EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 05 - 2009 Num. article: 2009/101

International Workshop on citrus quarantine pests (Villahermosa, MX, 2009-07-27/31)

An International Workshop on citrus quarantine pests will take place at Villahermosa (State of Tabasco) in Mexico on the 2009-07-27/31. The Workshop is organized jointly by SAGARPA (Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarollo rural, Pesca y Alimentacíon), SENASICA (Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria), USDA (US Department of Agriculture), NAPPO (North American Plant Protection Organization), IICA (Istituto Interamericano de Cooperacíon para la Agricultura) and the Plant Health Committee of Tabasco State (Comité Estatal de Sanidad Vegetal de Tabasco).
The objective of this Workshop is to discuss the management of citrus quarantine pests such as: huanglongbing (associated with Liberibacter spp.), Citrus leprosis virus, citrus canker (Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri) and citrus variegated chlorosis (Xyllela fastidiosa).
The programme of the Workshop, contact addresses, and a registration form can be downloaded from the NAPPO website:


NAPPO, 2009-03.