October 2016: CLOSING NOTE Finding of Ralstonia solanacearum, (race 1) in ornamental Anthurium plants for cut flower production

Publication Date
Tue, 07 Feb 2017, 12:58
Last Updated
Feb. 7, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Report Number
NLD-59/1
Country
Netherlands
Pest Id
Ralstonia solanacearum race 1 - (PSDMSO)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Anthurium sp.
Pest Status
  • Absent: pest eradicated
Summary

This report concerns the closing note of the official finding of Ralstonia solanacearum in the Netherlands in ornamental Anthurium plants, in the varieties “Midori”, “Pistache” and “Fire”. Ralstonia solanacearum which was confirmed on August 14, 2015. The interception concerned race 1 of R. solanacearum. Many plants at various locations within the greenhouse exhibited symptoms. The plants in the greenhouse had been planted 10 years ago and up to now no symptoms have been observed. The origin of the finding is unknown. There is no link with findings of Ralstonia solanacearum (race 1), found on Curcuma or Rosa plants for planting. Measures have been taken aimed at eradication. All the Anthurium plants have been destroyed and the greenhouse has been cleaned and disinfected. The grower has decided to grow another crop.

Report files
October 2016, Closing note: Finding of Ralstonia solanacearum, (race 1) in ornamental Anthurium plants for cut flower production
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