EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum species complex(RALSSO)

Distribution details in Türkiye

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 1995
EPPO Reporting Service (1996/02) : generally considered absent from Turkey. In 1995, some infected tubers found in a small area in Central Anatolia. Intensive surveys are being followed by eradication measures.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/111) : The disease has been found in the past but is not established. However, in early 1995 some infected potato tubers (cv. Van Gogh) were found in a small part of Central Anatolia region.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/005) : no further detections in Central Anatolia since 1995, but one outbreak in Marmara region in 2006.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/091) : Present, first reported in 1995 in Central Anatolia but then no longer detected, two outbreaks found in 2006 in Marmara region (potato) and Aegean region (tomato), under official control.
* NPPO of Turkey (2007-07).

* Ustun N, Ozakman M and Karahan A (2007) First report of bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 on tomato in Turkey. New Disease Reports 16, 12

* Ustun N, Ozakman M, Karahan A (2008) Outbreak of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 causing brown rot on potato in the Aegean Region of Turkey. Plant Disease 92, 973. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-92-6-0973B

* Ustun N, Ozakman M, Karahan A (2009) Occurrence of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 on tomato, weeds and irrigation water in Turkey. Acta Horticulturae. 808, 275-278
------- R. solanacearum biovar 2 (probably [phylotype IIB-1]) also found in canal water and on wild hosts Solanum nigrum, S. alatum, Portulaca oleracea and Datura stramonium in vicinity of infected tomato crops.

Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Armenia Absent, invalid record view...
Bulgaria Present, few occurrences view...
Georgia Present, restricted distribution view...
Greece Kriti Absent, pest no longer present view...
Greece Present, few occurrences view...
Iran Present, no details view...
Iraq Present, no details view...
Syria Absent, unreliable record view...