EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne minor(MELGMI)

Distribution details in Netherlands

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2000
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, under investigation (2011-12)
In 2000 Meloidogyne minor was detected for the first time on potato roots near Zeijerveld. It was then found on a few sport fields and 1 golf-course. A survey was conducted in 2005, M. minor was found 16 times on pastures (7), sport fields (4), golf-courses (3) and potato fields (2).
* Karssen G, Bolk RJ, van Aelst AC, van den Beld HE, Kox LFF, Korthals L, Molendijk L, Zijlstra C, van Hoof R, Cook R (2004) Description of Meloidogyne minor n.sp. (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae), a root-knot nematode associated with yellow patch disease in golf courses. Nematology 6, 59-72.

* NPPO of the Netherlands - Pest status of harmful organisms in the Netherlands (Fytosignalering covering 2009, 2011).

* Personal communication with Dr Karssen, NL (2006).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, no details view...