List of cassava diseases

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This article is a list of diseases of cassava (Manihot esculenta).

Bacterial diseases[edit]

Bacterial diseases
Bacterial blight Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis
Bacterial angular leaf spot Xanthomonas campestris pv. cassavae
Bacterial stem gall Agrobacterium tumefaciens Biovar 1
Bacterial stem rot Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora
Bacterial wilt Erwinia herbicolaa

Fungal diseases[edit]

Fungal diseases
Anthracnose

Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
= Colletotrichum gloeosporoides f.sp. manihotis
Glomerella cingulata [teleomorph]
Colletotrichum graminicola
Glomerella graminicola [teleomorph]

Armillaria root rot (shoestring root rot)

Armillaria mellea
Rhizomorpha subcorticalis [anaomorph]

Black root and stem rot

Scytalidium sp.
Hendersonula toruloidea [syanamorph]

Blight leaf spot Cercospora vicosae
Brown leaf spot

Cercosporidium henningsii
Mycosphaerella henningsii [teleomorph]

Cassava ash Oidium manihotis
Concentric ring leaf spot

Phyllosticta manihotae
Phyllosticta manihoticola

Dematophora root rot (Rosellinia root rot)

Dematophora necatrix
Rosellinia necatrix [teleomorph]

Diplodia root and stem rot Diplodia manihoti
Fusarium root rot

Fusarium oxysporum
Fusarium solani
Nectria haematococca [teleomorph]

Rigidopurus root rot

Rigidoporus microporus
= Rigidoporus lignosus

Rust Uromyces spp.
Sclerotium root rot (southern blight)

Sclerotium rolfsii
Athelia rolfsii [teleomorph]

Superelongation

Sphaceloma manihoticola
Elsinoë brasiliensis [teleomorph]

Verticillium root and stem rot Verticillium dahliae
White leaf spot Phaeoramularia manihotis

Oomycete diseases[edit]

Oomycete diseases
Phytophthora root rot

Phytophthora cryptogea
Phytophthora drechsleri
Phytophthora erythroseptica
Phytophthora nicotianae var. parasitica

Pythium root rot Pythium spp.

Miscellaneous diseases and disorders[edit]

Miscellaneous diseases and disorders
Post-harvest root rot Physiologic and pathogenic deteriorations
Root smallpox disease Microbial rotting after feeding by Cyrtomenus bergi

Viral and Phytoplasma[edit]

Viral and mycoplasmalike organism [MLO] diseases
African cassava mosaic African cassava mosaic virus
Antholysis Phytoplasma
Cassava brown streak disease[1]
Cassava common mosaic Cassava common mosaic virus
Cassava frogskin Phytoreolike virus (probably)
Cassava green mottle Cassava green mottle virus
Cassava symptomless infections Cassava American latent virus

Cassava Ivorian bacilliform virus

Cassava vein mosaic Cassava vein mosaic virus
Indian cassava mosaic Indian cassava mosaic virus
Witches' broom Phytoplasma

References[edit]

  1. ^ UN warns of staple crop virus 'epidemic'

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