EPPO Global Database

Globodera pallida(HETDPA)

Distribution details in South Africa

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Absent, invalid record
CABI/EPPO map D777 of 1999 excluded the record from Louw (1982) as based on incorrect information.

EPPO Reporting Service (2005/033) : delimiting surveys for G. rostochiensis have never found G. pallida (further confirmed by Knoetze et al., 2006).
* Knoetze R, Malan AP, Swart A, Pieterse W (2004) Present status of potato cyst nematode in South Africa. Abstract of a paper presented at the 16th Symposium of the Nematological Society of Southern Africa, 2003-06-01/04, Somerset Strand (ZA). African Plant Protection 10(2), p 129.

* Knoetze R, Malan AP, Mouton C (2006) Differentiation of South African potato cyst nematodes (PCN) by analysis of the rDNA internal transcribed spacer region. African Plant Protection 12, 103-110.
------- Confirms the absence of G. pallida.

* Louw IW (1982) Nematology in southern Africa, pp. 80-87. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Pretoria, South Africa.
------- Now considered as a misidentification.