EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 2006 Num. article: 2006/119

First report of Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni in Switzerland

Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni (EPPO A2 list) was reported for the first time in Switzerland in 2005. It was found in 1 apricot orchard (Prunus armeniaca cvs. ‘Orange red’, ‘Jumbo Cot’) and in 2 Japanese plum orchards (Prunus salicina cvs. ‘Green Sun’, ‘TC Sun’) near Martigny, in the Valais canton.
The situation of Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni in Switzerland can be described as follows: Present, first found in 2005 in 3 orchards, in Valais canton.


Stäubli A, Mayor JP (2006) Faits marquants dans la recherche à Changins. Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni. Revue Suisse de Viticulture Arboriculture Horticulture 38(3), 195-202.

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