EPPO Global Database

Phyllachora maydis(PHYRMA)

Distribution details in United States of America (Kentucky)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2023: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2021
EPPO Reporting Service (2021/250) : first reported from Georgia, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, and Pennsylvania.
* University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (2021-09-20) Tar spot found in Kentucky corn by K Pratt. https://news.ca.uky.edu/article/tar-spot-found-kentucky-corn

* 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...