EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 2017 Num. article: 2017/019

Ralstonia solanacearum detected again on ware potatoes in Poland

The NPPO of Poland recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of another detection of Ralstonia solanacearum (EPPO A2 List) on potatoes on its territory (see also EPPO RS 2015/001). The bacterium was detected in 2016 in a lot of ware potatoes (Solanum tuberosum cv. ‘Lady Claire’) which had been grown on an area covering approximately 250 ha and located in Nowa Wieś Wyszyńska (district of Chodzieże, Wielkopolskie voivoideship) in Central Western Poland. The infested area was estimated at approximately 22 ha. Phytosanitary measures will be taken to eradicate the disease.
The pest status of Ralstonia solanacearum in Poland is officially declared as: Present, under eradication.


NPPO of Poland (2016-12).