EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 1997 Num. article: 1997/171

Radopholus similis found under glass in Poland

During a survey carried out in 1993/1995, 39 species of nematodes were identified from 250 samples of propagation material originating in Poland or imported from other countries. Among these, Radopholus similis (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was found on Anthurium grown in Polish glasshouses. According to the EPPO Secretariat this is the first report of this nematode in Poland.


Wolny, S. (1996) Nematodes recorded in plant propagative material.
Progress in Plant Protection, 36(1), 191-195.