EPPO Global Database

Pantoea ananatis(ERWIAN)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2023: Present, no details
* Arias RS, Power IL, Culbreath AK, Sobolev VS, Lamb MC (2013) First report of Pantoea ananatis (Syn. Erwinia uredovora) being associated with peanut rust in Georgia. Plant Health Progress July 2013. doi:10.1094/PHP-2013-0729-04-BR
------- Found together with peanut rust (Puccinia arachidis) on peanut.

* Azad HR, Holmes GJ, Cooksey DA (2000) A new leaf blotch disease of sudangrass caused by Pantoea ananas and Pantoea stewartii. Plant Disease 84(9), 973-979.
------- Associdated with a new leaf blotch disease of sudangrass (Sorghum sudanense) in commercial fields in Imperial Valley, California.

* Bruton BD, Wells JM, Lester GE, Patterson CL (1991) Pathogenicity and characterization of Erwinia ananas causing a postharvest disease of cantaloup fruit. Plant Disease 75(2), 180-183.
------- Associated with a post-harvest disease of melon in Rio Grande Valley, Texas.

* Carr EA, Bonasera JM, Zaid AM, Lorbeer JW, Beer SV (2010) First report of bulb disease of onion caused by Pantoea ananatis in New York. Plant Disease 94(7), p 916.
------- Associated with a disease on onion bulbs in storage in New York state and Georgia.

* Gitaitis R, Walcott R, Culpepper S, Sanders H, Zolobowska L, Langston D (2002) Recovery of Pantoea ananatis, causal agent of center rot of onion, from weeds and crops in Georgia, USA. Crop Protection 21(10), 983-989.
------- Associated with center rot of onions since 1997 in Georgia.

* Gitaitis RD, Gay JD (1997) First report of a leaf blight, seed stalk rot, and bulb decay on onion by Pantoea ananas in Georgia. Plant Disease 81(9), 1096.
------- First report on onion in Georgia causing leaf blight, seed stalk rot and bulb decay.

* Luna E, Lang JM, McClung A, Wamishe Y, Jia Y, Leach JE (2023) First report of rice bacterial leaf blight disease caused by Pantoea ananatis in the United States. Plant Disease 107(early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-08-22-2014-PDN
------- On rice (Oryza sativa) in research fields in Arkansas.

* Schwartz HF, Otto KL, Gent DH, (2003) Relation of temperature and rainfall to development of Xanthomonas and Pantoea leaf blights of onion in Colorado. Plant Disease 87(1), 11-14.
------- Associated (together with other bacteria) with leaf blight of onions in Colorado.
Situation in neighbouring countries
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