List of date palm diseases

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This article is a list of diseases of date palms (Phoenix dactylifera).

Fungal diseases[edit]

Inflorescence Pink rot (Serratia marcescens)
Fungal diseases
Bayoud (Fusariose) Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. albedinis
Belaat Phytophthora sp.
Bending head

Ceratocystis paradoxa
Chalara paradoxa [anamorph]
= Thielaviopsis paradoxa
Lasiodiplodia theobromae
= Botryodiplodia theobromae

Black leaf spot[citation needed] Chaetosphaeropsis sp.
Black scorch

Ceratocystis paradoxa
Chalara paradoxa [anamorph]

Diplodia disease

Diplodia phoenicum
Lasiodiplodia theobromae
= Diplodia natalensis

Fruit rots

Alternaria spp.
Aspergillus spp.
Fusarium spp.
Penicillium spp., etc.

Graphiola leaf spot Graphiola phoenicis
Inflorescence rot

Diplodia spp.
Fusarium spp.
hielaviopsis spp.

Khamedj Mauginiella scaettae
Leaf dieback Alternaria sp.
Omphalia root rot Omphalia tralucida

Omphalia pigmentata

Pestalotia leaf spot

Pestalotiopsis palmarum
= Pestalotia palmarum

Taches brunes (brown leaf spot)

Mycosphaerella tassiana
Cladosporium herbarum [anamorph]

Terminal bud rot

Ceratocystis paradoxa
Chalara paradoxa [anamorph]

Wilt of fruit bunches

Fusarium moniliforme

Nematodes, parasitic[edit]

Nematodes, parasitic
Root knot

Meloidogyne arenaria
Meloidogyne hapla
Meloidogyne incognita
Meloidogyne javanica

Root lesion

Pratylenchus penetrans

|- Inflorescence Pink rot (Serratia marcescens)

Insects, parasitic[edit]

"Large" Red Palm Weevil, "Picudo rojo" (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus)

The date stone beetle or button beetle (Coccotrypes dactyliperda) is an insect belonging to the bark beetles (Scolytinae). It feeds on and spends part of its life cycle in dates, the fruits of the date palm