EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 07 - 1999 Num. article: 1999/117

Result of the 1998 potato survey in Ireland

In Ireland, surveys on Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus and Ralstonia solanacearum (both EPPO A2 quarantine pests) were carried out in 1998. 236 samples of seed potatoes and 215 samples of ware potatoes were tested in the laboratory for each bacterium. More than 500 visual checks were also done on seed potato samples. All results were negative.


NPPO of Ireland, 1999-06.