EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas arboricola pv. fragariae(XANTAF)

Distribution details in Turkey

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2004
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/059) : first report in Turkey. The bacterium was detected in symptomless planting material of strawberry (Fragaria ananassa) in summer 2004.
References
* Ustun N, Tjou-Tam-Sin NNA, Janse JD (2007) First report of bacterial leaf blight of strawberry caused by Xanthomonas arboricola pv. fragariae Janse et al. in Turkey. Journal of Plant Pathology 89(1), 109-112.