EPPO Global Database

Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae(PSDMAK)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: only in some areas (2011-07)
From CABI Disease map 1043 (2012): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/130) : detected in 2 properties in south-east Victoria during surveillance activities. Studies have also confirmed that a stored sample from an ealier survey conducted in Western Australia in 1992 was infected by P. syringae pv. actinidiae (but the current status of the disease in this state is not known).

In 2018, an outbreak was confirmed in a kiwifruit orchard in Victoria. Under official control (Promed, 2018).
* IPPC website. Pest Report from Australia (2011-07-12).

* ProMed posting (no. 20181018.6099193) of 2018-10-18. Bacterial canker, kiwifruit - Australia (02): (VI) conf . http://www.promedmail.org/post/6099193