EPPO Global Database

Monosporascus cannonballus(MSPSCB)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1994
From CABI Disease map 827 (2001): Present, no details
* Martyn, R. D.; Lovic, B. R.; Maddox, D. A.; Germash, A.; Miller, M. E. (1994) Plant Disease 78 (12), 1220.
------- First record for Africa. On watermelon near Gabes in the south.

* Rhouma A, Ben Salem I, M'Hamdi M, Boughalleb-M'Hamdi N (2019) Relationship study among soils physico-chemical properties and Monosporascus cannonballus ascospores densities for cucurbit fields in Tunisia. European Journal of Plant Pathology 153(1), 65-78.
------- Important disease in several melon and watermelon-producting areas in Tunisia.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Libya Present, no details view...