EPPO Global Database

Heterodera zeae(HETDZE)


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
Zea mays (ZEAMX) Major host
* Koshy PK, Swarup G, Sethi CI (1970) Heterodera zeae n.sp. (Nematoda: Heteroderidae), a cyst forming species on Zea mays. Nematologica 16, 511-516.
Avena sativa (AVESA) Host
Hordeum vulgare (HORVX) Host
Oryza sativa (ORYSA) Host
Poaceae (1GRAF) Host
Setaria italica (SETIT) Host
Sorghum bicolor (SORVU) Host
Sorghum x drummondii (SORSU) Host
Triticum aestivum (TRZAX) Host
* Asghari R, Pourjam E, Heydari R, Tanha Maafi Z, Latifi AM (2013) First report of corn cyst nematode, Heterodera zeae in Afghanistan. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 8, 93-96.
Zea mexicana (EUHME) Host