EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum race 3(PSDMS3)

Distribution details in Malawi

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, widespread
Comments
Bacterial wilt of potato (presumably race3 biovar 2) is causing problems in potato production in Malawi.
References
* Zayamba Kagona JD (2008) The incidence of Bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) in informal potato planting material used by farmers in Dedza and Ntcheu districts of Malawi. MSC Thesis, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas (NO), 87 pp.
http://www.umb.no/statisk/noragric/publications/master/2008_justin_dickson_zayamba_kagona.pdf
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Zambia Present, no details view...