EPPO Global Database

Pantoea ananatis(ERWIAN)

Distribution details in South Africa

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Present, no details
NAPPO News Story of 2002-01-10: new disease of eucalyptus.

Brown stalk rot, a new disease of maize caused by P. ananatis and an undescribed Pantoea sp. (Goszcynska et al., 2004).
* Goszczynska T, Moloto VM, Venter SN, Coutinho TA (2006) Seed Science and Technology 34(3), 655-668.
------- Isolated from diseased onions.

* Goszczynska T, Botha WJ, Venter SN, Coutinho TA (2004) Isolation and identification of the causal agent of brown stalk rot, a new disease of maize in South Africa. Plant Disease 91(6), 711-718.
------- New disease, first observed in 2004 to 2005 on commercial maize (Zea mays) fields in the Northwest and Mpumalanga Provinces.

* NAPPO (2002)
------- New disease of eucalyptus.