EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax citrulli(PSDMAC)

Distribution details in Brazil (Minas Gerais)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
* Macagnan D, Romeiro R da S, Mendonca HL, Barreto RW (2003) Watermelon fruit blotch disease: a new bacterial disease in Minas Gerais State. Summa Phytopathologica 29(3), 286-287 (abst.).

* 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.