First report of Bemisia tabaci in Croatia
Bemisia tabaci (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) has been reported for the first time in Croatia during the 2000 growing-season. The pest was found in the Mediterranean part of Croatia in the county of Splitsko–Dalmatinska (area from Split to Trogir) on plants of Euphorbia pulcherrima and cuttings of Thunbergia grandiflora. A programme of intensive monitoring and eradication measures are being prepared for the next growing season. The situation of Bemisia tabaci in Croatia can be described as: Present: only in the Mediterranean part (county of Splitsko–Dalmatinska).
NPPO of Croatia, 2001-02.