EPPO Global Database

Moniliophthora perniciosa(CRNPPE)

Distribution details in Brazil (Minas Gerais)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1995
From CABI Disease map 037 (2002): Present, no details
Found in 1995 on Solanum cernuum, not on cocoa (not grown in the area). Possibly indigenous (Evans & Barreto, Mycologist 10, 58-61).
* Artero AS, Silva JQ, Albuquerque PSB, Bressan EA, Leal Jr GA, Sebbenn AM, Griffith GW, Figueira A (2017) Spatial genetic structure and dispersal of the cacao pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa in the Brazilian Amazon. Plant Pathology 66, 912-923.

* Evans, H. C.; Barreto, R. W. (1996) Mycologist 10, 58-61.

* Patrocinio NGRB, Ceresini PC, Gomes LIS, Resende MLV, Mizubuti ESG, Gramacho KP (2017) Population structure and migration of the witches' broom pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa from cacao and cultivated and wild solanaceous hosts in southeastern Brazil. Plant Pathology 66, 900-911.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bolivia Present, no details view...
Colombia Present, no details view...
Guyana Present, restricted distribution view...
Peru Present, no details view...
Suriname Present, restricted distribution view...
Venezuela Present, no details view...