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Diseases of Chickpea
(Cicer arietinum L.)

Y. L. Nene and V. K. Sheila, primary collators (last updated 6/25/96)

Acrophialophora wilt
Acrophialophora fusispora (Saksena) M.B. Ellis
Alternaria blight
Alternaria alternata (Fr.:Fr.) Keissl.
Alternaria tenuissima (Kunze:Fr.) Wiltshire
Aphanomyces root rot
Aphanomyces euteiches Drechs.
Ascochyta blight
Ascochyta rabiei (Passerini) Labrousse
(races 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
(teleomorph: Mycosphaerella rabiei Kovachevski
= Didymella rabiei (Kovachevski) v. Arx)
Bacterial blight
Xanthomonas campestris pv. cassiae (Kulkarni, Patel & Dhande) Dye
Bacterial leaf spot
Pseudomonas andropogonis (Smith) Stapp
Black root rot
Fusarium solani (Mart.) Sacc.
Black streak root rot
Thielaviopsis basicola (Berk. & Broome) Ferraris
Botrytis gray mold
Botrytis cinerea Pers.:Fr.
Broomrape
Orobanche crenata Forsk.
Bushy stunt
Chickpea bushy stunt virus
Chlorosis
Iron deficiency
Collar rot
Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc.
(teleomorph: Athelia rolfsii (Curzi) Tu & Kimbrough
= Corticium rolfsii Curzi)
Colletotrichum blight
Colletotrichum capsici (Syd.) E.J. Butler & Bisby
Colletotrichum dematium (Pers.) Grove
Cylindrocladium root rot
Cylindrocladium clavatum C.S. Hodges & L.C. May
Damping-off
Pythium debaryanum Hesse
Pythium irregulare Buisman
Pythium ultimum Trow
Distortion mosaic
Chickpea distortion mosaic virus
Dodder
Cuscuta hyalina Roth.
Downy mildew
Peronospora sp.
Dry root rot
Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goidanich
(= Rhizoctonia bataticola (Taubenhaus) E.J. Butler)
Filiform
Chickpea filiform virus
Foot rot
Phacidiopycnis padwickii (Kheswalla) B. Sutton
(= Operculella padwickii Kheswalla)
Fusarium root rot
Fusarium acuminatum Ellis & Everh.
Fusarium arthrosporioides Sherb.
Fusarium avenaceum (Corda:Fr.) Sacc.
Fusarium equiseti (Corda) Sacc.
Fusarium solani (Mart.) Sacc. f. sp. Eumartii (C. Carpenter)
    W.C. Snyder & H.N. Hans.
(= Fusarium eumartii Carpenter)
Fusarium wilt
Fusarium oxysporum Schlechtend.: Fr. f. sp. ciceris (Padwick) Matuo & K. Sato
(races 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
Mosaic
Alfalfa mosaic virus
Myrothecium leaf spot
Myrothecium roridum Tode:Fr.
Mystrosporium leaf spot
Mystrosporium sp.
Narrow leaf
Bean yellow mosaic virus
Necrosis
Lettuce necrotic yellows virus
Pea streak virus

Nematodes (parasitic):

Dirty root (reniform nematode)
Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford & Oliveira
Pearly root (cyst nematode)
Heterodera ciceri Vovlos, Greco & Di Vito
Heterodera rosii Duggan & Brennan
Root-knot (root-knot nematode)
Meloidogyne arenaria (Neal) Chitwood
Meloidogyne artiellia Franklin
Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid & White) Chitwood
Meloidogyne javanica (Treub) Chitwood
Root lesion (root lesion nematode)
Pratylenchus brachyurus (Godfrey) Goodey
Pratylenchus thornei Sher & Allen
Neocosmospora root rot
Neocosmospora vasinfecta E.F. Smith
Ozonium collar rot
Ozonium texanum D.C. Neal & R.E. Webster var. parasiticum Thirumalachar
Phoma blight
Phoma medicaginis Malbr. & Roum.
Phyllody
Mycoplasma-like organism
Phytophthora root rot
Phytophthora citrophthora (R.E. Sm. & E.H. Sm.) Leonian
Phytophthora cryptogea Pethybr. & Lafferty
Phytophthora drechsleri Tucker
Phytophthora megasperma Drechsler
Pleospora leaf spot
Pleospora herbarum (Pers.:Fr.) Rabenh.
(anamorph: Stemphylium herbarum Simmons)
Powdery mildew
Leveillula taurica (Lév.) Arnaud
(anamorph: Oidiopsis taurica (Lév.) Salmon)
Erysiphe sp.
Proliferation
Cucumber mosaic virus
Rust
Uromyces ciceris-arietini Jacz. in Boyer & Jacz.
Uromyces striatus J. Schröt
Sclerotinia stem rot
Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary
Sclerotinia trifoliorum Eriksson
Scopulariopsis leaf spot
Scopulariopsis brevicaulis (Sacc.) Bainer
Seedling or seed rot
Aspergillus flavus Link:Fr.
Trichothecium roseum (Pers.:Fr.) Link
Stemphylium blight
Stemphylium sarciniforme (Cavara) Wiltshire
Stunt
Bean (pea) leaf roll virus
Trichoderma foot rot
Trichoderma harzianum Rifai
Verticillium wilt
Verticillium albo-atrum Reinke & Berthier
Verticillium dahliae Kleb.
Wet root rot
Rhizoctonia solani Kühn
Yellowing
Pea enation mosaic virus