Eradication of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. poinsettiicola in Austria
As reported in EPPO RS 2008/126, Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. poinsettiicola (EPPO Alert List) was detected for the first time in Austria in September 2007. The disease was observed on potted plants of Euphorbia pulcherrima in one commercial nursery in Kärnten (Carinthia), Southern Austria. The NPPO of Austria informed the EPPO Secretariat that the affected plant lot was completely destroyed and no other outbreak was found. Therefore, the disease is now considered eradicated.
The pest status of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. poinsettiicola in Austria is officially declared as: Absent, eradicated.
NPPO of Austria, 2008-08.