EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum race 2(PSDMS2)

Distribution details in Belize

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1995: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 784 (1999): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (95/021): introduced from Guatemala, has not reached commercial bananas.

According to Belize Pesticides Control Board, transmitted through IICA, Moko disease has been eradicated from commercial plantings. It presently has a restricted distribution in smallholdings away from commercial plantings.
References
* Black, R.; Delbeke, A. (1991) Moko Disease (Pseudomonas solanacearum) of Musa in Belize. Tropical Science 31(4), 347-353.

* IICA Caraphin Report, 1994.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Guatemala Present, no details view...
Mexico Present, no details view...