EPPO Global Database

Phyllachora maydis(PHYRMA)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2023: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2015
First found in 2015 (in Illinois and Indiana) and then in other states.
EPPO Reporting Service (2016/016) : in Illinois and Indiana.
EPPO Reporting Service (2021/230) : Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin.
EPPO Reporting Service (2021/250) : reported from Georgia, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, and Pennsylvania.
EPPO Reporting Service (2023/001) : reported from in Kansas.
EPPO Reporting Service (2023/129) : confirmed in the Great Plains (Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota).
* Collins AA, Bandara AY, May SR, Weerasooriya DK, Esker PD (2021) First report of tar spot of maize (Zea mays) caused by Phyllachora maydis in Pennsylvania. Plant Disease 105(8), 2244. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-20-2456-PDN

* Dalla Lana F, Plewa DE, Phillippi ES, Garzonio D, Hesterman R, Kleczewski NM, Paul PA (2019) First report of tar spot of maize (Zea mays), caused by Phyllachora maydis, in Ohio. Plant Disease 103(7), p 1780. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-19-0070-PDN

* Kleczewski NM, Plewa DE, Bissonnette KM, Bowman ND, Byrne JM, LaForest J, Dalla-Lana F, Malvick DK, Mueller DS, Chilvers MI, Paul PA (2020) Documenting the establishment, spread, and severity of Phyllachora maydis on corn, in the United States. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 11(1), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmaa012

* Malvick DK, Plewa DE, Lara D, Kleczewski NM, Floyd CM, Arenz BE (2020) First report of tar spot of corn caused by Phyllachora maydis in Minnesota. Plant Disease 104(6), p 1865. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-19-2167-PDN

* McCoy AG, Romberg MK, Zaworski ER, Robertson AE, Phibbs A, Hudelson BD, Smith DL, Beiriger RL, Raid RN, Byrne JM, Chilvers MI (2018) First report of tar spot on corn (Zea mays) caused by Phyllachora maydis in Florida, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Plant Disease 102(9), p.1851. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-18-0271-PDN

* Moura RD, Broderick K, Shires M, Andersen Onofre K, De Wolf E, Jackson-Ziems TA, Borba Onofre R (2023) First report of tar spot on corn caused by Phyllachora maydis in the Great Plains. Plant Disease 107(7), 2522. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-23-0183-PDN
-------Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota.

* Ruhl G, Romberg MK, Bissonnette S, Plewa D, Creswell T, Wise KA (2016) First report of tar spot on corn caused by Phyllachora maydis in the United States. Plant Disease 100(7), 1496-1497. https://10.1094/PDIS-12-15-1506-PDN

* Valle-Torres J, Ross TJ, Plewa D, Avellaneda MC, Check J, Chilvers MI, Cruz AP, Dalla Lana F, Groves C, Gongora-Canul C, Henriquez-Dole L, Jamann T, Kleczewski N, Lipps S, Malvick D, McCoy AG, Mueller DS, Paul PA, Puerto C, Schloemer C, Raid RN, Robertson A, Roggenkamp EM, Smith DL, Telenko DEP, Cruz CD (2020) Tar spot: An understudied disease threatening corn production in the Americas. Plant Disease 104(10), 2541-2550.

* Wise KA, Telenko DEP, Shim S, Goodnight KM, Kennedy BS, Anderson N (2023) First report of tar spot on corn caused by Phyllachora maydis in Kentucky. Plant Disease 107(early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-23-0172-PDN
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Mexico Present, no details view...