EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas arboricola pv. fragariae(XANTAF)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2002/061) : found in mid 1990s near Cesena (Emilia-Romagna region).
* Ferrante P, Scortichini M (2018) Xanthomonas arboricola pv. fragariae: a confirmation of the pathogenicity of the pathotype strain. European Journal of Plant Pathology 150(3), 825-829.

* Janse JD, Rossi MP, Gorkink RFJ, Derks JHJ, Swings J, Janssens D, Scortichini M (2001) Bacterial leaf blight of strawberry (Fragaria (x) ananassa) caused by a pathovar of Xanthomonas arboricola, not similar to Xanthomonas fragariae Kennedy & King. Description of the causal organism as Xanthomonas arboricola pv. fragariae (p. no., comb. nov.). Plant Pathology, 50(6), 653-665.