EPPO Global Database

Pyricularia oryzae(PYRIOR)

Distribution details in Zambia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 051 (1981): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/228) : Magnaporthe oryzae pathotype triticum first observed on wheat (Triticum aestivum) grown in experimental plots and in 5 farmers’ fields in Mpika district of Muchinga Province during the 2017–2018 rainy season
* Tembo B, Mulenga RM, Sichilima S, M’siska KK, Mwale M, Chikoti PC, Singh PK, He X, Pedley KF, Peterson GL, Singh RP, Braun HJ (2020) Detection and characterization of fungus (Magnaporthe oryzae pathotype Triticum) causing wheat blast disease on rain-fed grown wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in Zambia. PLoS ONE 15(9), e0238724. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238724
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Angola Present, no details view...
Malawi Present, no details view...
Mozambique Present, no details view...
Tanzania Present, no details view...
Zimbabwe Present, no details view...