Outbreak of Bemisia tabaci in Finland
The NPPO of Finland recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of an outbreak of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae - EPPO A2 List) on its territory. On 2012-04-16, B. tabaci was caught in yellow sticky traps placed in 2 glasshouses growing a large variety of plant species. The origin of the pest remains unknown. Eradication measures were immediately implemented.
The pest status of Bemisia tabaci in Finland is officially declared as: Present, under eradication.
NPPO of Finland (2012-04).