EPPO Global Database

Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae(PSDMAK)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2014
Comments
From NPPO (2010): the pathogen has never been detected in kiwifruit samples sent for diagnostics. However,the NPPO pointed out that there are not specific official surveys conducted at the moment in Greece on this pathogen.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/090) : first found in March 2014 in one sample which had been collected from an orchard in the area of Drosero.
References
* Holeva MC, Glynos PE, Karafla CD (2015) First report of bacterial canker of kiwifruit caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae in Greece. Plant Disease 99(5), p 723.

* NPPO of Greece (2010-11).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...