EPPO Global Database

Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus(CORBSE)

Distribution details in Bulgaria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2005
From NPPO: Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2004/077) : negative results from surveys in 2001/2003.

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/158) : first report in 2005, a few cases in both seed and ware potatoes.

Outbreaks are located in the regions of Sofia, Pernik, Kyustendil, Pazardjik and Blagoevgrad, which are the main potato production areas (Tomalieva, 2009).
References
* NPPO of Bulgaria (2004-05, 2006-09).

* Tomalieva M (2009) Plant health control of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus in Bulgaria. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 39(1), 74-75.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Kriti Present, widespread view...
Greece Present, restricted distribution view...
Romania Present, restricted distribution view...
Turkey Present, few occurrences view...