EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum sensu lato(RALSSO)

Distribution details in Australia (Queensland)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, no details
A Promed posting of 2009 states that potato brown rot has been found in Queensland and that it was cuased by Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 (but this remains to be confirmed).
* Promed posting of 2009-08-21 (no. 20090821.2958). Brown rot, potato - Australia: (Queensland) new strain. http://www.promedmail.org