EPPO Global Database

Globodera rostochiensis(HETDRO)

Distribution details in South Africa

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1971
From CABI Disease map 778 (1999): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2005/033) : first reported in 1971 and eradicated. Found again in 1999 in Western Cape. Surveys show that it is confined to limited areas there; containment measures are being applied.
* Anon. (1977) Newsletter - Nematological Society of Southern Africa, No. 9, 2-4.
------- Declining in the area to the north of Pretoria and thriving in the Witwatersrand.

* Kleynhans K (1975) Nematological Society of Southern Africa Newsletter No. 7, 10-12.
------- First reported in 1971.

* 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.
------- G. rostochiensis detected in the regions of Sandveld and Ceres (G. pallida absent).

* Louw IW (1982) Nematology in southern Africa [Ed. by Keetch DP, Heyns J], pp. 80-87. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Pretoria, South Africa.