EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2005 Num. article: 2005/167

Incursion of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. dieffenbachiae in Germany

In August 2004, the presence of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. diffenbachiae (EPPO A2 list) was detected on symptomatic Anthurium at 1 site producing and selling plants. All infected plants were destroyed and the premises disinfected. This is the first time an incursion of X. axonopodis pv. dieffenbachiae is reported from Germany.


Moltmann E (2005) [Bacterial disease Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. dieffenbachiae of Anthurium sp.]
Nachrichtenblatt des Deutschen Pflanzenschutzdienstes 57(6), 134-136.