EPPO Global Database

Pectobacterium rhapontici(ERWIRH)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2003: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 145 (1996): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, widespread
Comments
Widespread saprophytic bacterium, occasionally pathogenic.

References
* Huang HC, Hsieh TF, Erickson RS (2003) Biology and epidemiology of Erwinia rhapontici, causal agent of pink seed and crown rot of plants. Plant Pathology Bulletin 12, 69-76.
------- England.

* NPPO of the United Kingdom (1992).