EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 2002 Num. article: 2002/142

First report of Bactrocera zonata in Iran

The presence of Bactrocera zonata (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) in Iran has recently been confirmed in a limited area in the south of the country. It is stated by the Iranian NPPO that the pest is well controlled. This is the first report of B. zonata in Iran.


Personal communication with Dr K. Alrouechdi, FAO/SNEA-Tunis,