Other Plant Disease — Israel
As reported in EPPO RS 2018/106, _Fusarium oxysporum_ f. sp. _cubense_ tropical race 4 was first found in Israel in 2016 at 2 separate locations. Ongoing intensive surveillance operations have discovered a further outbreak at a number of sites in close proximity to one of these locations (in the eastern/southern [Sea of Galilee] area).
The infected sites have been confined and placed under strict supervision by the NPPO [National Plant Protection Organisation]. Infected banana mats, as well