EPPO Global Database

Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae(PSDMAK)

Distribution details in Australia (Victoria)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
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 earlier 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. Under official control (Promed, 2018).
* IPPC website. Official Pest Report -Australia (2011-07-12). Detection of the Asian strain of bacterial canker of kiwifruit in Victoria, Australia. https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/australia/pestreports/2011/07/detection-of-the-asian-strain-of-bacterial-canker-of-kiwifruit-in-victoria-australia/

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