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Bipolaris maydis(COCHHE)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: COCHHE
  • Preferred name: Bipolaris maydis
  • Authority: (Nisikado & Miyake) Shoemaker

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cochliobolus heterostrophus (Drechsler) Drechsler
Drechslera maydis (Nisikado) Subramaniam & Jain
Helminthosporium maydis Nisikado
Ophiobolus heterostrophus Drechsler

Common names
Name Language
Blattfleckenkrankheit: Mais German
leaf blotch of maize English
leaf spot of maize English
seedling blight of maize English
southern corn leaf blight English
southern leaf blight of maize English
southern leaf spot of maize English
mancha de la hoja del maíz Spanish
helminthosporiose du maïs French
Kingdom Fungi ( 1FUNGK )
Phylum Ascomycota ( 1ASCOP )
Subphylum Pezizomycotina ( 1PEZIQ )
Class Dothideomycetes ( 1DOTHC )
Subclass Pleosporomycetidae ( 1PLEOL )
Order Pleosporales ( 1PLEOO )
Family Pleosporaceae ( 1PLEOF )
Genus Bipolaris ( 1BIPOG )
Species Bipolaris maydis ( COCHHE )