EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum sensu lato(RALSSO)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2002/099) : found in particular on pelargonium.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/045) : also irrigated tomato crops, and aquatic weeds.
References
* Hong J, Ji, P, Momol MT, Jones JB, Olson SM, Pradhanang P, Guven K (2005) Ralstonia solanacearum detection in tomato irrigations ponds and weeds. In Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Tomato Diseases, Orlando, Florida (US), 2004-06-21/24. Acta Horticulturae no. 695, 309-311 (abst.).

* Ji P, Allen C, Sanchez Perez A, Yao J, Elphinstone JG, Jones JB and Momol MT (2007) New diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum strains associated with vegetable and ornamental crops in Florida. Plant Disease 91:195-203.

* Momol, T.; Pradhanang, P. (2002) Occurrence of Southern wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum on Geranium in Florida. University of Florida, Pest Alert of 2002-06-07. http://extlab7.entnem.ufl.edu/PestAlert/tmm-0607.htm

* Norman DJ, Bocsanczy AM, Harmon P, Harmon CL, Khan A (2018) First report of bacterial wilt disease caused by Ralstonia solanacearum on blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum) in Florida. Plant Disease 102(2), p 438.
-------- On Vaccinium corymbosum.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Absent, pest eradicated view...
Canada Ontario Absent, pest eradicated view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...