First report of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus in Austria
Potato ringrot (Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus – EPPO A2 quarantine pest) is reported for the first time from Austria. The disease was observed at one producer of seed potatoes in Lower Austria on the potato cultivars Agata, Impala and Ukama of the 2000 harvest. The Austrian authorities immediately took measures according to EU Directive 93/58/EEC to eradicate the disease. The situation of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus in Austria can be described as follows: Present: found at one location in Lower Austria, under eradication.
NPPO of Austria, 2001-06.