EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum species complex(RALSSO)

Distribution details in Bulgaria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, few occurrences
Comments
See distribution of Ralstonia solanacearum for details.

EPPO Reporting Service (1996/02) : since reports in 1944 and 1951, followed by eradication, no cases found. Confirmed by surveys in 1994 and 1995.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/077) : negative results from surveys in 2001/2003

NPPO (2018): found in 2018 in a potato field of 1.23 ha in Vukan village (municipality of Tran). Under eradication.
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 2006-2016, potato brown rot was detected in one lot of ware potato in 2014.

* Doganova M (1976) Rastitelna Zashchita 24 (3), 5-7.

* NPPO of Bulgaria (1995, 2004-05, 2018-10).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Present, few occurrences view...
Greece Kriti Absent, pest no longer present view...
Romania Present, few occurrences view...
Serbia Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, few occurrences view...