EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 08 - 1995 Num. article: 1995/161

Situation of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria in the Caribbean Basin

Serological studies have been carried out in Florida (US) on different strains of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria (EPPO A2 quarantine pest). These strains have been isolated from tomato and pepper grown in production fields of the following countries: Barbados, Costa Rica, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. According to the EPPO, Secretariat records of X. campestris pv. vesicatoria in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua and US Virgin Islands are new.


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Phytopathology, 84(10), p 1111.
Abstract of a paper presented at the 1994 APS Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, US, 1994-09-06/10.