EPPO Distribution List of Erwinia amylovora
Due to the new record for Erwinia amylovora (EPPO A2 quarantine organism) the distribution list for fireblight has to be changed accordingly:
EPPO Distribution List: Erwinia amylovora
EPPO region: Belgium, Bulgaria (Bobev, 1990, personal communication), Cyprus (EPPO Reporting Service 457), Czechoslovakia (Kudela, 1988), Denmark, Egypt (new outbreaks from 1983, following a much earlier outbreak in 1964 - EPPO Reporting Service 467), France (except south-east) (Larue & Vincent, 1990), Germany, Greece (Psallidas, 1990), Ireland (EPPO Reporting Service 472), Israel (EPPO Reporting Service 459, Shabi _et al_., 1990), Italy (Puglia area only - EPPO Reporting Service 511), Lebanon (EPPO Reporting Service 498), Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway (EPPO Reporting Service 471; Sletten, 1990), Poland, Sweden (EPPO Reporting Service 477), Switzerland (isolated incidents, not established - EPPO Reporting Service 506/07; Grim & Vogels„nger, 1989), Turkey (Oktem & Benlioglu, 1988), UK (including Northern Ireland - EPPO Reporting Service 484), USSR (Armenia only, according to EPPO Reporting Service 506/08, but there are also published records in Crimea), Yugoslavia (EPPO Reporting Service 509/14).
Africa: Egypt, Zimbabwe
Asia: China (unconfirmed), Israel (EPPO country), Lebanon (potential EPPO country), Korea Republic (unconfirmed), Saudi Arabia (unconfirmed), Turkey (EPPO country), Vietnam (unconfirmed), India (Papdiwal & Deshpande, 1978; on rose and therefore dubious). The record in Japan cited in the first edition of the EPPO data sheet (OEPP/EPPO, 1983) is an error.
North America: Bermuda, Mexico, USA, Canada.
Central America and Caribbean: Guatemala (unconfirmed), Haiti.
South America: Colombia (unconfirmed). The record in Chile cited in the first edition of the EPPO data sheet (OEPP/EPPO, 1983) is an error.
Oceania: New Zealand.
This distribution list replaces all previously published EPPO distribution lists for E. amylovora!
EPPO Secretariat, Paris (1992-06)