TABLE E.2 Index of Plant Diseases

Latin name or Abbreviation

Common Name/Description

Agrobacterium tumefaciens

crown gall bacterium

Cladosporium fulvum

leaf mold fungus


cucumber mosaic virus

Cochliobolus carbonum

leaf spot fungus

Cochliobolus victoriae

victoria blight (oats)

Erisyphe graminis f. sp. hordei

powdery mildew fungus

Erwinia herbicola

bacterial soft rot


ear and stalk rot fungus

Gaeumannomyces graminis

sheath rot fungus

Helminthosporium maydis

southern corn leaf blight and stalk rot fungus

Meloidogyne incognita

root-knot nematode


papaya ringspot virus

Pseudomonas syringae

bacterial leaf blight

Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides

eyespot fungus

Puccinia coronata

crown rust fungus

Puccinia graminis Pers. f. sp. tritici

stem rust (or black rust) fungus

Puccinia recondita Rob. Ex Desm. f. sp. Tritici

leaf rust (or brown rust) fungus

Puccinia striiformis West

stripe rust (or yellow rust) fungus


tobacco mosaic virus


watermelon mosaic virus-2


zucchini yellow mosaic virus

TABLE E.3 Index of Invertebrates, Plant Pests

Latin name or Abbreviation

Common Name

Campoletis sonorensis

parasitoid of corn earworm




water flea

Helicoverpa zea

corn earworm, cotton bollworm

Heliothis virescens F.

tobacco budworm

Macrosiphum euphorbiae

potato aphid

Pectinophora gossypiella

pink bollworm

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