EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne ethiopica(MELGET)

Distribution details in Chile

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 962 (2013): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/004) : according the Carneiro et al. (2007), it occurs in the Central Valley over an area of approximately 1000 km, being detected from the Copiapo valley (north of Santiago) to Talca. M. ethiopica was found on grapevine, kiwi and tomato in several localities in 5 regions: Atacama (III), Valparaiso (V), O’Higgins (VI), Maule (VII), region Metropolitana de Santiago.

According to Aballay et al. (2013), M. ethiopica is one of the most important nematode species affecting grapevine in Chile (being very aggressive and difficult to control).
* Aballay E, Persson P, Mårtensson A (2009) Plant-parasitic nematodes in Chilean vineyards. Nematropica 39, 85-97.

* Aballay E, Ordenes P, Mårtensson A, Persson P (2013) Effects of rhizobacteria on parasitism by Meloidogyne ethiopica on grapevines. European Journal of Plant Pathology 135(1), 137-145.

* Carneiro RMDG, Randing O, Almeida MRA, Gomes ACMM (2004) Additional information on Meloidogyne ethiopica Whitehead, 1968 (Tylenchida: Meloidogynidae), a root-knot nematode parasitising kiwi fruit and grape-vine from Brazil and Chile. Nematology 6, 109-123.

* Meza P, Soto B, Rojas L, Esmenjaud D (2016) Identification of Meloidogyne species from the Central Valley of Chile and interaction with stone fruit rootstocks. Plant Disease 100(7), 1358-1363.
-------- Found in Maule, Region Metropolitana, Liberator Bernardo O'Higgins, Valparaiso on different crops (Actinidia chinensis, Cucumis sativus, Solanum lycopersicum, Prunus cerasus, P. persica).

* Tordable, M. del C.; Lax, P.; Magunacelaya, J. C.; Doucet, M. (2012) Nematropica 42 (2), 276-280.
------- El Huique.
Situation in neighbouring countries
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