EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax citrulli(PSDMAC)

Distribution details in United States of America (Iowa)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1999: Absent, pest no longer present
From CABI Disease map 787 (1999): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (95/221)

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/133) : according to Latin and Hopkins (1995), in some US states (Delaware, Iowa and Maryland) the disease was seen in 1989 but has not been found later on (at least until 1995, no more recent data could be found).
References
* Hopkins, D. L. (1994) Phytopathology 84, 775.

* Latin RX, Hopkins D (1995) Bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon: the hypothetical exam question becomes reality. Plant Disease 79(8), 761-764.