EPPO Global Database

Pyricularia oryzae(PYRIOR)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Oryza sativa (ORYSA) Major host
Triticum aestivum (TRZAX) Major host
* Goulart A, Paiva F, Mesquita N (1992) Perdasentrigo (Triticum aestivum) causadas por Pyricularia oryzae. Fitopatol Bras. 17:115–7.

* Islam MT, Croll D, Gladieux P et al. (2016) Emergence of wheat blast in Bangladesh was caused by a South American lineage of Magnaporthe oryzae . BMC Biol 14, 84. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12915-016-0309-7
Hakonechloa macra (HKNMA) Host
Lolium perenne (LOLPE) Host
* Milazzo J, Pordel A, Ravel S, Tharreau D (2019) First Scientific Report of Pyricularia oryzae Causing Gray Leaf Spot Disease on Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne) in France. Plant Disease 2019 103:5, 1024-1024. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-18-1545-PDN
------- confirmed host
Musa (1MUBG) Host
Poaceae (1GRAF) Host
Schedonorus arundinaceus (FESAR) Host
* Russell TR, Kaminski JE, Dernoeden PH (2019) First report of Magnaporthe oryzae causing gray leaf spot on tall fescue in Delaware and Maryland. Plant Disease 103(11), p 2966.
Setaria italica (SETIT) Host
* Pordel A, Tharreau D, Cros-Arteil S, Shams E, Moumeni A, Mirzadi Gohari A, Javan-Nikkhah M (2018) Pyricularia oryzae causing blast on foxtail millet in Iran. Plant Disease 102(9), p 1853.
Sorghum halepense (SORHA) Host
* Pordel A, Tharreau D, Ghorbani G, Javan-Nikkhah M (2020) First Report of Pyricularia oryzae causing blast on Sorghum halepense (Johnson Grass) in Iran. Plant Disease 104(11), 3061
Triticum (1TRZG) Host
Zea mays (ZEAMX) Host