EPPO Global Database

Globodera rostochiensis(HETDRO)

Distribution details in Bulgaria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1985
From CABI Disease map 778 (1999): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service 460 (1985): first report in 1 plot of seed potatoes, in the Kjustendil district.

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/052) : in a soil survey, found in 85 localities out of 256. Highest populations in Smolyan, Velingrad and Samokov regions.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/077) : found in a few areas in surveys in 2001/2003 (96 ha in all).

During surveys carried out between 2004 and 2006, 10 540 soil samples (from 32 887 ha of potatoes) were tested and 36% were infested by Globodera spp. Infestations were found in 5 regions: Blagoevgrad, Sofia, Plovdiv, Pazardzik, Smolian (Laginova & Hristova, 2009).
References
* Laginova M, Hristova T (2009) Potato cyst nematodes (Globodera spp. in Bulgaria). Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 39(1), p 77.

* NPPO of Bulgaria, 2004-05.

* Trifonova Z (1998) Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 4 (3), 293-297.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Present, restricted distribution view...
Greece Kriti Present, no details view...
Romania Present, restricted distribution view...
Serbia Present, few occurrences view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...