EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum sensu lato(RALSSO)

Distribution details in Georgia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
Abkhazia.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/097) : found in 2010 and 2011 on tomato plants in Western Georgia, near Chkhorotsku (Samegrelo-Zmo Svaneti region), and Kutaisi (Imereti region).

Found in 2011-2013 in potato productin in Khulo (west Georgia) and Akhaltsikhe (south Georgia) (Muradashvili et al., 2014)
References
* Mepharishvili G, Sikharulidze Z, Thwaites R, Tsetskhladze T, Dumbadze R, Gabaidze M, Muradashvili M (2012) First confirmed report of bacterial wilt of tomato in Georgia caused by Ralstonia solanacearum. New Disease Reports 25, 16. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2012.025.016

* Muradashvili M, Meparishvili G, Sikharulidze A , Meparishvili S (2014) First report of potato brown rot caused by Ralstonia solanacearum in Georgia. Journal of Plant Pathology, 96 (4, Supplement), S4.113-S4.131
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Armenia Absent, invalid record view...
Russia Far East Absent, unreliable record view...
Russia Southern Russia Absent, unreliable record view...
Russia Present, few occurrences view...
Russia Eastern Siberia Absent, unreliable record view...
Russia Central Russia Present, few occurrences view...
Turkey Present, no details view...