EPPO Global Database

Phyllachora maydis(PHYRMA)

Distribution details in United States of America (Pennsylvania)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2021
EPPO Reporting Service (2021/250) : first reported from Georgia, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, and Pennsylvania.
* 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
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Mexico Present, no details view...