EPPO Global Database

Diatraea saccharalis(DIATSA)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Saccharum officinarum (SACOF) Major host
Poaceae (1GRAF) Wild/Weed
Oryza sativa (ORYSA) Host
Sorghum bicolor (SORVU) Host
* Okosun OO, Allen KC, Glover JP, Reddy GV (2021) Biology, ecology, and management of key sorghum insect pests. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 12(1), 4. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmaa027
Zea mays (ZEAMX) Host