EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax citrulli(PSDMAC)

Distribution details in China (Hainan)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1998
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/120) : first detected in watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) seedlings in 1998.
* Feng J, Schuenzel EL, Li J, Schaad NW (2009) Multilocus sequence typing reveals two evolutionary lineages of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli. Phytopathology 99(8), 913-920.

* Zhang R, Tan Z, Wen Y, Zhan H, Jian R (1998) Description and identification of the causal organism of bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Tropical Crops, 19: 70-76.