EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 1997 Num. article: 1997/112

First report of Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni in France

The French Plant Protection Service has recently informed the EPPO Secretariat that three foci of Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) were discovered in peach orchards in the south-east of France. This is the first report of X. arboricola pv. pruni in France. Further surveys are being conducted on the extent of the contamination.


French Plant Protection Service, 1995-05