EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne enterolobii(MELGMY)

Distribution details in United States of America

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2002
From CABI Disease map 804 (2014): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/105) : first reported in 2002 on ornamentals and then in a commercial tomato field and a tropical fruit nursery in Florida.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/130) : found in an ornamental nursery on Jamaican poinsettia (Euphorbia punicea) in Florida.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/015) : detected on cotton and soybean in North Carolina.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/093) : detected on sweet potato in North Carolina.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/049) : found on resistant cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas cv. Covington) in South Carolina.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/048) : found in 2018 in 1 sweet potato field in Louisiana.
References
* Brito JA, Stanley J, Cetintas R, Powers T, Inserra R, McAvoy G, Mendes ML, Crow B, Dickson D (2004) Identification and host preference of Meloidogyne mayaguensis and other root-knot nematodes from Florida, and their susceptibility to Pasteuria penetrans. Journal of Nematology 36(3), 308-309.

* Brito JA, smith T, Dickson DW (2015) First report of Meloidogyne enterolobii Infecting Artocarpus heterophyllus worldwide. Plant Disease 99(9), p 1284.
------- On jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) plants growing in a nursery in Collier county.

* Han H, Brito JA, Dickson DW (2012) First report of Meloidogyne enterolobii infecting Euphorbia punicea in Florida. Plant Disease 96(11), p 1706.

* INTERNET
- Department of Agriculture and Forestry. News (2018-07-13) New crop pest identified in Louisiana. http://www.ldaf.state.la.us/news/new-crop-pest-identified-in-louisiana/
- LSU. Guava root-knot nematode: a potentially serious new pest in Louisiana by Overstreet et al. (undated) https://www.lsuagcenter.com/articles/page1548428489554
- North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. News Release of 2017-05-10. NCDA & CS warns of emerging nematode that could impact the state's sweet potato crop. http://www.ncagr.gov/paffairs/release/2017/5-17emergingnematode.htm

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Alert System. News stories (2002-06-20). Root-knot nematode new to the US. http://www.pestalert.org/viewArchNewsStory.cfm?nid=192

* Rutter WB, Skantar Am, Handoo ZA, Mueller JD, Aultman SP, Agudelo P (2019) Meloidogyne enterolobii found infecting root-knot nematode resistant sweetpotato in South Carolina, United States. Plant Disease (early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-08-18-1388-PDN

* Ye WM, Koenning SR, Zhuo K, Liao JL (2013) First report of Meloidogyne enterolobii on cotton and soybean in North Carolina, United States. Plant Disease 97(9), p 1262.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...