EPPO Global Database

Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis(CORBMI)

Distribution details in Uruguay

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1981
From CABI Disease map 026 (2009): Present, widespread
From NPPO: Present, widespread
Comments
According to Croce et al. (2016), it was first reported in 1981 but remained a sporadic disease (in field and protected tomato crops) for many years. In recent years, severe outbreaks occurred causing substantial economic losses to growers in the two major tomato-growing areas.
References
* Croce V, Pianzzola MJ, Durand K, Gonzalez-Arcos M, Jacques MA, Siri MI (2016) Multilocus sequence typing reveals high variability among Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis strains affecting tomato crops in Uruguay. European Journal of Plant Pathology 144(1), 1-13.

* NPPO of Uruguay (1993).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Argentina Present, no details view...
Brazil Present, no details view...
Brazil Pernambuco Present, no details view...
Brazil Sao Paulo Present, no details view...