EPPO Global Database

Plectosphaerella melonis(ACRECU)

Distribution details in China

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2013
First found in May 2013 in melon (Cucumis melo var. chinensis cv. 'Pangalo') in commercial greenhouses in Xinmin City. Also found in Fuxin and Shenyang Cities (Liaoning province).
* Xu J, Qin PW, Xu XD, Hu L, Wang LJ, Jiang Y, Cao YY (2015) First report of melon collapse caused by Acremonium cucurbitacearum in China. Plant Disease 99(8) p 1184.
------- First record in Liaoning province.