EPPO Global Database

Sorghum bicolor(SORVU)

Pests

Organism Type
Barley stripe mosaic virus (BSMV00) Experimental
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (as Sorghum) (PHMPOM) Experimental
* Lyda SD, 1978. Ecology of Phymatotrichum omnivorum. Annual Review of Phytopathology, 16, 193–209. Available
online: http://annurev.py.16.090178.001205
------- considered immune in fields, but can be infected in laboratory conditions.
Radopholus similis (RADOSI) Experimental
Atherigona oryzae (ATHEOZ) Host
Atherigona oryzae (as Sorghum) (ATHEOZ) Host
Atherigona reversura (ATHERE) Host
* Pont AC, Magpayo FR (1995) Muscid shoot-flies of the Philippine Islands (Diptera, Muscidae, genus Atherigona Rondani). Bulletin of Entomological Research, Supplement 3, 1–123.
Bagrada hilaris (as Sorghum) (BAGRHI) Host
Busseola fusca (as Sorghum) (BUSSFU) Host
Chilo auricilius (DIATAU) Host
Chilo infuscatellus (DIATIN) Host
Chilo suppressalis (CHILSU) Host
Chloridea virescens (HELIVI) Host
* Ventura MU, Roberto SR, Hoshino AT, Carvalho MG, Hata FT, Genta W (2016) First record of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) damaging table grape bunches. Florida Entomologist 98(2), 783-786.
Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi (DIABUH) Host
* Clark SM, LeDoux DG, Seeno TN, Riley EG, Gilbert AJ, Sullivan JM (2004) Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae, Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication 2, 1-476.
------- Larval host. As Sorghum bicolor and S. vulgare.
Diabrotica virgifera zeae (as Sorghum) (DIABVZ) Host
* Clark SM, LeDoux DG, Seeno TN, Riley EG, Gilbert AJ, Sullivan JM (2004) Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae, Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication 2, 615 pp.
------- Larval host.
Diatraea saccharalis (DIATSA) Host
Diuraphis noxia (BRAYNO) Host
Dysdercus cingulatus (DYSDCI) Host
Elasmopalpus lignosellus (ELASLI) Host
* Cherry R, Wang YG, Nuessly G, Raid R (2013) Effect of planting date and density on insect pests of sweet sorghum grown for biofuel in southern Florida. Journal of Entomological Science 48(1), 52-60.

* Gill HK, Capinera JL, McSorley R (2017) Featured Creatures. Lesser cornstalk borer. Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller) (Insecta: lepidoptera: Pyralidae). University of Florida (US). http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/field/lesser_cornstalk_borer.htm

* Sandhu HS (2010) Biology and cultural control of lesser cornstalk borer on sugarcane. PhD thesis. University of Florida. https://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/UF/E0/04/14/72/00001/sandhu_h.pdf
Eldana saccharina (ELDASA) Host
Erwinia chrysanthemi (ERWICH) Host
Helicoverpa armigera (HELIAR) Host
* Cunningham JP, Zalucki MP (2014) Understanding heliothine (Lepidoptera: Heliothinae) pests: what is a host plant? Journal of Economic Entomology 107, 881–896.
Heterodera zeae (HETDZE) Host
Homalodisca vitripennis (HOMLTR) Host
* Sisterson MS, Brent CS (2022) Nutritional and Physiological Regulation of Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Oogenesis. Journal of Economic Entomology 115(2), 526-538.
Liriomyza sativae (LIRISA) Host
Melanotus communis (MELNCO) Host
Meloidogyne chitwoodi (MELGCH) Host
* O’Bannon JH, Santo GS, Nyczepir AP (1982) Host range of the Columbia root-knot nematode. Plant Disease 66, 1045-1048.
-------- As Sorghum vulgare.
Meloidogyne graminicola (MELGGC) Host
* Rusinque L, Maleita C, Abrantes I, Palomares-Rius JE, Inácio ML (2021) Meloidogyne graminicola - A threat to rice production: review update on distribution, biology, identification, and management. Biology 10, 1163. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10111163
Metamasius hemipterus (METAHE) Host
Mythimna separata (PSEDSE) Host
Ostrinia nubilalis (PYRUNU) Host
Periconia circinata (PERCCI) Host
Peronosclerospora philippinensis (PRSCPH) Host
Phenacoccus solenopsis (PHENSO) Host
Platynota stultana (PLAAST) Host
* Hoover GA, Biddinger DJ (2014) Omnivorous leafroller, Platynota stultana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Penn State Extension Pest Alert. https://ento.psu.edu/files/omnivorous-leafroller/view
Ricania speculum (RICASC) Host
Robbsia andropogonis (PSDMAD) Host
Sesamia calamistis (SESACA) Host
Spodoptera exempta (LAPHEX) Host
Spodoptera ornithogalli (PRODOR) Host
* Brito R, Specht A, Gonçalves GL, Moreira GRP, Carneiro E, Santos FL, Roque-Specht VF, Mielke OHH, Casagrande MM (2019) Spodoptera marima: a new synonym of Spodoptera ornithogalli (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), with notes on adult morphology, host plant use and genetic variation along its geographic range. Neotropical Entomology 48(3), 433-448.

* Capinera JL (2017) Yellowstriped Armyworm, Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida /IFAS Extension, EENY216, 4p. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN37300.pdf

* Coto D, Saunders JL, Vargas-S CL, King ABS (1995) Plagas invertebradas de cultivos tropicales con énfasis em América Central-Um invetário. Turrialba, CATIE, 200 pp.
Spodoptera praefica (PRODPR) Host
* Robinson GS, Ackery PR, Kitching IJ, Beccaloni GW & Hernández LM (2010) HOSTS - A database of the World's lepidopteran hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosts
Stenodiplosis sorghicola (as Sorghum) (CONTSO) Host
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (as Sorghum) (ARGPLE) Host
Trogoderma granarium (TROGGA) Host
Xanthomonas vasicola pv. holcicola (XANTHO) Host
Chilo partellus (CHILZO) Major host
Eoreuma loftini (EORELO) Major host
* Showler AT, Wilson BE, Reagan TE (2012) Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) injury to corn greater than to sorghum and sugarcane under field conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology 105(5), 1597-1602.
Helicoverpa zea (HELIZE) Major host
* Olabimpe O Okosun, Kerry C Allen, James P Glover, Gadi V P Reddy (2021) Biology, Ecology, and Management of Key Sorghum Insect Pests. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 12(1), 4, https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmaa027

* Hardwick DF (1965) The corn earworm complex. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 97, 5–247.
Meloidogyne naasi (MELGNA) Major host
Peronosclerospora sorghi (PRSCSO) Major host
Sesamia cretica (SESACR) Major host
Spodoptera frugiperda (LAPHFR) Major host
* Montezano DG, Specht A, Sosa-Gómez DR, Roque-Specht VF, Sousa-Silva JC, Paula-Moraes SV, Peterson JA, Hunt T (2018) Host plants of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Americas. African Entomology 26, 286-300.
Stenodiplosis sorghicola (CONTSO) Major host