EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora colocasiae(PHYTOO)

Distribution details in Solomon Islands

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).
* Gollifer, D. E. (1971) Tropical root and tuber crops tomorrow Vol. 2, pp. 56-60. University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii.

* Gollifer, D. E.; Brown, J. F. (1974) Papua New Guinea Agricultural Journal 25 (1/2), 6-11.

* Herb. IMI.

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

* From South Pacific Commission
------- Present, widespread