EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas euvesicatoria pv. allii(XANTAA)

Distribution details in Reunion

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2005: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1993
From CABI Disease map 982 (2006): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2005/063) .

According to Picard et al.(2008), in the Mascarene archipelago, the bacterium was first observed in Mauritius in 1984, and then in Réunion (onion fields in 1993, leek and garlic in 2000).
* Humeau L, Roumagnac P, Soustrade I, Gagnevin L, Degas J, Jeuffrault E, Pruvost O (2004) Une maladie émergente de l’oignon à la Réunion. Le dépérissement bactérien causé par Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. allii. Phytoma – La Défense des Végétaux, no. 573, 28-30.

* Picard Y, Roumagnac P, Legrand D, Humeau L, Robène-Soustrade I, Chiroleu F, Gagnevin L, Pruvost O (2008) Polyphasic characterization of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. allii associated with outbreaks of bacterial blight on three Allium species in the Mascarene Archipelago. Phytopathology 98(8), 919-925.

* Roumagnac P, Pruvost O, Chiroleu F, Hugues G (2004) Spatial and temporal analyses of bacterial blight of onion caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. allii. Phytopathology, 94(2), 138-146.