Extension of known Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) in Victoria, Australia
Tue, 11 Nov 2008, 00:00
July 6, 2023, 5:52 a.m.
Globodera rostochiensis - (HETDRO)
Potato Solanum tuberosum
Pest Status (old values from ISPM 8 -1998 )
Present: only in some areas
Pest Status (ISPM 8 - 2021)
Present: not widely distributed and under official control
Thorpdale in south eastern Victoria.
Symptoms are not specific but include patches of poor growth in a crop with yellowing, wilting or death of the foliage.
This pest has been present for some time in several production districts of south eastern Victoria and is subject to official control. The latest detection has occurred in a nearby district that supplies seed potato and represent an extension of the range of PCN in Victoria. Affected areas will continue to be under official control.
Contact for info
Australian Chief Plant Protection Officer
Australian Government Department of Agriculture
GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601