EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax citrulli(PSDMAC)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2009
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent (2014-06)
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/059) : detected in 2009, in 2 samples of melon plants (Cucumis melo) collected from a farm (Ferrara province, Emilia-Romagna region).

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/150) : another outbreak was reported in 2011, in 1 melon crop in Sardegna. The whole crop was destroyed.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/102) : the outbreak in Emilia-Romagna (see above) was eradicated in 2012.

From NPPO (2014): the 2 outbreaks reported in 2010 and 2011 (Emilia-Romagna and Sardegna) have been eradicated. The disease has not been found again.
* NPPO of Italy (2010-03, 2011-02, 2012-03, 2014-06).