Studies on Erwinia amylovora in Turkey
In the east Mediterranean region of Turkey, surveys were carried out in May-October 1990, in apple, quince and loquat orchards, to study the incidence of Erwinia amylovora (EPPO A2 quarantine pest). The results have shown that on apple in the provinces of Adana, Içel and Kahramanmaras, the incidence ratio were respectively 13.14, 6.25 and 2.69 %. In the region of Içel, the incidence of fireblight on quince (Cydonia oblonga) and loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) was respectively 11.76 and 1.16 %. In apple orchards of Gaziantep, and in apple and loquat orchards of Hatay, fireblight was not found.
Tokgönül, S. (1994) [Studies on the fireblight (Erwinia amylovora Barr. Winslow et al.) on apple, quince and loquat in east Mediterranean region of Turkiye]
Bitki Koruma Bülteni, 31 (1-4), 31-38.