EPPO Global Database

Erwinia amylovora(ERWIAM)

Distribution details in Turkey

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1985
From CABI Disease map 002 (2017): Present, widespread
From NPPO: Present, widespread
Comments
Reporting Service 520/08 and 529/10 of 1992-11: can now be found in all parts of the country.

EPPO Reporting Service (1995/151) and EPPO Reporting Service (1995/167) give some extra details.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/034) : detected in Rosa canina in Ereğli district (Konya province, Central Anatolia region).

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/053) : detected in Spiraea prunifolia in the province of Konya (Central Anatolia region).
References
* Bastas KK (2012) First report of Erwinia amylovora on firethorn (Pyracantha coccinea) and mountainash (Sorbus sp.) in Turkey. Plant Disease 96(12), p 1818.
------- On Pyracantha coccinea and Sorbus sp. in Konya province (Central Anatolia region).

* Bastas KK, Sahin F (2012) First report of fire blight disease caused by Ewinia amylovora on rockspray (Cotoneaster horizontalis) in Turkey. Plant Disease 96(11), p 1690.
------- On Cotoneaster horizontalis in Konya province (Central Anatolia region).

* Bastas KK, Sahin F (2012) First report of fire blight disease on blackberry in Turkey. Plant Disease 96(12, p 1818.
------- On Rubus fruticosus cv. Chester in the province of Isparta (Mediterranean region) and Konya (Central Anatolia region).

* Bastas KK, Sahin F, Atasagun R (2013) First report of fire blight caused by Erwinia amylovora on rosehip (Rosa canina) in Turkey. Plant Disease 97(12), p 1652.
------- On Rosa canina in Konya province (Central Anatolia region).

* Bastas KK, Ozturk AY (2013) First report of fire blight caused by Erwinia amylovora on crabapple (Malus floribunda) in Turkey. Plant Disease 97(9), p 1244.
------- On Malus floribunda in Konya province (Central Anatolia region).

* Bastas KK, Sahin F (2014) First report of fire blight caused by Erwinia amylovora on meadow-sweet (Spirea prunifolia) in Turkey. Plant Disease 98(1), p 153.
------- On Spiraea prunifolia in Konya province (Central Anatolia region).

* Momol MT, Yogen O, Basim H, Zachowsky MA, Rudolph K, Purdy LH (1991) Development of fire blight epidemics and control measures in pear orchards in Turkey. Phytopathology 81, 1137-1138.

* Momol MT, Yegen O, Basim H, Rudolph K (1992) Journal of Turkish Phytopathology 21 (1), 41-47.

* Momol MT, Zeller W (1992) Plant Disease 76 (11), 1114-1116.
------- Infections in Turkey thought to be part of an expanding epidemic originating in Egypt.

* NPPO of Turkey (1994).

* Oktem YE, Benlioglu K (1988) Studies of fireblight (Erwinia amylovora) of pome fruits. Journal of Turkish Phytopathology 17, 106.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Armenia Present, restricted distribution view...
Azerbaijan Absent, invalid record view...
Bulgaria Present, widespread view...
Georgia Present, restricted distribution view...
Greece Present, widespread view...
Greece Kriti Present, restricted distribution view...
Iran Present, restricted distribution view...
Syria Present, restricted distribution view...