EPPO Global Database

Monosporascus cannonballus(MSPSCB)

Distribution details in Greece

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2017
First found in 2017 on melon in a glasshouse located in the Messara valley (Heraklion) in Crete. This was the first record for Greece.
* Markakis EA, Trantas EA, Lagogianni CS, Mpalantinaki E, Pagoulatou M, Ververidis F, Goumas dE (2018) First report of root rot and vine decline of melon caused by Monosporascus cannonballus in Greece. Plant Disease 102(5), p 1036.
------- First record on melon in Crete.