EPPO Global Database

Erwinia amylovora(ERWIAM)

Distribution details in Greece

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1984
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, widespread (2019-02)
From CABI Disease map 002 (2017): Present, widespread
RS 476, in Potami and Rethymo regions, Mytilini Islands. Eradication programme.

EPPO Reporting Service (524/11) of 1992-06 gives map showing spread since 1984.

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/167) : article in Annals of Benaki Institute gives distribution.
* Anon. (1988) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 6 (1), 46.
------- First recorded on Crete and Mytilini island in 1986.

* Holevas, C.D.; Chitzanidis, A.; Pappas, A.C.; Tzamos E.C.; Elena, K.; Psallidas, P.G.; Alivizatos, A.S.; Panagopoulos, P.E.; Kyriakopoulou P.E.; Bem, F.P.; Lascaris, D.N.; Velissariou, D.E; Vloutoglou, I.; Analytis, S.C.; Paplomatas, E.J.; Asprogoumos, J.S.; Varveri, C. (2000) Disease agents of cultivated plants observed in Greece from 1981 to 1990. Annales de l'institut phytopathologique Benaki 19(1), 1-96.

* NPPO of Greece (2019-02).

* Panagopoulos CG, Panoutsos D (1987) In: 4th National Phytopathological Conference of the Hellenic Phytopathological Society, 13-15 October, Athens, Greece.

* Psallidas PG (1990) Fireblight of pomaceous trees in Greece - evolution of the disease and characteristics of the pathogen Erwinia amylovora. Acta Horticulturae 273, 25-32.
------- First recorded in 1984 in a single pear orchard in the central Peloponnesus in 1971, and spread in that area has been slow.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Albania Present, restricted distribution view...
Bulgaria Present, widespread view...
North Macedonia Present, widespread view...
Turkey Present, widespread view...