Harpophora maydis (late wilt of maize )
Harpophora maydis
late wilt of maize
Cephalosporium maydis, Gaeumannomyces graminis var. tritic, Ophiobolus graminis var. tritici; Magnaporthiopsis maydis
Egypt, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Span. Reported but not confirmed in Kenya and Romania
Not known to occur
Brazil, other S. American countries
Corn. (Cotton and lupine maybe secondary hosts.)
The organism can be easily moved in shipments that contain either infested soil or seed. Listed as Magnaporthiopsis maydis in Brazil and other S. American countries.