Globodera pallida and G. rostochiensis not present in Yugoslavia (YU)
Globodera pallida and G. rostochiensis (EPPO A2 quarantine pests) are reported not present in former Yugoslavia despite information published in earlier EPPO Publications (e.g. EPPO Publications Series B No.65, of 1970). The earlier reports of the presence of potato cyst nematodes in the country were most probably based on a misidentification of G. achilleae. This information is backed by a survey carried out in 1989/1991 at 64 potato-growing locations, by Krnjaic ; Krnjaic (1991), who declare in strong terms that these nematodes do not occur in Yugoslavia. In consequence, the ;EPPO record in "Quarantine Pests for Europe" can be considered erroneous.
Additionally EPPO has received notifications from the Plant Protection Services of Slovenia and Croatia that potato cyst nematodes are not present in their countries.
Plant Protection Service of Croatia ;(1993-12)
Plant Protection Service of Slovenia (1993-11)
Krnjaic, D.; Krnjaic, S. (1991) Investigation on presence of potato nematodes in Yugoslavia.
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