EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne ethiopica(MELGET)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Absent, invalid record
First recorded in: 2009
From CABI Disease map 962 (2013): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/006) : first found in 2009 near Kavalla on outdoor crops (maize and kiwifruit).

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/216) : recent studies have shown that populations from Greece were not M. ethiopica but M. luci.
References
* Conceição IL, Tzortzakakis EA, Gomes P, Abrantes I, da Cunha MJ (2012) Detection of the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne ethiopica in Greece. European Journal of Plant Pathology 134(3), 451-457.

* Gerič Stare B, Strajnar P, Susič N, Urek G, Širca S (2017) Reported populations of Meloidogyne ethiopica in Europe identified as Meloidogyne luci. Plant Disease 101(9), 1627-1632.

* Maleita CM, Simões MJ, Egas C, Curtis RHC, Abrantes IM de O (2012) Biometrical, biochemical, and molecular diagnosis of Portuguese Meloidogyne hispanica isolates. Plant Disease 96(6), 865-874.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Turkey Absent, invalid record view...