EPPO Global Database

Pantoea ananatis(ERWIAN)

Distribution details in Benin

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/065) : found during surveys (2011-2015) in rice fields showing symptoms of bacterial leaf blight.
* Kini K, Agnimonhan R, Afolabi O, Milan B, Soglonou B, Gbogbo V, Koebnik R, Silué D (2017) First report of a new bacterial leaf blight of rice caused by Pantoea ananatis and Pantoea stewartii in Benin. Plant Disease 101(1), p 242.

* Kini K, Lefeuvre P, Poulin L, Silué D, Koebnik R (2020) Genome resources of three West African strains of Pantoea ananatis causing bacterial blight and grain discoloration of rice. Phytopathology 110(9), 1500-1502.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Burkina Faso Present, no details view...
Togo Present, restricted distribution view...