EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora colocasiae(PHYTOO)

Distribution details in Papua New Guinea

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1992: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 466 (1997): Present, no details
A major factor in the decline of taro cultivation, especially in areas of high rainfall (over 2500 mm).
* Arentz, F. (1986) Papua New Guinea Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 34 (1-4), 9-18.

* Herb. IMI.

* SPC (1993) Taro blight in Western Samoa and American Samoa. Agricultural Alert No. 10.

* From South Pacific Commission
------- Present, widespread
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Indonesia Present, restricted distribution view...
Indonesia Java Present, no details view...
Indonesia Irian Jaya Present, no details view...