EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum sensu lato(RALSSO)

Distribution details in Australia (Queensland)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, no details
Comments
A Promed posting of 2009 states that potato brown rot has been found in Queensland and that it was caused by Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 (but this remains to be confirmed).
References
* Plant Health Australia Ltd (2021) Biosecurity plan for the potato industry (version 3.2, 2021). Plant health Australia, Canberra, ACT. 166 pp

* Promed posting of 2009-08-21 (no. 20090821.2958). Brown rot, potato - Australia: (Queensland) new strain. http://www.promedmail.org