EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne mali(MELGMA)

Distribution details in Netherlands

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, limited distribution, actionable in case of findings at nurseries (2015-12)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/102) : M. mali was found in 2012/2013 on roots of several Ulmus trees of at least 50 years old in an arboretum in Wageningen, as well as in 3 experimental fields where trees were tested for their resistance to Ceratocystis ulmi (Dutch elm disease) in the municipalities of Wageningen and Baarn. From February to March 2014, M. mali was also detected in several street trees at 4 different sites in the Hague.
References
* NPPO of the Netherlands (2014-05).

* NPPO of the Netherlands - Pest status of harmful organisms in the Netherlands (Fytosignalering covering 2014, 2015).

INTERNET
- Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority. Quick scan on Meloidogyne mali (2014-01). http://www.vwa.nl/onderwerpen/english/dossier/pest-risk-analysis/quick-scans
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, few occurrences view...