EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne enterolobii(MELGMY)

Distribution details in South Africa

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1997
From CABI Disease map 804 (2014): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/170) : first reported in 1997 in declining guava trees (Psidium guajava) in Mpumalanga province. During the 2011/2012 potato growing season, it was detected in 5 potato samples from KwaZulu-Natal province.
References
* Onkendi EM, Moleleki LN (2013) Detection of Meloidogyne enterolobii in potatoes in South Africa and phylogenetic analysis based on intergenic region and the mitochondrial DNA sequences. European Journal of Plant Pathology 136(1), 1-5.
------- On potatoes.

* Willers P (1988) First record of Meloidogyne mayaguensis Rammah and Hirschmann, 1988: Heteroderidae on commercial crops in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. Subtropica 18, 19-20.

* Willers P (1997) First record of Meloidogyne mayaguensis Rammah & Hirschmann, 1988: Heteroderidae on commercial crops in the Mpumalanga province, South Africa. Inligtingsbulletin Instituut vir Tropiese en Subtropiese Gewasse No. 294, 19-20.