EPPO Global Database

Cyperus esculentus(CYPES)

Pests

Organism Type
Elasmopalpus lignosellus (ELASLI) Host
* Gill HK, Capinera JL, McSorley R (2017) Featured Creatures. Lesser cornstalk borer. Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller) (Insecta: lepidoptera: Pyralidae). University of Florida (US). http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/field/lesser_cornstalk_borer.htm

* Sandhu HS (2010) Biology and cultural control of lesser cornstalk borer on sugarcane. PhD thesis. University of Florida. https://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/UF/E0/04/14/72/00001/sandhu_h.pdf
Haplaxius crudus (MYNDCR) Host
* Tsai JH, Kirsch OH (1978) Bionomics of Haplaxius crudus (Homoptera: Cixiidae). Environmental Entomology 7(2), 305-308.
------- Nymph host.
Impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV00) Host
* Martínez-Ochoa N, Mullis SW, Csinos AS, Webster TM (2004) First report of yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) and purple nutsedge (C. rotundus) in Georgia naturally infected with Impatiens necrotic spot virus. Plant Disease 88(7), p 771.
Opogona sacchari (as Cyperus) (OPOGSC) Host
* van der Gaag DJ, van der Straten M, Ramel JM, Baufeld P , Schrader G (2013) Pest Risk Analysis for Opogona sacchari. Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority. 48 pp. Available at https://pra.eppo.int/pra/2823b66f-ce73-48eb-8272-082124412092.
------- intercepted in consignments of plants for planting.
Spodoptera frugiperda (LAPHFR) Host
* Montezano DG, Specht A, Sosa-Gómez DR, Roque-Specht VF, Sousa-Silva JC, Paula-Moraes SV, Peterson JA, Hunt T (2018) Host plants of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Americas. African Entomology 26, 286-300.
Tetranychus evansi (TETREV) Host
* Aucejo S, Foo M, Gimeno E, Gomez-Cadenas A, Monfort R, Obiol F, Prades E, Ramis M, Ripolles JL, Tirado V, Zaragoza L, Jacas JA, Martinez-Ferrer MT (2003) Management of Tetranychus urticae in citrus in Spain: acarofauna associated to weeds. Bulletin OILB/SROP, 26: 213-220.
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV00) Host
* Parrella G, Gognalons P, Gebre-Selassie K, Vovlas C, Marchoux G (2003) An update of the host range of tomato spotted wilt virus. Journal of Plant Pathology 85(4), 227-264.
------- Confirmed host.
Meloidogyne graminicola (MELGGC) Wild/Weed
* de Lourdes Mendes M, Dickson DW, Crow WT (2020) Yellow and purple nutsedge and coffee senna as hosts of common plant nematodes in Florida. .Journal of Nematology, 52, 1-9.doi:10.21307/jofnem-2020-094.
------- confirmed host in experiments
Nephotettix nigropictus (NEPHNI) Wild/Weed
Nephotettix virescens (NEPHIM) Wild/Weed