EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum species complex(RALSSO)

Distribution details in Slovakia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2003
See distribution of Ralstonia solanacearum for details.
* 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 36pp.
------- In annual surveys from 2003-2016, R. solanacearum [phylotype IIB-1] was detected in 46 lots of ware potato (9 lots in 2003, 4 in 2004, 8 in 2005, 4 in 2006, 9 in 2007, 4 in 2008, 5 in 2009 and 3 in 2010) but was not detected in seed potato during this period. Official eradication measures were taken.

* NPPO of Slovakia (1997, 1999-07, 2002-06, 2004-01).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, pest eradicated view...
Czech Republic Transient view...
Hungary Present, few occurrences view...
Poland Present, few occurrences view...
Ukraine Transient view...