EPPO Global Database

Serratia marcescens(SERRMA)

Distribution details in United States of America (Massachusetts)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2003: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1999
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/183) : first report in Massachusetts.
* Bruton BD, Mitchell F, Fletcher J,Pair SD, Wayadande A, Melcher U, Brady J, Bextine B, Popham W (2003) Serratia marcescens, a phloem-colonizing, squash bug -transmitted bacterium: causal agent of Cucurbit yellow vine disease. Plant Disease 87(8), 937-944.

* Wick, R.L.; Lerner, J.; Pair, S.D.; Fletcher, J.; Melcher, U.; Mitchell, F.; Bruton, B.D. (2001) Detection of cucurbit yellow vine disease in squash and pumpkin in Massachusetts. Plant Disease, 85(9), p 1031