EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. vesicatoria(XANTAV)

Distribution details in Turkey

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1970s
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service 516/07.

EPPO Reporting Service (2001/168) : details about races isolated in Mediterranean and Eastern Anatolian regions.

On the basis of currently available information, the pathogen may be X. vesicatoria, or X. euvesicatoria, or both.
References
* Mirik M, Aysan Y (2009) Detection of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. vesicatoria in naturally infected pepper seeds in Turkey. Journal of Plant Pathology, 91(2), 433-436.
------- Major bacterial disease on Capsicum annuum in the Eastern Mediterranean region, also causing problems on tomatoes in western Mediterranean region.

* Sahin, F. (2001) Pepper races 7, 8 and 10 of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. vesicatoria isolated from diseased pepper plants in Turkey. New Disease Reports, volume 3. http://www.bspp.org.uk/ndr/jul2001/2001-35.htm
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Azerbaijan Present, no details view...
Bulgaria Present, restricted distribution view...
Greece Present, widespread view...