EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum sensu lato(RALSSO)

Distribution details in Canada

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Absent, pest eradicated
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2020-07)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (1994/225) : never found on potatoes in Canada, as confirmed by field surveys in Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Prince Edward Island. The published reports relate to other hosts (tomato and pelargonium), and the establishment of the pathogen was not demonstrated.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/098) : Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 detected in a symptomatic geranium (Pelargonium sp. Fantasia ‘Pink Flare’) from a greenhouse in Ontario. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/137) : An eradication campaign was implemented and involved more than 88 facilities in 8 provinces. Pest eradicated.
References
* Conners, I.L. (1967) An Annotated Index of Plant Diseases in Canada. Agriculture Canada, Research Branch Publication 1251.

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Alert System. Official Pest Reports.
-Canada (2020-05-11) Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2: detection in a Canada greenhouse. https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/ralstonia-solanacearum-race-3-biovar-2-detection-canada-greenhouse
- Canada (2020-07-20) Ralstonia solanacearum, race 3 biovar 2 (Rs R3bv2) eradicated from Canadian greenhouses. https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/ralstonia-solanacearum-race-3-biovar-2-rs-r3bv2-eradicated-canadian
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
United States of America New Jersey Present, no details view...
United States of America Illinois Present, no details view...
United States of America Indiana Present, no details view...
United States of America New Hampshire Present, no details view...
United States of America Wisconsin Present, no details view...
United States of America South Dakota Present, no details view...
United States of America Pennsylvania Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Hawaii Present, no details view...
United States of America Arkansas Present, no details view...
United States of America Georgia Present, no details view...
United States of America North Carolina Present, no details view...
United States of America Louisiana Present, no details view...
United States of America Alabama Present, no details view...
United States of America Florida Present, no details view...
United States of America Present, widespread view...
United States of America Michigan Absent, pest eradicated view...