EPPO Global Database

Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus(CORBSE)

Distribution details in Turkey

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2007
From CABI Disease map 020 (2006): Absent, invalid record
From NPPO: Absent, confirmed by survey
Comments
Declared absent, and original unconfirmed report declared erroneous, in EPPO Reporting Service 452 in 1984. Further confirmed by surveys in the Mediterranean and Aegean regions of Turkey (EPPO Reporting Service (95/168)).

EPPO Reporting Service (97/056): surveys were also conducted in 1990/1991 in the potato-growing areas of Afyon (Aegean region), Bolu (Black Sea region), Nevsehir and Nigde (Central Anatolia). A total of 35200 tubers was tested and found free.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/105) : first detected in 2007 in a small number of potato samples collected from the Kayseri province (Central Anatolia), under official control.
References
* Altundağ Ş, Karahan A, Kılıç AO, Özakman M (2009) First report of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus causing bacterial ring rot in Turkey. Plant Pathology 58(4), p 794.

* Anon. (1974) Plant Health Newsletter No. 77, 57-61.

* Benlioglu, K.Y., Öktem, E. & Özakman, M. (1991) Bacterial diseases of potatoes in the major potato-growing areas in Turkey. EPPO Bulletin 21, 67-72.

* Benlioglu, K.; Öktem, Y.E.; Özakman, M. (1994) [Examination of the potato growing areas of central Anatolia for the presence of ring rot disease]. Bitki Koruma Bülteni, 34(1-2), 35-41.

* Demir, G. & Gündogdu, M. (1991) Detection of ring rot disease (Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. sepedonicus) of potato tubers. J. Turk. Phytopath. 20, 117.

* Demir G, Gündogdu M (1994) Detection of ring rot disease (Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus) of potato tubers. Zirai Mücadele Arastirma Yilligi no. 24-25 (1989-1990), p 125.

* Tokgönül S (1994) [Survey on the bacterial ring rot disease (Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus) or potatoes in the Mediterranean region of Turkiye]. Bitki Koruma Bülteni 32 (1-4), 65-69.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, few occurrences view...
Greece Kriti Present, widespread view...
Greece Present, restricted distribution view...