EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax citrulli(PSDMAC)

Distribution details in Guadeloupe

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2015
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/092) : first reported in March 2015 from symptomatic melon (Cucumis melo). Sanitation measures were applied, and no symptoms have been reported in 2018. The outbreak is considered eradicated.
* Cunty A, Audusseau C, Paillard S, Olivier V, François C, Rivoal C, Poliakoff F (2019) First Report of Acidovorax citrulli, the Causal Agent of Bacterial Fruit Blotch, on Melon (Cucumis melo) in Guadeloupe (France). Plant Disease https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-18-1825-PDN