Outbreak of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus in Slovakia
During an official survey conducted in 2013, one outbreak of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (EPPO A2 List) was detected in the village of Jasenov (district of Humenné), Slovakia. In December 2013, the identity of the bacterium was confirmed on ware potatoes (Solanum tuberosum cv. ‘Terka’) in one sample. Official control measures were taken in accordance with the Council Directive 93/85/EEC.
The pest status of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus in Slovakia is officially declared as: Present, only in some areas.
NPPO of Slovakia (2014-02).