EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax citrulli(PSDMAC)

Distribution details in China (Shaanxi)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Absent, unreliable record
According to Feng et al. (2013): in 1990, typical BFB symptoms were reported on mature watermelon fruit in Shaanxi province but the causal bacterium was not isolated or identified (Zhang and Rhodes, 1990)”.
* Zhang X, Rhodes BB (1990) A new devastating disease of watermelon: Bacterial fruit blotch (in Chinese). China Watermelon Muskmelon 2: 44-45.
------- new disease report for Shaanxi.

* Feng JJ, Li JQ, Walcott RR, Zhang GM, Luo LX, Kang L, Zheng Y, Schaad NW (2013) Advances in detection of Acidovorax citrulli, the causal agent of bacterial fruit blotch of cucurbits. Seed Science and Technology, 41, 1-15.