EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 (no longer in use)(PSDMS3)

Distribution details in Italy (Sardegna)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2007
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/101) : there are two records of R. solanacearum on glasshouse tomatoes in Sardegna. One outbreak was detected in spring 2007 (Loreti et al, 2008) and another in 2009 (Fiori et al., 2009). These records have not been confirmed by the Italian NPPO.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/003) : eradication measures were taken in the infected tomato glasshouses and the bacterium could no longer be found. The NPPO considers that these outbreaks have been eradicated.
* Fiori M, Gallelli A, Fiori V, Ligios V, Loreti S (2009) A new outbreak of Ralstonia solanacearum on tomato in Sardinia. Plant Pathology 91(4 suppl.), S4.103.

* Loreti S, Fiori,M, De Simone D, Falchi G, Gallelli A, Schiaffino A, Ena S (2008) Bacterial wilt, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum, on tomato in Italy. Plant Pathology 57(2), p. 368.

* NPPO of Italy (2010-05).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, pest eradicated view...
France Present, few occurrences view...
Slovenia Absent, pest eradicated view...
Switzerland Absent, intercepted only view...