First finding of Xanthomonas fragariae in Estonia

Publication Date
Mon, 26 Oct 2009, 01:00
Last Updated
Oct. 25, 2009, 10:01 a.m.
Report Number
EST-01/2
Country
Estonia
Pest Id
Xanthomonas fragariae - (XANTFR)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Strawberry plants (variety Polka) for commercial production of strawberries.
Pest Status
  • Present: under eradication
Geographical Distribution
Production site is located in Southern part of Estonia at Valga district.
Summary

Production site was checked during the survey aimed to investigate presence of harmful organisms on strawberry plants. The size of contaminated site is 0,4 ha. Plantation was established in 2008. The planting material was obtained from the other EU Member State.

Danger
First finding in Estonia

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