EPPO Global Database

Acidovorax avenae(PSDMAV)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2005: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2003
Detected in rice samples from Lombardia where rice panicle sterility was observed in 2003 (incidence of 1.8%, estimated crop losses of 1.5%).
* Cortesi P, Bartoli F, Pizzatti C, Song WY, Schaad NW (2005) First report of Acidovorax avenae ssp. avenae on rice in Italy, Journal of Plant Pathology 87(1), 75-76.
------- First found in Lombardia on rice.