EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum race 3(PSDMS3)

Distribution details in Turkey

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 1995
From CABI Disease map 785 (1999): Absent, pest no longer present
From NPPO: Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (96/002): generally considered absent from Turkey. In 1995, some infected tubers found in a small area in Central Anatolia. Intensive surveys are being followed by eradication measures.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/005) : no further detections in Central Anatolia since 1995, but one outbreak in Marmara region in 2006.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/091) : a further outbreak in 2006 at Barakova (Canakkale province, Aegean region). Outbreaks under official control. See also Ustun et al., 2008.
References
* Doganay, Z. U. (1978) Zirai Mucadele Arastirma Yilligi No. 12, 124.

* Grousset, F.; Roy, A. S.; Smith, I. M. (1998) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 28 (1-2), 53-63.

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Turkey. Potato brown rot and Bacterial wilt of tomato (2007-07-16). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* NPPO of Turkey (1995, 2007-02, 2007-07).

* Ustun N, Ozakman M, Karahan A (2008) Outbreak of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 causing brown rot on potato in the Aegean region of Turkey. Plant Disease 92(6), p 973.

* Ustun N, Ozakman M, Karahan A (2008) First report of bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 on tomato in Turkey. Plant Pathology 57(4), p 773.
-------First finding of biovar 2 in tomato crops in summer 2006 in the province of Canakkale (Aegean region).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Absent, pest no longer present view...
Georgia Present, restricted distribution view...
Greece Kriti Absent, pest no longer present view...
Greece Present, few occurrences view...
Iran Present, no details view...
Syria Absent, unreliable record view...