Extension of known Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) in Victoria, Australia

 
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Publication Date
Tue, 30 Jun 2015, 07:27
Last Updated
June 30, 2015, 7:27 a.m.
Report Number
AUS-16/4
Country
Australia
Pest Id
Globodera rostochiensis - (HETDRO)
Report Status
Preliminary
Hosts
Potato Solanum tuberosum
Pest Status
  • Present: only in some areas
Geographical Distribution
Thorpdale in south eastern Victoria.
Summary

Symptoms are not specific but include patches of poor growth in a crop with yellowing, wilting or death of the foliage.

Danger
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
Lois Ransom Chief Plant Protection Officer Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia [email protected]
Issue keywords
Pest status:Present/Presence
Commodity keywords

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