Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi is present in Syria
Studies were carried in Syria on the incidence of Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) in peas. Results showed that the disease is widespread in the coastal area (75-100% of pea plants were infected with a severity of 50-75%), and less important in the internal region (25-40% infection and 5-25% severity). The EPPO Secretariat had previously no data on the occurrence of Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi in Syria.
El-Ahmed, A.; Hamwieh, A.; Dibs, B.; Makkouk, K.M. (1997) Bacterial blight of pea Pisum sativum caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi in Syria.
Abstract of a paper presented at the 6th Arab Congress of Plant Protection , 1997-10-27/31, Beirut (LB), p 320.