Distribution details in Brazil (Sao Paulo)
First recorded in: 1990
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/072) : first found in 1990 in a watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) field.
* 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.