EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum species complex(RALSSO)

Distribution details in Belgium

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, few occurrences
Comments
See distribution for R. solanacearum race 3 for more details.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/111)

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/039) : found in Rosa (biovar 3/phylotype I) in one glasshouse, but subsequently successfully eradicated.
References
* Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (European Commission) (2017) Potato ring rot and brown rot surveys in the EU: Annual report 2016/2017. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
------- In annual surveys from 1995-2016, 23 lots of ware potatoes were found to be infected with R. solanacearum [phylotype IIB-1] (8 lots in 1999, 11 in 2002, 1 in 2005, 1 in 2008, 1 in 2014 and 1 in 2015). One lot of seed potatoes was reported to be infected in 1999.

* Grousset F, Roy A-S, Smith IM (1998) Situation of Ralstonia solanacearum in the EPPO region in 1997. EPPO Bulletin, 28: 53-63. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2338.1998.tb00702.x

* NPPO of Belgium (2015-12).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, few occurrences view...
Germany Present, few occurrences view...
Netherlands Present, restricted distribution view...