EPPO Global Database

Monosporascus cannonballus(MSPSCB)

Distribution details in Iran

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
* Salari M, Panjehkeh N, Nasirpoor Z, Abkhoo J (2013) Reaction of melon (Cucumis melo L.) cultivars to Monosporascus cannonballus (Pollack & Uecker) and their effect on total phenol, total protein and preoxidase activities. Journal of Phytopathology 161(5), 363-368.
------- Causing serious problems in melon production in Sistan region (annual crop losses of 10-30%).

* Sarpeleh A (2008) The role of Monosporascus cannonballus in melon collapse in Iran. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 3, 162-164.
-------- First record - samples had been collected from melon crops in 2001/2002 in hot and arid regions of Iran (Garmsar, Ivankey, Zahedan and Kashan).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iraq Present, no details view...
Pakistan Absent, invalid record view...