EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne fallax(MELGFA)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, subject to official control (2015-11)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/217) : first recorded in 2011 in England and Northern Ireland, in sports turf. In 2013, a new outbreak was found in an organic crop of leeks in 1 field in Staffordshire. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/190) : detected in sports turf in 3 different locations in Northwestern England. Under official control.

In 2015, the NPPO confirmed that the occurrence in Northern Ireland was a mistake in the correspondance of 2013. The pest occurs only in England.

References
* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2013-09, 2015-11).