EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne ethiopica(MELGET)

Distribution details in Turkey

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, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/007) : first found during summer 2009 on tomato and cucumber greenhouse crops in the province of Samsun.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/216) : recent studies have shown that populations from Turkey were not M. ethiopica but M. luci.
References
* Aydınlı G, Mennan S, Devran Z, Širca S, Urek G (2013) First report of the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne ethiopica on tomato and cucumber in Turkey. Plant Disease 97(9), p 1262.

* 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
Greece Absent, invalid record view...