EPPO Global Database

Clavibacter sepedonicus(CORBSE)

Distribution details in Finland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, under eradication (2018-06)
From CABI Disease map 020 (2006): Present, no details
Occurs occasionally but is always subjected to eradication measures.

EPPO Reporting Service (1999/055) : results for the 1997 harvest were that ring rot was found on 68 samples of ware potatoes out of 1905 tested. None were found in 1443 samples of seed potatoes. Concerning imported potatoes, 2 positive results were obtained for industrial potatoes from Sweden (out of 262 samples tested).

EPPO Reporting Service (2001/044) : in a specialized seed-potato farm on which ring rot has never been found, one tuber, grown from a seed-potato lot originating in Germany, was found infected in 2000.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/044) : found at four ware potato farms. Subject to eradication measures under EU Directive 93/58

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/101) : detected in 2 samples collected from 2 ware potato fields during the 2011 national survey, under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/099) : detected in ware potatoes on 2 farms, under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/073) : from January to May 2014, it was detected on ware potatoes (Solanum tuberosum cvs. ‘Gala’, ‘Van Gogh’, ‘Lady Felicia’, ‘Melody’, ‘Mathilda’) on 4 farms. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/120) : found in ware potatoes (Solanum tuberosum cvs. ‘Asterix’ and ‘Annabelle’) in 2 farms. Under eradication.

From NPPO (2018-06): found in ware potatoes (Solanum tuberosum cv. ‘Melody’) in 1 farm (total area of the infested field is 22,35 ha). Under eradication.
* APPPC (1972) Quarterly Newsletter, FAO Plant Protection Committee for the South East Asia and Pacific Region 15 (4), 6.
------- First record from Finland.

Evira. Finnish Food Safety Authority (2014-05-26) Apple witches’ broom disease more common than supposed. http://www.evira.fi/portal/en/plants/current+issues/?bid=3929

* NPPO of Finland (1999-04, 2001-02, 2004-03, 2012-05, 2013-05, 2014-05, 2016-06, 2018-06).

* Seppanen E, Heinamies H (1972) Annales Agriculturae Fenniae, Phytopathologia 11 (5), 315-319.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Norway Present, restricted distribution view...
Russia Western Siberia Present, no details view...
Russia Northern Russia Present, no details view...
Russia Central Russia Present, no details view...
Russia Eastern Siberia Present, no details view...
Russia Present, widespread view...
Sweden Present, restricted distribution view...