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Research Project: Development of Knowledge-based Approaches for Disease Management in Small Fruit and Nursery Crops

Location: Horticultural Crops Research

Title: Current status of potato cyst nematodes in the United States and Canada

Author
item DANDURAND, L - University Of Idaho
item Zasada, Inga
item Wang, Xiaohong
item MIMEE, B - Agriculture Canada
item DEJONG, W - Cornell University - New York
item Novy, Richard - Rich
item Whitworth, Jonathan
item KUHL, J - University Of Idaho

Submitted to: Annual Review of Phytopathology
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/1/2019
Publication Date: 5/17/2019
Citation: Dandurand, L.M., Zasada, I.A., Wang, X., Mimee, B., Dejong, W., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L., Kuhl, J. 2019. Current status of potato cyst nematodes in the United States and Canada. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 57:117-133. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-phyto-082718-100254.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-phyto-082718-100254

Interpretive Summary: Potato cyst nematodes (PCN), Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida, are internationally recognized quarantine pests. Although not widely distributed in either the United States or in Canada, both are present and are regulated by the National Plant Protection Agencies (NPPO) of each country. Globodera rostochiensis was first discovered in New York in the 1940s while G. pallida was detected in a limited area of Idaho in 2006. In Canada, both PCN were first detected in Newfoundland in 1962, and further detections of G. rostochiensis occurred in British Columbia and in Quebec, most recently in 2006. Adherence to a stringent NPPO agreed upon phytosanitary program has prevented spread of PCN to other potato-growing areas in both countries. The successful research and regulatory PCN programs in both countries relies on a network of state, federal, university and private industry cooperators pursuing a common goal of containment, management/eradication, and regulation.

Technical Abstract: Potato cyst nematodes (PCN), Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida, are internationally recognized quarantine pests. Although not widely distributed in either the United States or in Canada, both are present and are regulated by the National Plant Protection Agencies (NPPO) of each country. Globodera rostochiensis was first discovered in New York in the 1940s while G. pallida was detected in a limited area of Idaho in 2006. In Canada, both PCN were first detected in Newfoundland in 1962, and further detections of G. rostochiensis occurred in British Columbia and in Quebec, most recently in 2006. Adherence to a stringent NPPO agreed upon phytosanitary program has prevented spread of PCN to other potato-growing areas in both countries. The successful research and regulatory PCN programs in both countries relies on a network of state, federal, university and private industry cooperators pursuing a common goal of containment, management/eradication, and regulation. Here, we provide an overview of PCN in the United States and Canada.