Absence of Ditylenchus destructor in Australia

Publication Date
Tue, 24 Jun 2008, 02:00
Last Updated
June 30, 2015, 7:21 a.m.
Report Number
AUS-11/2
Country
Australia
Pest Id
Ditylenchus destructor - (DITYDE)
Report Status
Final
Pest Status
  • Absent: pest records invalid
Summary

Previous records that reported the presence of Ditylenchus destructor in Australia (New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia) are erroneous or resulted from taxonomic confusion with other Ditylenchus species. Recent surveys and surveillance programs that have been carried out have failed to detect this nematode.

Contact for info
IPPC Contact Point Australian Government Department of Agriculture GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia IPPC.ContactPoint@agriculture.gov.au
Report files
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Issue keywords
Pest status:Absent/Absence
Commodity keywords

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