EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne fallax(MELGFA)

Distribution details in South Africa

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2002: Absent, unreliable record
From CABI Disease map 901 (2003): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2003/099) : first record.

However, this 'first record' included in a diagnostic protocol for M. fallax was not confirmed in subsequent publications.
References
* Fourier H, Zijlstra C, McDonald AH (2001) Identification of root-knot nematode species occurring in South Africa using the SCAR-PCR technique. Nematology, 3(7), 675-680.
------- First record in South Africa. On groundnut.