EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum race 3(PSDMS3)

Distribution details in Kenya

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2004: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 785 (1999): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2004/155) : pelargonium found infected in nurseries producing plants for planting for export to EU countries in 1999/2000. No infections found since 2001/2002.
References
* Janse, J.D.; van den Beld, H.E.; Elphinstone, J.; Simpkins, S.; Tjou-Tam-Sin, N.N.A.; van Vaerenbergh, J. (2004) Introduction to Europe of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 race 3 in Pelargonium zonale cuttings. Journal of Plant Pathology, 86(2), 147-145.

* Smith, J. J.; Offord, L. C.; Holderness, M.; Saddler, G. S. (1995) Applied and Environmental Microbiology 61 (12), 4263-4268.
------- Biovars II and N2.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Ethiopia Present, no details view...