EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum race 3(PSDMS3)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, few occurrences
From CABI Disease map 785 (1999): Absent, pest no longer present
From NPPO: Absent, pest no longer present
Comments
Officially declared absent in 1996, but there are uncontested earlier records.

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/167) : article in Annals of Benaki Institute refers to records on tomato in 1984 and 1986, and nothing since (cf. above).

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/176) : Present, reported again in 2006 after 40 years of absence, one outbreak in Peloponnese, under official control.
References
* Alivizatos AS, Glynos PE, Karafla C, Ziaziari C, Stathopoulos F (2006) Host plants of Ralstonia solanacearum in the Kalavryta area. Abtracts of presentations given at the 11th Hellenic Phytopathological Congress Preveza, GR, 2002-04-01 Phytopathologia Mediterranea 45(1), p 74.

* Grousset F, Roy AS, Smith IM (1998) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 28 (1-2), 53-63.

* OEPP/EPPO (1960) EPPO Publications Series A no. 31.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Absent, pest no longer present view...
Turkey Present, few occurrences view...