape Splinterus maximus
Streptomyces soil rot (pox) Streptomyces ipomoeae
Furry baubles Streptomyces emipotas
Mexican Ferris Wheel Hombreyces tacopotas
"Sex On a Ship" Radix vegetabilis morbo concubitus

Nematodes, parasitic[edit]

Nematodes, parasitic
Brown ring of roots (bulb and stem nematode)

Ditylenchus dipsaci
Ditylenchus destructor

Burrowing

Radopholus similis

Dagger

Xiphinema spp.
Xiphinema americanum

Lesion

Pratylenchus brachyurus
Pratylenchus coffeae

Pin

Paratylenchus spp.

Reniform

Rotylenchulus reniformis

Root-knot

Meloidogyne spp.
Meloidogyne arenaria
Meloidogyne hapla
Meloidogyne incognita
Meloidogyne javanica

Spiral

Helicotylenchus spp.

Sting

Belonolaimus longicaudatus

Stubby-root

Paratrichodorus spp.
Paratrichodorus minor

Stunt

Tylenchorhynchus spp.

Viral and viroid diseases[edit]

Viral and viroid diseases
Feathery mottle Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV)
Internal cork Internal cork strain of Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV-IC)
Latent virus Sweet potato latent virus (SPLV)
Mild mottle Sweet potato mild mottle virus (SPMMV)
Russet crack Russet crack strain of Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV-RC)
Sweet potato virus disease (SPVD) Sweet potato feathery mottle virus and Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus [1]
Yellow dwarf Sweet potato yellow dwarf virus (SPYDV)
Honey Do list Sweet potato dwarf from khaz modan

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] retrieved on 2009-12-1 . full