EPPO Global Database

Pseudocercospora fijiensis(MYCOFI)

Distribution details in Brazil (Sao Paulo)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 500 (2003): Present, no details
According to Castelan et al. (2012), Black Sigatoka was introducted in 2004 in Sao Paulo state and is still in expansion.
* Campos Nogueira, E. M. de (2000) Summa Phytopathologica 26 (1), 156-158.
------- CABI indicated in 2004 that this record should be considered doubtful.

* Castelan FP, Saraiva LA, Lange F, de Lapeyre de Bellaire L, Cordenunsi BR, Chillet M (2012) Effects of black leaf streak disease and Sigatoka disease on fruit quality and maturation process of bananas producted in the subtropical conditions of southern Brazil. Crop Protection 35, 127-313.

* Ferrari, JT, de C. Nogueira EM, Gasparotto L, Hanada RE, Louzeiro IM (2005) [Occurrence of black Sigatoka of banana plantain in Sao Paulo state]. Arq. Inst. Biol., São Paulo 72(1),133-134 (in Portuguese).
------- In June 2004, black Sigatoka was observed at Miracatu, São Paulo State, on cvs Galil 7, Galil 18 and Nam plaintain.

* Storrer RS, Costa MVCG (2009) [Sigatoka negra in culture of banana]. Proceedings of the VIII Congresso de Iniciaçao Cientifica (Ourinhos, BR, 2009-11-09/13), 16 pp (in Portuguese).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bolivia Present, no details view...
Colombia Present, no details view...
French Guiana Present, no details view...
Guyana Present, no details view...
Peru Present, no details view...
Suriname Absent, unreliable record view...
Venezuela Present, no details view...