EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax citrulli(PSDMAC)

Distribution details in Brazil

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1990
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/133) : presence.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/072) : first found in 1990 in São Paulo state, then also reported from other states (Bahia, Ceará, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, and Roraima).
* De Lima R, Ramos M, Barbosa da Silveira E (2004) [Fruit blotch: important bacterial disease of melon in Brazil]. Anais da Academia Pernambucana de Ciência Agronômica, Recife, vol. 1, 79-88 (in Portuguese).

* Silva GM, Souza RM Yan L, Rui S Jr, Medeiros FHV, Walcott RR (2016) Strains of the group I lineage of Acidovorax citrulli, the causal agent of bacterial fruit blotch of cucurbitaceous crops, are predominant in Brazil. Phytopathology 106(12), 1486-1494.