EPPO Global Database

Spongospora subterranea(SPONSU)

Distribution details in Greece

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, few occurrences
Powdery scab has been reported earlier in some areas of Greece (Argolida, Attica, Kefallinia, Messenia and Salonika) but without any data confirming the identity of the pathogen. In 2013, its presence was confirmed in Kriti.
* Vakalounakis DJ, Doulis AG, Lamprou KK (2014) First report of pwdery scab, caused by Spongospora substerranea f.sp. subterranea on poatoes in Crete, Greece. Plant Disease 98(3), p 425.