EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum sensu lato(RALSSO)

Distribution details in United States of America (Michigan)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Absent, pest eradicated
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/099) : in a symptomatic geranium (Pelargonium sp. Fantasia ‘Pink Flare’) sample collected from a greenhouse in Michigan. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/137) : The above outbreak was officially declared eradicated in June 2020.
References
* INTERNET
APHIS-PPQ – Factsheet. March 2003. Detection of Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 in the United States. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/lpa/pubs/fsheet_faq_notice/fs_phralstonia.html

NAPPO Phytosanitary Alert System. Official Pest Reports.
- USA (2020-06-23) Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2: eradicated from US greenhouses. https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/ralstonia-solanacearum-race-3-biovar-2-eradicated-u-s-greenhouses
- USA (2020-04-22) Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2: detection in a United States greenhouse. https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/ralstonia-solanacearum-race-3-biovar-2-detection-united-states-greenhouse
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Absent, pest eradicated view...
Canada Ontario Absent, pest eradicated view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...