EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne chitwoodi(MELGCH)

Distribution details in Belgium

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2022: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution, under official control (2014-10)
From CABI Disease map 803 (2012): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2002/052) : details on distribution.

Taning et al. (2022): first report on spinach (Spinacia oleracea).
* NPPO of Belgium (2007-09, 2014-10).

* Riel HR van (1993) Mededelingen van de Faculteit Landbouwwetenschappen, Universiteit Gent 58 (2B), 737-742.

* Riel HR van (1994) Mededelingen - Faculteit Landbouwkundige en Toegepaste Biologische Wetenschappen, Universiteit Gent 59 (2b), 791-800.

* Taning LM, Chann L, Fleerakkers S, Cap N, Formesyn E, Tirry L, Wesemael WM (2022) Host plant status and damage threshold of spinach (Spinacia oleracea) for the temperate root-knot nematode Meloidogyne chitwoodi. Nematology 25(1), 77-89. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-bja10207

* Waeyenberge L & Moens M (2001). Meloidogyne chitwoodi and M. fallax in Belgium. Nematologia Mediterranea 29, 91-97.
------- Major problem in the culture of field vegetables for the food canning industry in the provinces of Antwerp and Limburg.

* Wesemael WML, Moens M (2008) Verticial distribution of the plant-parasitic nematode, Meloidogyne chitwoodi, under field crops. European Journal of Plant Pathology 120(3), 249-257.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, few occurrences view...
Netherlands Present, restricted distribution view...