EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum race 2(PSDMS2)

Distribution details in Jamaica

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, under eradication (2006-05).
From CABI Disease map 784 (1999): Absent, invalid record
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (98/026): the Jamaican NPPO reports that the disease has never occurred. The published report is erroneous (therefore the record appearing in CABI/EPPO disease map 784 was also considered erroneous.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/034) : first report in 2003 in St James (north of island). Under eradication.
References
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Jamaica. Occurrence of the Moko Disease in Jamaica (2006-05-04).https://www.ippc.int/index.php
------- Parish of St. James in the West and parishes of St. Thomas, Portland, and St. Mary in the East of the Island.

* INTERNET
- Jamaica Information Service. Ministry outlines plan of action for banana disease, Kingston, 2004-03-10. http://www.jis.gov.jm
- Jamaica Gleaner. The threat to banana. 2004-03-11. http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20040311/cleisure/cleisure1.html
- ProMed posting of 2004-03-17. Moko disease, banana – Jamaica (St James). http://www.promedmail.org