EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax citrulli(PSDMAC)

Distribution details in Israel

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2000s
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent (2014-06)
From CABI Disease map 787 (1999): Absent, intercepted only
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/012) : recently found at a limited number of production sites. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/133) : first significant outbreaks were observed in 2000/2003 on melon and watermelon crops.

In 2014, the NPPO of Israel confirmed that eradication measures were carried out in the field and that the bacterium has not been reported again.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/210) : reports of findings on tomato and aubergine in 2012 and 2014.
* Assouline, I.; Milshtein, H.; Mizrahi, M.; Levy, E.; Ben, Ze'ev, I. S. (1997) Phytoparasitica 25 (2), 117-118.

* Burdman S, Kots N, Kritzman G, Kopelowitz J (2005) Molecular, physiological, and host-range characterization of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli isolates from watermelon and melon in Israel. Plant Disease 89(12), 1339-1347.

* Chalupowicz L, Reuven M, Dror O, Sela N, Burdman S, Manulis-Sasson S (2020) Characterization of Acidovorax citrulli strains isolated from solanaceous plants. Plant Pathology (in press) https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13239
------ isolated in 2012 and 2014 from tomato and aubergine diseased plants.

* NPPO of Israel (2006-01, 2011-06, 2014-06).