EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax citrulli(PSDMAC)

Distribution details in Trinidad and Tobago

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, no details
Pest status declared by NPPO: Unknown (2012-12)
Based on reports from farmers and field visits, bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon appears to occur only in the Mayaro district during 2012.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Trinidad and Tobago. First report of bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon(2012-12-10). https://www.ippc.int/index.php
------- Reported as Acidovorax sp. (suggesting that the exact identity of the bacterium has not been confirmed).