EPPO Distribution List for Glomerella gossypii
Due to the new record of Glomerella gossypii (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) from Shanghai, China, the distribution list of this quarantine pest needs to be modified.
EPPO Distribution List: Glomerella gossypii
G. gossypii, which is probably indigenous to America, now occurs in most cotton-growing areas throughout the world but tends to be localized in the higher rainfall areas.
EPPO region: Locally established in Romania; reported from but not established in Bulgaria, Italy, Russia, Spain and Tunisia.
Asia: Widespread in south-east Asia but not present in the Near East. Bangladesh, China, Taiwan. The organism has been recorded from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, but is not established there.
Africa: Widespread south of the Sahara. C“te d'Ivoire, South Africa and Zimbabwe. The organism has been recorded from Tunisia, but is not established there.
North America: Mexico, USA (general in south-eastern and Gulf States to eastern Texas and Oklahoma; also Hawaii, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee).
Central America and Caribbean: Widespread. Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago.
South America: Widespread. Colletotrichum gossypii var. cephalosporioides reported at least from Brazil and Paraguay. Further records from Ecuador and Guyana.
Oceania: Australia (not present in Queensland), Guam.
This distribution list replaces all previous published EPPO Distribution Lists on Glomerella gossypii!
EPPO Secretariat, Paris (1994-03)