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Phytophthora colocasiae(PHYTOO)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: PHYTOO
  • Preferred name: Phytophthora colocasiae
  • Authority: Raciborski

Common names
Name Language
blight of dasheen English
blight of taro English
leaf blight of Colocasia English
leaf blight of taro English
Kingdom Chromista ( 1CHROK )
Phylum Pseudofungi ( 1PSDFP )
Class Oomycetes ( 1OOMYC )
Order Peronosporales ( 1PEROO )
Family Peronosporaceae ( 1PEROF )
Genus Phytophthora ( 1PHYTG )
Species Phytophthora colocasiae ( PHYTOO )