EPPO Global Database

Ditylenchus destructor(DITYDE)


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
Solanum tuberosum (SOLTU) Major host
Allium sativum (ALLSA) Host
Beta vulgaris (BEAVX) Host
Codonopsis pilosula (CDWPI) Host
* Ni C, Zhang S, Li H, Liu Y, Li W, Xu X, Xu Z (2020) First report of potato rot nematode, Ditylenchus destructor Thorne, 1945 infecting Codonopsis pilosula in Gansu province, China. Journal of Nematology 31;52:e2020-87.
Crocus (1CVOG) Host
Dahlia hybrids (DAHHY) Host
Daucus carota subsp. sativus (DAUCS) Host
Gladiolus (1GLAG) Host
Gladiolus hybrids (GLAHY) Host
Hyacinthus (1HYAG) Host
Ipomoea batatas (IPOBA) Host
* Fan W, Wei Z, Zhang M, Ma P, Liu G, Zheng J, Guo X, Zhang P (2015) Resistance to Ditylenchus destructor infection in sweet potato by the expression of small interfering RNAs targeting unc-15, a movement-related gene. Phytopathology 105(11), 1458-1465.
Iris x hollandica (IRIHO) Host
Tigridia pavonia (TIGPA) Host
Trifolium (1TRFG) Host
Tulipa hybrids (TULHY) Host
Zea mays (ZEAMX) Host
* Pan F, Li F, Mao Y, Liu D, Chen A, Zhao D, Hu Y (2021) First detection of Ditylenchus destructor parasitizing maize in Northeast China. Life 11, 1303. https://doi.org/10.3390/life11121303
------- Affected maize plants were stunted. Host status confirmed by inoculation experiments.